“His Skillset Is So High”, Faf du Plessis Praises Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav

Former Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis Praises Suryakumar Yadav for having a calm and composed nature during tensed situations.

Faf du Plessis Praises Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav have scored 164 runs in the 4 matches he played so far in the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Suryakumar has been giving magnificent performances, with knocks like 51* off 25 balls against Netherlands and 68 off 40 balls against South Africa, with the latter coming when Team India was losing wickets in a quickfire.

“His skillset is so high that as a bowler you don’t feel like you can tie him down to certain areas. He’s got all the different shots, scores in all the different areas. The thing that stands out for me with him is his composure.

With a guy who has got so many shots, I almost never see him be frantic and feel rushed. He’s just got this calmness about him,” said Du Plessis in a video posted on ESPNCricinfo.

“He knows when to pull that trigger, go through the gears, and he just always looks calm. He’s just a fantastic T20 player to watch. He’s the perfect guy that, as a youngster, you look at how you go through different gears at different stages of the game,” he added.

Speaking on India’s last match against Bangladesh, India won the match by 5 runs after the 2nd inns were reduced to 16 overs (DLS method) with a revised target 151. Batting first India scored 184 runs for 6 wickets where Virat and KL Rahul registered their half-centuries.

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma struggled to score runs and walked out after scoring just 2 runs. Post skipper’s dismissal, Virat and KL Rahul made an impressive partnership and scored 67 runs for the next wicket.

Bangladesh’s Hasan Mahmud bagged 3 wickets and restrict India from scoring big. On the other hand, Bangladesh started their chasing in an impressive manner where the openers scored 68 runs for the first wicket.

For Bangladesh, everything went down when the match stop started after the rain. KL Rahul has been the game-changer for India when he run-out Litton Das with a direct hit. Bangladesh started to lose wickets in regular interval post his dismissal.

Bangladesh was in need of 20 runs from the last 6 balls. Arshdeep Singh bowls the last over where Nurul Hasan struck a six off the second delivery and stuns the audience. With 7 needed off the last delivery, Arshdeep Singh bowls in the slot which Nurul Hasan managed to score a single.

With the victory, India moves to the top position of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 Points table. India will play their last match of the tournament against Zimbabwe on November 06 in Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.