Team India has inducted another aspiring batsman Suryakumar Yadav in the T20 World Cup 2021 Squad. It is a dream come true for Surya Kumar who is overwhelmed to see his name on the list of players for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Surya Kumar made his debut in the T20 format against England in March this year and scored 57 runs from 31 balls in his debut innings in the fourth T20 match.
During the Sri Lanka tour, Surya Kumar Yadav made 124 runs from three innings at an average of 62.00 and also smashed a fifty in the only T20 match he played before being isolated for Covid19 with several other players. Yadav’s performance in the Indian Premier League cemented his position in the T20 World Cup Squad as the BCCI selectors felt the middle-order batting line-up of Team India will strengthen with his presence.
The thirty-year-old cricketer took to twitter to express his gratitude towards his selectors feeling honored on getting the opportunity to represent India in the T20 World Cup and tweeted “Dreams do come true”. He also thanked his family for their constant love and support during his struggle.
Surya Kumar Yadav revealed that he has always dreamt of playing under Virat Kohli for a long time and is excited to learn few batting skills from the iconic cricketer. Surya is looking forward to spending some quality time with his teammates from the Team India Squad and is all fired up to give his best in the upcoming world cup.
Surya Kumar Yadav proudly shares the dressing room with his Mumbai Indians teammates like Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, and Krunal Pandya who have proved their mettle in formats of the game. Talking about his experience with Mumbai Indians, Yadav revealed that he has a lot to learn from the likes of Hardik as his energy is amazing on the field.
Yadav got listed in the World Cup Squad thanks to his fabulous performances in the domestic circuit and the last two IPL editions. He delighted his fans with a sensational debut performance earlier this year with his aggressive batting against opposition bowlers on multiple occasions. He was one of the top-performing batsmen of the Indian squad in the recently-concluded bilateral series against Sri Lanka.
The Mumbai-based batsman Surya Kumar Yadav proved his mettle in the last two editions of the Indian Premier League along with some great performances in the international arena. He has been picked in Team India’s squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE. Yadav earned praise from the former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir who rated him very highly for his consistent performance in the last three tournaments of the Indian Premier League.