The BCCI included KL Rahul in the Indian Test squad which has been announced for the Australia tour starting next month. Suryakumar Yadav was not included in any of the Indian Squads for the tour starting next month. Various cricket experts and teammates have kept their opinion of Yadav’s snub from the Indian squad.
The latest to join the bandwagon was the head coach of the Indian cricket team Ravi Shastri. He took to microblogging site Twitter and expressed his feelings for the much-deserved cricketer.
Stay Strong & Patient- Ravi Shastri to Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar is one of the most consistent uncapped players in the IPL. He has scored close to 2000 runs and has been consistently scoring between 400 to 500 runs in the IPL for Mumbai Indians. Surya has scored 362 runs in 12 matches so far this season with three fifties to his name. He has scored 512 & 424 runs respectively in the previous two seasons for Mumbai Indians.
Ravi Shastri through his tweet showed his support to the proven youngster. “Surya Namaskar. Stay strong and patient “ wrote Shastri on Twitter.
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) October 28, 2020
Several former cricketers have questioned the reason for not including Suryakumar Yadav in the Indian squads for the series against Australia. Former Indian skipper Dilip Vengsarkar has even requested BCCI President Sourav Ganguly to probe an investigation regarding the same.
Meanwhile, SuryakumarYadav has himself reacted after his snub from the Indian team as well. “Grind never stops,” Suryakumar Yadav wrote along with a picture on Instagram.
Meanwhile, Suryakumar has been one of the most consistent performers in domestic cricket and IPL. His ability to bat anywhere in the order makes him a special talent. The Mumbai batsman has been scoring heavily in Ranji Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy on a consistent basis since last three years now.
After scoring 512 runs in IPL 2018 and 424 in 2019, he has scored 362 runs in 12 matches so far this season with three fifties, averaging 40.22.