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Surya Kumar Yadav breaks 3 major records as India concludes the league stage as table toppers

Mr. 360 cannot do anything wrong with the kind of form he is in

Melbourne: India defeated Zimbabwe by 71 runs in their last league match to enter the semi-finals as table toppers. Surya Kumar Yadav and KL Rahul’s hefty fifties helped India put up a giant target of 187. Which Zimbabwe failed to chase. Along with Rohit Sharma led Men in Blue, New Zealand, England, and Pakistan reached the semis of the marquee tournament.  

Vice-captain KL Rahul provided a foundational knock to his team. However, an early succession of wickets trembled the Indian innings. Nonetheless, SKY with his sky-high form and 360-degree shorts assisted the Indian contingent to go par 180.

Moreover, Indian bowlers also proved their mettle by wrapping up the Zimbabwean innings at just 115. As Bhubneshwar Kumar provided the first blow on the very first ball. Ravi Ashwin picked 3 for 22 in his four-over spell.

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Surya Kumar Yadav broke three major records in India’s last Super 12 game in T20 World Cup 2022

Mr. 360 becomes the highest run-getter in the year 2022

Surya Kumar Yadav’s cracker of an innings helped him reach the top of the list of the highest run-getter in the present year. He now has 1020 runs under his belt in just 28 innings, with a marvelous strike rate of 193.96, which is also the highest in the history of the T20 World Cup.

First Indian batter to score thousand+ runs in a year

This Indian batter cannot do anything wrong with the kind of form he is in. His unbeaten 61 of just 23 balls made him the first and only Indian batter to reach the milestone of scoring 1000+ runs in a year.

SKY joins Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan to the party

Not only Surya Kumar Yadav recently surpassed Mohammad Rizwan to become the top-ranked T20 batter. He has now joined him to become only the second batter to have scored 1000 runs in a year.

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Prachi Rajan
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A literature nerd excelling at cricket who also wants you to look at the world with her eyes so that you could witness the beauty her eyes behold.
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