Suryakumar Yadav made his debut for Team India during the T20 series against England this year. In this, he had scored a half-century in his first innings.
Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli met face to face during the IPL 2020.
Virat Kohli sled
Indian batsman Suryakumar Yadav has spoken about the confrontation with Virat Kohli during IPL 2020. The incident took place during the match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Chasing 165 runs in this match, Surya won Mumbai by scoring an unbeaten 79 runs. During this, Virat Kohli tried to shake the attention of this Mumbai batsman in his own style. But Surya did not respond. On this, Suryakumar Yadav just told that he was happy when Kohli sled.
During a conversation on Mumbai Indians ‘Instagram handle, Surya said,’ The thing is not the only mine. He creates similar difficulty in front of every batsman playing against him. I was glad that he sled. This means that Kohli knew that if I kept batting, we would win the match, and if he got my wicket, then maybe he could have stopped our run and got an opportunity to win.’
Spoke on when he stared – because of the heat of the atmosphere
Suryakumar said that during the match, both of them stared at each other due to the heat of the atmosphere. He said that he respects Kohli. He said, ‘I keep calm and quiet on the pitch, so I don’t fall into this kind of competition. But in Abu Dhabi, it happened in the atmosphere, so I think that incident happened.’
Suryakumar Yadav made his debut for Team India during the T20 series against England this year. In this, he had scored a half-century in his first innings. In the match, he bounded the boundary from the first leg to Jofra Archer on the first ball. During this time, Kohli and Surya had batting together and won Team India.
Such is Surya’s IPL and India career
Suryakumar has played 108 matches in IPL so far and has scored 2197 runs. He played a key role in winning the title to Mumbai Indians last year. Last season, he played 16 IPL matches and scored 480 runs. He had scored 173 runs in seven matches before the postponement of IPL-2021. He has played three T20 matches for India so far and has scored 89 runs.