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Suryakumar Yadav Got Angry In Team Bus After Johannesburg T20
By CricShots - Dec 16, 2023 11:53 am
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Suryakumar Yadav’s blistering century in the deciding T20I against South Africa secured a crucial series draw for India, but a video of the captain’s heated exchange with Arshdeep Singh has left fans baffled. The 33-year-old batting maestro was in imperious form, smashing 100 runs off just 56 balls in a display of effortless power and finesse.

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Suryakumar Yadav scores another century

SKY’s knock, laced with seven fours and eight sixes, powered India to a commanding 201/7, paving the way for a convincing 106-run victory. This century also saw him join an elite club alongside Rohit Sharma and Glenn Maxwell, all three boasting four T20I tons to their names.

However, the post-match celebrations were marred by a curious incident captured on video. As the team boarded the bus, Suryakumar, still wearing the captain’s armband, was seen engaged in a seemingly animated conversation with young pacer Arshdeep Singh. The video shows Suryakumar pointing his finger at Arshdeep while speaking in a visibly serious tone.

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The nature of their exchange remains unclear. Was the Indian skipper genuinely upset with Arshdeep, or was it simply playful banter between teammates? The internet is abuzz with speculation, with some fans interpreting it as a potential disciplinary issue, while others believe it was just light-hearted interaction blown out of proportion.

While the captain’s outburst steals the headlines, it’s important to acknowledge Suryakumar’s remarkable consistency. He currently sits atop the T20I batting rankings with a staggering 865 points, maintaining his dominance for over a year. His performance bodes well for India’s upcoming ODI series against South Africa, starting December 17.

Another hero in the third T20I was Kuldeep Yadav. The left-arm spinner, celebrating his birthday on the field, etched his name in history by becoming the first player to claim a five-wicket haul in T20Is on his birthday. His figures of 5/17 in just 2.5 overs, including the key wicket of David Miller, were instrumental in restricting South Africa to a paltry 95.

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With the T20I series tied and the ODI series looming, Indian fans have plenty to be excited about. Suryakumar’s form promises continued fireworks, while Kuldeep’s birthday magic hopefully spills over into the next format. The fiery exchange between captain and player adds a layer of intrigue, but it’s the on-field action that will ultimately capture the nation’s attention.