Former India opener Aakash Chopra on Monday (October 12) stated that Mumbai Indians batsman Suryakumar Yadav will develop into a component of the Indian cricket crew before the end of 2020.
Suryakumar has been batting fantastically in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 and he has scored 233 runs in 7 matches at a median of 38.83 thus far. Yadav has scored these runs at a wholesome strike price of 155.33.
“I feel Suryakumar Yadav was the game-changer in the match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals. The manner in which he is batting, whether you see his shots over the covers or his flicks or his cut shots,” Chopra stated in a video uploaded on his official YouTube channel.
“The icing on the cake with cherry on top was the flick he played of Rabada’s bowling for a six. My jaw dropped after watching that six. I said that this player should play for India. I am saying that before the end of 2020, he will be a part of the Indian team and I feel he will also play matches for the Indian team. This is a voice that is coming from my heart for this player and hopefully, that happens,” he added.
Yadav has at all times been a constant performer within the IPL and it will not be incorrect to say that he has improved quite a bit as a middle-order batsman over the last two seasons of IPL.
His capability to attain fast runs helped Mumbai Indians within the recreation in opposition to Delhi Capitals on Sunday as he added 46 runs very quickly with Quinton de Kock after the early dismissal of opener Rohit Sharma. By the time Yadav was dismissed, match was in MI’s grasp as they wanted solely 33 runs in 30 balls to win the 2 factors.
MI are scheduled to conflict in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders at Abu Dhabi on Friday (October 16).