Suryakumar Yadav continued his wealthy type in New Zealand because the No. 1 ranked T20I batter went to slam his second ton within the shorter format. Riding on his unbeaten 111-run knock, which got here in simply 51 balls, India piled an enormous 191/6 on the board, a complete which helped the Men In Blue register a good-looking win over the hosts within the second T20I at Mount Maunganui on Sunday.
Suryakumar’s effort drew praises from all quarters, together with India teammate Virat Kohli, who described it as “another video game innings.”
While Suryakumar’s knock did really feel like one. He took 32 deliveries to full his first fifty, and smashed the second within the subsequent 17 balls. It was then the batter performed some sensational photographs, sending the ball to virtually each area of the Bay Oval. His innings featured eleven 4s and 7 6s.
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A contented Suryakumar, who was named the participant of the match, additionally reacted to Kohli’s “videogame” reference throughout the post-match presser and mentioned in size, what it appears like batting with him.
“Abhi recently humne kuch games khele hain saath mein, bahut achi partnership ki hain. Toh bahut maja aata hain mujhe unke saath batting karne k liye. Ek cheez hain bhagna bahut padhta hain, kyunki itne super fit hain woh. (Recently we played together and stitched partnerships as well. I really enjoy batting with him, but we need to run a lot because he is super fit.)
“But at the same time humlog jab andar hote hain, toh humlog game k barein mein jyada discuss nahi karte hain. Ek dusre ko respect karte hain, pata hain sabko apne game k bare mein, kaun kaisa khel raha hain. Toh woh kuch jyada bolte nahi hain, main bhi jyada kuch bolta nahi huun. Bus main ek hi cheez bolta huun unko ‘ki aap ek side se khelte rahiye, toh phir main ek side apna batting karta rahunga’ (But at the same time when we bat together we hardly discuss our game. We respect each other and know how he play. However, I do tell him one thing that you stand firm at one end and I’ll continue to play my shots from the other.)”
Sharing his views on the videogame reference by Kohli, Suryakumar added: “Usko toh most important ek praise ok tarah lunga aur attempt karunga ki aur acha kaise kar sakun (I’ll take it as a praise and look ahead on how to enhance additional.)”