New Delhi : It is not easy to face the bowlers of this team like Tim Southee, Adam Milne, Mitchell Santner, Lucky Ferguson on New Zealand soil, but Suryakumar Yadav played fearless cricket against them in the second T20 match and scored an unbeaten century. Proved why he is currently the number one T20 batsman in the world in the ICC rankings. In the second ODI, the difference was clearly visible between what Suryakumar Yadav is for the team and what other batsmen have done.
On one hand, where the Indian batsmen were piling up in front of the Kiwi bowlers, on the other hand, Suryakumar was scoring runs. In this match, he played an unbeaten inning of 111 runs in 51 balls with the help of 7 sixes and 11 fours for the team and returned to the pavilion unbeaten. The Indian team scored 191 runs in this match and the Kiwi team was dismissed for 126 runs and under the captaincy of Hardik Pandya, the Indian team won by 65 runs. With this team, Team India went ahead 1-0 in the series and Suryakumar Yadav was awarded the title of Player of the Match.
From India, now Suryakumar Yadav has become the batsman to win the most player of the match titles in a calendar year and earlier this record was recorded in the name of Virat Kohli. In 2022, this was Suryakumar’s seventh match of the match title in T20. Earlier, Virat Kohli won the Player of the Match title 6 times in a calendar year and now Surya has gone ahead of him. On the other hand, Surya has equaled Sikandar Raza, who has done this feat 7 times, in terms of winning the most titles in a calendar year at the world level.