IPL 2023
Suryakumar Yadav Reveals The Roughest Single He Has Taken
By CricShots - May 22, 2023 4:58 pm
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Mumbai Indians (MI) registered a dominating win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a one-sided contest in their bid to secure the last remaining playoff spot of IPL 2023 in front of their home crowd at the Wankhede. While the hosts were in full control of the chase, there were a few nervous moments in the middle as Cameron Green was just away from his maiden IPL century.

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Cameron Green and Suryakumar Yadav

Rohit Sharma and his men were in a commanding position in the second innings of their must-win encounter, owing to the fiery knock of Cameron Green with the bat. The towering Aussie all-rounder showed no mercy to the Hyderabad bowlers in one of the innings of the tournament so far.

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While the Mumbai-based outfit was cruising in their chase, the home fans endured a few nervy moments after Green breached the 90-run mark. With his side in touching distance of victory, the Aussie was in danger of being left stranded at one end. However, Indian batting sensation Suryakumar Yadav curbed his natural instinct and sneaked a dangerous single to get Green back on strike. Following his side’s victory, the Indian star revealed it was the hardest single he ever took.

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Suryakumar Yadav and Cameron Green

Talking to the broadcasters after the win, Suryakumar Yadav said, “That one at the end was the hardest single I ever took and watched the ball closely. Green batted brilliantly and deserved the hundred. We didn’t have NRR worries and thought it’d be a special ton which it was.”

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The no.1 ranked T20 batter in the world has been entertaining the fans with some jaw-dropping strokeplay in the slog overs, and one of his latest innovative shots has become the talk of the town. SKY, as he is commonly referred to, revealed mastering the slice/drive, which looks like a genuine edge on first viewing.

“Yes, I did. I’ve played that shot in my mind 100-150 times. Now I know I can execute it and I’m glad,” the 32-year-old said whether he intentionally opened the face of the bat.