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VVS Laxman Feels Suryakumar Yadav Will Be Match-winner For India
By CricShots - Mar 20, 2021 3:38 pm
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It was the very first time that the Indian batsman, Suryakumar Yadav got the opportunity to come out to bat for India and he went on to play a flamboyant knock in the 4th T20I against England. Yadav also received the Player of the Match award after a 31-ball 57 run knock that included 6 fours and 3 sixes.

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Suryakumar Yadav started his innings with a six

Suryakumar Yadav astonished everyone when he smashed the first ball he faced in international cricket for a glorious six off Jofra Archer, a bowler who is considered to be one of the best in the shortest format of the game. Former Indian cricketer, VVS Laxman said that he was astonished by the Suryakumar’s six off Jofra Archer and said that that batsman’s mindset is praiseworthy.

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During a chat on Star Sports, VVS Laxman said, “Spectacular, he astonished both me and Jofra Archer. His mindset is praiseworthy. He even told Murali Kartik that he wanted to keep it simple. If you complicate things too much, you forget at times what your strengths are and what is your template of scoring runs.”

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VVS Laxman

Laxman went on to say that Yadav has the range of shots required in the shortest format of the game and that’s what makes him a match-winner for India.

Former Indian cricketer explained, “The timing we saw today, the way he placed the ball and the manner in which he was coming behind the line of the ball while playing the pacers and playing creative shots according to the field. When the spinners came, (he played) fantastic shots.”

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He further added, “My favourite was the maximum he hit over extra-cover against Adil Rashid. He can play the sweep as well, so he is an all-round player and because of that, his strike rate is always high, and he is a match-winner.”

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