Indian middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav seemed on fire in Mumbai Indians’ second game of IPL 2020 against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). KKR won the toss on Wednesday and elected to field first at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Eoin Morgan, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, and Pat Cummins were the four overseas players that KKR decided to go forward with.
Quinton de Kock and Rohit Sharma opened the innings for MI, having made no changes in their Playing 11 from the last game against CSK. However, the first major blow for Mumbai Indians came when Quinton de Kock was dismissed in the second over of the game when he was caught by Nikhil Naik off Shivam Mavi.
Watch: Suryakumar Yadav Hits Sandeep Warrier For Three Consecutive Fours
Suryakumar Yadav came in when De Kock went back to the pavilion and he put his foot on the gas from the first go itself. In the 3rd over of the match, Suryakumar Yadav hit 4 sixes to Sandeep Warrier in an over, with 3 of them being consecutive fours.
Watch the video of the incident here:
Mumbai Indians have put on a great display of batting after being hit by the dismissal of Quinton de Kock and Rohit Sharma an Yadav are forming a solid partnership against KKR.