In the second T20I match against New Zealand, Indian batsman Suryakumar Yadav got to see a fierce form and Kiwi bowlers were seen getting beaten up.
In this match, Suryakumar was sent at number three by captain Hardik Pandya to bat and believe me, he scattered New Zealand’s best bowling lineup with his batting. He scored the first century of his T20I career against New Zealand, as well as the second century of his T20I career and proved to be his first T20I century on New Zealand soil.
Suryakumar played an unbeaten inning of 111 runs in 51 balls –
In this match, Suryakumar Yadav scored an unbeaten 111 runs in 51 balls and during this he hit 7 sixes and 11 fours. His strike rate was 217.65 and this proved to be the second century of his T20 career, while he also scored the first century this year. On the basis of his innings, India scored 191 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs.
Suryakumar Yadav equals the record of Rohit Sharma –
Suryakumar Yadav has now become the second Indian batsman to have scored two centuries in a calendar year in T20Is International cricket. Rohit Sharma has done such a feat before him.
Suryakumar Yadav’s performance in T20Is 2022 –
Talking about Suryakumar Yadav’s performance this year, he has scored 1151 runs in 30 innings of T20I matches in the year 2022 at an average of 47.95 and includes 2 centuries and 9 half-centuries. His strike rate has been 188.37, as well as 105 fours and 67 sixes have come out of his bat.
Rohit Sharma has the most centuries in T20I International cricket from India and he has scored 4 centuries so far while KL Rahul has done this feat twice. Now Suryakumar Yadav scored his second T20I century and equaled KL Rahul.
Suryakumar also equals the record of KL Rahul –
Indian players with T20I centuries –
Rohit Sharma – 4
Suryakumar Yadav – 2
KL Rahul – 2
Suresh Raina – 1
Harmanpreet Kaur – 1
Deepak Hooda – 1
Virat Kohli – 1