Surya’s fiery innings became the turning point in the match in which India won by 40 runs. He came out at number four and scored 68 runs without getting out. This was from just 26 balls. There were six fours and sixes each in Surya’s eye-catching innings.
Suryakumar Yadav, who made his international debut for India last year, has already played in T20Is and ODIs. But the star has yet to get a chance in Test cricket. Prithviraj has demanded that India play Suriya in the Test as well.
What I am saying may seem very unusual. But I would like to see BCCI try Suryakumar Yadav in red ball cricket as well.
Didn’t make it to the Asia Cup, he should definitely be in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup!- Former player
He can become a troublemaker like Virender Sehwag did up front. Prithviraj tweeted that the batting order can be played in five/six positions.
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Meanwhile, the Indian team has entered the Super Four with their win against Hong Kong in Group A. Earlier in the first game, India had defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by five wickets. After losing the toss and being sent to bat, India made a huge total of 192 runs for two wickets. The fifties of Suryakumar Yadav and former captain Virat Kohli (59*), who returned to form, brought India to a strong position.
Kohli and Surya combined for 98 runs in just 42 balls for the unbeaten third wicket. Hong Kong put up a fight in the runchase, but the target was a long way off. They won the match by scoring 152 runs for five wickets.