Right-handed batter Suryakumar Yadav has established himself as a reliable batter in white-ball cricket. He has been a match-winner for India in T20I matches. Suryakumar Yadav is part of India’s 2022 T20 World Cup squad and is in Australia for the tournament. He expressed his nervousness as well as excitement for the marquee cup.
Team India began their net session at the W.A.C.A Ground in Perth on Friday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India shared a video from the training session on social media. In the video, Suryakumar Yadav opened up about India’s training and playing in the T20 World Cup.
“I was really looking forward to coming here and attending the first practice session. Go around the ground, have a walk, and feels what it’s like. The first net session was really amazing, I just wanted to see the pace of the wicket and bounce,” said Suryakumar Yadav.
#TeamIndia batter @surya_14kumar had his first nets session in Australia. 🗣️Hear in to what he has to say on the conditions down under and preparations going into the @T20WorldCup pic.twitter.com/HaI6hjVNsu
— BCCI (@BCCI) October 9, 2022
Important to adapt quickly and follow the process: Suryakumar Yadav
Team India batter Suryakumar Yadav also expressed that he is excited but also nervous ahead of the T20 World Cup. He added that it is important for the players to follow their process and also adapt quickly. Suryakumar Yadav said,
“Thoda butterfly hai, excitement bhi bahut hai (There is excitement as well as butterflies in my stomach. But at the same time, it is important to adapt quickly and follow your own process and routine follow, which is most important.”
“In Australia, to make prepare your gameplan, bounce, pace, and grounds dimension are very crucial, and I am looking at all these aspects,” he added.
Team India will play two practice T20 matches against Western Australia XI in Perth, before heading to Brisbane for the T20 World Cup warm-up games. They will take on Australia and New Zealand in those warm-up matches. Rohit Sharma-led team will begin their campaign on October 23 against Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.