T20 number 1 batsman, Mr. 360 Suryakumar Yadav has finally returned to form. Suridu, who was limited to a low score in the first two matches, returned to entertain with his mark shots in the third T20 against the West Indies. In a must-win match.. he played match winnings.. he proved himself once again in the special. 21 in the first match and only one run in the second match, but in the third match he showed dots to the opponent’s bowlers.
India entered the ring with a target of 160 runs in this match. Suryakumar Yadav stepped into the crease after opener Yashaswi Jaishwal got out. He exploded with six fours on the same pitch where his fellow batsmen struggled to score runs. He led the team along with Tilak Verma. In this sequence, he scored 83 runs in 44 balls. 10 fours and 4 sixes Badi reminded the fans of vintage Surkakumar Yadav again.
Suryakumar Yadav was adjudged Player of the Match, who gave the team victory with his batting. Besides, he also owns a rare record. He became the fastest player to hit hundreds of sixes in international T20 cricket. He has risen to the fourth position in the list of Indian batsmen who have scored the most runs in T20Is. The veteran batsman has overtaken Shikhar Dhawan in this list. Suryakumar Yadav has so far scored 1780 runs in 49 innings in T20 Internationals. The strike rate is over 174. Shikhar Dhawan scored 1759 runs in 68 matches with a strike rate of over 126.
Before Suryakumar, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli also hit hundred sixes in T20 Internationals for India. Hit man Rohit Sharma hit 182 sixes in 140 innings. Virat Kohli has sent the ball into the stands 117 times in 107 matches. KL Rahul hit 99, Yuvraj Singh 74 and Hardik Pandya hit 68 sixes.
Surya is third in the list of players who hit hundred sixes in low balls. West Indies batsman Evin Lewis scored a record 100 sixes in 789 balls. New Zealand player Colin Munro hit a hundred sixes in 963 balls. Suryakumar Yadav hit a hundred sixes in 1007 balls. After Surya Kumar Yadav, Universal boss Chris Gayle achieved this feat in 1071 balls.
Surya, who received the player of the match in the 3rd T20 against West Indies, has achieved this feat twelve times so far. Kohli has been named player of the match 15 times and Rohit 12 times. The fourth T20 will be held on August 12 as part of the West Indies tour.