File photograph of Suryakumar Yadav.© Twitter
Former India participant Suresh Raina believes that the star participant of Indian group Suryakumar Yadav must be concerned in Tests after having tasted success in white-ball cricket and mentioned that with out the batter “all three codecs mustn’t even exist”. Suryakumar had a surprising yr with the bat breaking an array of information and setting a benchmark like by no means earlier than within the T20I format. He turned simply the second batter to make greater than 1000 runs in a calendar yr in T20Is and ended the yr as the very best run-getter, scoring 1164 runs at a ridiculous strike fee of 187.43.
“Absolutely, the way in which he’s performing. I believe he ought to play in all three codecs and with out him, all three codecs mustn’t even exist. The means he carried out, the way in which he reveals intent, the way in which he plans totally different photographs, he additionally performs fearlessly and is aware of the way to use the dimension of the bottom,” Raina mentioned in a dialog with Aakash Chopra on Viacom18 Sports.
“He is a Mumbai participant, and he is aware of the way to play red-ball cricket. I believe he has an important likelihood – taking part in Test cricket will get him one other institution in ODIs and a few stability as nicely. He will rating a number of 100s after which 200s,” he added.
Pragyan Ojha agreed with Raina and mentioned, “Absolutely he ought to be within the Test group. The means he has performed cricket, and the way in which he has carried out, I believe he have to be there in all three codecs. I do know why this query is coming. The means younger expertise Sarfaraz Khan is performing for the time being. I perceive there may be temptation and I believe his time will come. But Surya deserves 100 per cent to be within the Test group.”
At the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia, Yadav was on the prime of his sport, scoring three fifties in six innings and averaging near 60. Notably, his strike fee was 189.68, which was once more very excessive.
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