Former Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting has lavished rich praise on Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav. He was left amazed by the shots that he plays and said that he is better than anyone right now
Suryakumar Yadav wins ICC T20I Cricketer of the Year
India batter Suryakumar Yadav has been batting like a dream in the T20Is. He’s in the form of his life and has performed consistently in the shortest format of the game, which has made team even stronger in the format.
Suryakumar Yadav was one of the main reasons behind India reaching the semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022 with over 240 runs to his name. He recently became the No.1 ranked batter in the ICC T20I rankings and was the top run-getter in the T20Is last year, with over 1100 runs to his name.
Kohli against top bowlers in T20I have been so poor, striking at just 121.5 and just hanging there with singles and twos
— Wickets11 (@Wickets112) January 28, 2023
His impressive run and stroke play in the T20Is has made many give him the the tag of new Mr.360. Surya has scored runs in every part of the ground his ability to score all over the park has put bowlers under immense pressure.
He won the the ICC T20I cricketer of the year for his staggering show in the T20Is last year. He however, didn’t stop there as he kick started year 2023 with a bang and smashed century against Sri Lanka.
“Some of the shots of him playing by hitting back behind the wicket keeper & over the fine leg is remarkable,” Ricky Ponting feels Suryakumar Yadav is better than anyone right now
Suryakumar Yadav’s staggering stroke play has left Ricky Ponting amazed. He feels that there’s currently no better batter than him. Lavishing rich praise on him, he said:
“Some of the shots of Suryakumar Yadav playing by hitting back behind the wicket keeper & over the fine leg is remarkable, he is doing it better than anyone right now”.
Suryakumar Yadav will next be seen in the action in the second T20I against New Zealand on 29th January. He scored 47 runs in the first game and batted staggeringly well.