India finished Super 12 with a remarkable performance that saw them top Group B of T20 Globalism Cup 2022. With four wins out of five, the first champion qualified for the semi-finals where he will face England on Thursday.
Suryakumar Yadav lit up the World Cup with his amazing performance with his tight 360-degree technique and is a major reason why India reached the semi-finals. The 31-year-old racked up three half-century and scored 225 points with an impressive batting average of 193.96.
Sunday, saw India He slipped to 101/4 from 87/1 against Zimbabwe but his counterattack made them finish 186/5 in 20 increases – a total that proved just beyond their opponent’s reach.
Former India Editorial Gautam Gambhir He was very impressed with Suryakumar’s performance in the tournament and described him as a “different” player.
“There are players like Virat Kohli, KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma, who are very traditional players. Suryakumar Yadav is different. Enjoy and enjoy it because you don’t get the kind of players that India often don’t have, especially the no-show. 4,” Jumper said on Star Sports.
Suryakumar made 61 out of 25 unbeaten with the help of six, four and six. One characteristic of his beating was his accurate anticipation and the way he picks the gap by putting himself in gruesome situations.
“Over 200 runs, three fifties… He’s the best player in the tournament for me even if India doesn’t keep winning it. He’s really the best because that kind of impact has been on him,” Gambhir said.
India captain Rohit Sharma had all the praise for Suryakumar too during the post-match presentation describing his contribution as ‘fantastic’.
“What he does for the team is great. He plays and hits the batsmen too – it’s very important from a team perspective. We know his ability and he allows others to take some time out too,” Rohit said.
He also credited Suryakumar with easing the pressure on the other hitters.
“The confidence he shows when he hits the racket, the drill can be comfortable. He showed a lot of composure. This is something we expect from him and he has gone from strength to strength,” Rohit said.