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Suryakumar Yadav Leaves Hardik Mesmerized With His Signature Shot
By CricShots - Jan 7, 2023 10:07 pm
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Team India is currently hosting Sri Lanka in the final game of the three-match T20I series at the SCA Stadium in Rajkot. The fiery Indian batter, Suryakumar Yadav is going through a purple patch in his T20I career and he displays it with fluent stroke-making time and again. He once again played some sublime shots including his signature shot towards the long leg and fine leg region against Sri Lanka in the third T20I which impressed captain Hardik Pandya.

Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav scored a century

India has done well so far in the series decider against Sri Lanka by scoring 228 runs in the first innings with the loss of two wickets. Rahul Tripathi made a cameo of 35 runs in the powerplay and Suryakumar Yadav continued hitting the visitors’ bowlers with his sublime strokes. His series of shots also involved the signature stroke over the leg side which also impressed skipper Hardik Pandya.

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Chamika Karunaratne was bowling the seventh over of the innings and Suryakumar was facing the second ball of the over. The bowler bowled the delivery a fraction short and the batter had already anticipated it. Suryakumar shuffled across the stumps to get underneath the ball.

SKY then whipped the delivery over the square leg to score half a dozen runs. The shot went high in the air and it also crossed the boundary ropes with ease. Suryakumar Yadav scored his century in 45 balls with a single in the penultimate over from Kasun Rajitha.

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Scoring the third T20I century of his career was a special moment for the batter and so he wore a bright smile on his face after achieving the feat. Such was the beauty of the shot that it left skipper, Hardik Pandya in disbelief and he clearly showed amazement with his facial expression.

Here is the video of the short from Suryakumar Yadav:

Twitterati were quick to notice the appreciation from the captain and they also praised Suryakumar for his lovely stroke-making.