Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh was highly impressed with Suryakumar Yadav’s batting talent and wants him to be included in the Indian team even when the seniors return. Yuvraj, who is portrayed as the champion player did play alongside Suryakumar Yadav in the 2019 IPL for the Mumbai Indians side and he does know about the talent Suryakumar possesses.
India has been taken a 2-0 unassailable lead in the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka after a wonderful effort from the lower order batsman Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar to win the game from an improbable situation. Suryakumar Yadav chipped in with a half-century while Deepak Chahar stole the show with his 69 off 82 deliveries.
Yuvraj Singh Heaps Praise On The Indian Side
Yuvraj Singh congratulated the Indian team on Twitter for their performance in the second ODI and was highly impressed with Deepak Chahar’s innings stating to him that he can surely bat. He added that the Indian management needs to find a place for Suryakumar Yadav in the playing XI even when the seniors return to the squad. He finally congratulated the skipper Shikhar Dhawan and coach Rahul Dravid for managing the team really well.
“Wow ! Even some of our bench strength is good enough to beat an international side !! What a win lads @deepak_chahar9 you can bat @surya_14kumar got a find a place for this talent in top 11 ! congratulations skipper @SDhawan25 #rahuldravid and the whole team,” tweeted Yuvraj.
Suryakumar Yadav’s Impressive Start To His International Career
Suryakumar Yadav has been waiting for an opportunity in the Indian team for a long time now with some consistent knocks in the domestic circuit and he showed his hunger to perform when he was handed a place in the Indian team. So far, his two innings in the ODI format have been of the highest order scoring 53 off 40 in the second ODI following his unbeaten 31 in 20 balls in the first ODI.
His unorthodox shots have been a hallmark of his gameplay and he deserves a place in the Indian limited-overs side.