Suryakumar Yadav
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Last Update on: November 8th, 2020 at 08:38 pm

Suryakumar Yadav has been highly significant in Mumbai Indians’ success in IPL 2020. While Mumbai Indians has a top-notch batting line-up, Suryakumar Yadav has found his niche as flamboyant stroke maker and a heavy accumulator of runs. The 30-year old highlighted the peer’s support as the most vital part of moving forward as a player.

Suryakumar Yadav is perhaps in the form of his life in the current edition of IPL, having amassed 461 runs in 15 matches at 41.91. The 461 runs constitute of four fifties, coming at a strike rate of 148.23, his best in the history of the cash-rich league. The right-handed batsman has impressed to the extent that the Indian selectors have copped criticism for not giving Yadav the nod for the Australian tour.

Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals
Mumbai Indians storm in the finals [Photo-IPLT20]
Suryakumar Yadav pointed out that there is a reason why we called Mumbai Indians’ squad ‘One Family’, which means that they enjoy each other’s performance. Whether it’s an international or domestic player, everyone tries helping each other in overcoming their troubles. Yadav stated that team support is critical in assisting any player in move forward.

If you see it is a good thing, it is a positive sign for the team. That’s why we call it ‘One Family’ as well. I think people enjoy each other’s performance. More of it during practice sessions, people helping each other. All the players may it be a domestic player or an international player that helping hand during practice and even on the field. I think that’s the most important thing which helps a player to move forward,” Yadav stated as quoted by ANI.

“You get to spend a lot of time with your teammates” : Suryakumar Yadav

Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals
Quinton de Kock and SuryaKumar Yadav [Photo-IPLT20]
The Mumbai-born batsman further said that by having a good team culture, the players get to know various things about each other, including their personal lives, likes and dislikes, and hobbies. Meanwhile, Mumbai Indians will square off with either Delhi Capitals or SunRisers Hyderabad in the final of IPL 2020 on the 10th of November in Dubai.

You get to spend a lot of time with your teammates. Even in practice, when you go back to the hotel, go to the team room you get to know each and everyone properly. What are their likes and dislikes? How do they spend their time? What do they do on match-days and on off-days?” he added.

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