After struggling with a series of low scores in IPL 2021, Suryakumar Yadav came up to the top during Mumbai Indians’ match against Sunrisers Hyderabad. The right-handed batsman smacked a quickfire half-century off just 24 balls. Later, he got out for 82 runs off 40 balls on Jason Holder’s delivery.
Fans shared many tweets on Twitter to laud the MI batsman for his impressive knock. Yadav hit 13 fours and 3 sixes during his knock. Mumbai Indians reached 235-9 in the match in 20 overs batting first. Mumbai Indians have an impossible task of defeating SRH by 171 runs or more to make an entry into the playoffs.
Fans Praise Suryakumar Yadav On Twitter Post His Quickfire Fifty
Suryakumar Yadav struggled with his form earlier in the tournament. Ahead of the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, he accounted for 235 runs in 13 innings at an average of 18.07. However, his magnificent knock against SRH impressed cricket fans who took to Twitter to applaud the 30-year-old batsman. Have a look at the Twitter reactions on Suryakumar Yadav’s half-century below.
— Fukkard (@Fukkard) October 8, 2021
— Mumbai Indians Mission 2021 🏆 (@ankitt45) October 8, 2021
— Arun Kumar (@imNarayan_10) September 28, 2021
Following the path of Ishan Kishan, Surya Kumar Yadav played an amazing innings of 82 runs from just 40 balls with the help of 13 fours and 3 sixes!#SuryakumarYadav #MIvsSRH #MumbaiIndians #MI #IPL2021
— Utkarsh Raj (@utkrshhrj) October 8, 2021
— Shilpa (@ShilpaBanerje18) October 8, 2021
— Yogesh R Sawant (@Yogesh99Sawant) October 8, 2021
— subhash kumar yadav (@subhash48645101) October 8, 2021
Earlier, Ishan Kishan smacked a brilliant knock of 84 runs off just 32 balls. His knock helped Mumbai Indians to reach a mammoth 83 on the scoreboard in the first 6 powerplay overs. Rohit Sharma got out for 18 runs off 13 balls. Hardik Pandya and Kieron Pollard scored 10 and 13 respectively.
Mumbai Indians currently take the 6th spot in the points table with 12 points. KKR take the 4th spot in the points table with 14 points. Moreover, KKR have a net run rate of +0.587 while MI have an NNR of -0.048. Hence, Mumbai Indians have the difficult task of surpassing KKR’s net run rate with a mammoth victory against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Delhi Capitals, Chennai Super Kings, and Royal Challengers Bangalore have already qualified for playoffs in IPL 2021. Kolkata Knight Riders take the 4th spot and have a high chance of ending at the 4th spot and make an entry to the playoffs. In their previous game, KKR defeated Rajasthan Royals by 86 runs to earn 2 crucial points in the points table.