It would not be an exaggeration to say that Suryakumar Yadav is currently the best player in white-ball cricket. From getting top in the T20I batsmen list to becoming the run-scorer of the year in form, this has been a dream come true for Suriya. It comes as no surprise that the Mumbai-born star’s show has left his fans, colleagues, and experts in awe. Australia founder Glenn Maxwell is now the latest to pay tribute to Suryakumar. Maxwell, while talking about Surya’s chances of playing in the Big Bash League, gleefully stated that the organizers would not be able to take the Indian beating.
“We don’t have enough money. There’s no chance. We’ll have to sack every player and send every player under contract.” cricket Australia,” Maxwell said during a discussion on The Grade Cricketer Podcast.
T20 Globalism The trophy may have been a disappointing outing for the India team, but Syria put in an impressive display in this remarkable event. The 32-year-old scored 239 runs at a batting average of 189.68 and ended his T20 World Cup journey as the third highest run scorer. Moreover, he has managed to score three half-centuries in T20 World Cups.
Surya continued to impress in the T20Is against New Zealand and won the Man of the Series award as well. In the second T20I against the Kiwis, Suriya scored his second international century. He smashed 11 boundaries and seven sixes to make an incredible knock of an unbeaten 111 in just 51 balls.
Surya is currently the highest rated player in T20I cricket this year with 1164 runs under his belt at a strike rate of 187.43 in 31 matches. He averaged 46.56 in T20Is this year.
Overall, in T20I cricket, Surya has played 42 matches and scored 1,408 runs along with two centuries and 12 half-centuries. In ODIs, Surya has so far taken 340 runs after playing 13 matches.
On his next stint, Surya would appear in a three-match ODI series against New Zealand. The ODI series is scheduled to start on Friday. After winning the T20I series against the Kiwis, the Men in Blue will be looking to pick up the momentum with a fifty-fifty format.