Wasim Akram was impressed with India’s Suryakumar Yadav. -‘I think he’s come from a different planet’. ‘The amount of runs he has scored, he’s just a treat to watch,’ Akram said.
Suryakumar Yadav’s incredible batting. It display against Zimbabwe on Sunday, November 6. At the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), shocked and stunned the whole cricket community. He helped India win their last T20 World Cup Super-12 game by 71 runs. The finish first on the points table with eight points. And advance to the semifinals with an unbeaten 61 in only 25 balls.
Several famous Pakistani bowlers was impress by his batting and puzzle over how to effectively dismiss him in a T20 match given his form and skill set. During his MCG innings, Yadav’s scoop shot off a full toss pitch down the sixth-stump line over the fine-leg fence was one of his most impressive shots. He managed to hit four sixes when he was on the field, and this one was one of them.
Wasim Akram, a former renowned cricketer for Pakistan, praised Suryakumar Yadav after viewing a replay of that hit. Akram continue to claim that Suryakumar Yadav is from “another planet” after the shot was broadcast on A Sports, saying:
“I think he’s come from a different planet. He is totally different from anybody else. The amount of runs he has scored…he’s just a treat to watch and not just against Zimbabwe, against the top bowling attacks in the world.”
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When KL Rahul struck a half-century against Zimbabwe, India got off to a terrific start. But when he was fired, Suryakumar Yadav was in charge. Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Virat Kohli, and Rohit Sharma was all bowl for modest scores, but Yadav persevere till the very end and scored 61 runs off only 25 deliveries while being unbroken. He also won player of the match for his knock.
“What’s the best way to get him out in T20s? I mean in ODIs and Tests you can plan and get him out. But in T20, anyway, the bowler is on the back foot and when someone is in this sort of form it is very difficult to bowl at him. I think Pakistan did well against him in the previous game, they bombarded him with short deliveries. Maybe that’s the only way to go,”He added.
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