SuryaKumar Yadav was named the ICC Men’s T20I cricketer for 2022 with his stellar performances in the shortest format. He became the first Indian to get this award and piped Sam Curran, Mohammed Rizwan, and Sikander Raza.
Suryakumar Yadav’s performance in T20I 2022
He was the leading run-getter in the T20I format for 2022. During last year, Surya Kumar Yadav scored 1164 runs from 31 matches ( 31 innings) with 2 centuries and 9 half-centuries to his name including his career-best score of 117.
He showed his class with the first century against England. Chasing down the massive target in the 3rd T20I match at Nottingham, Trent Bridge, India looked in deep trouble before Surya Kumar Yadav showed his class with 117 off 55 balls with 14 fours and 6 sixes that almost took Men in Blue to a remarkable win.
His performance in the shortest format made the fans dance to his tune with his innovative shots, especially of pacers and spinners. Surya Kumar Yadav scored at a stunning strike rate of 187.43 and kept the pressure on the opponent bowlers.
Surya Kumar Yadav contributed to Team India’s success in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. He was the 3rd leading run-getter with 239 runs from 6 matches, best knock of 68 against South Africa at Optus Stadium, Perth.
It was a remarkable performance by SKY showing his class against top-quality pace bowlers and scoring at a quick pace made him a tough batter to bowl at. After the World Cup 2022, SuryaKumar Yadav scored his 2nd T20I century against New Zealand. He made an unbeaten 111 off 51 balls with 11 fours and 7 sixes that helped India post a big total of 191 for 6.
SuryaKumar Yadav was at his sublime best and kept the scoreboard ticking. He came according to the situation and blasted opponent bowlers with his breath-taking strokes. His ability to play 360 shots off pacers keeps the bowlers and captain guessing.
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