Zaheer Khan praises Suryakumar Yadav after his first IPL century

Suryakumar Yadav

Suryakumar Yadav played a blistering knock of 103 off 49 balls against Gujarat Titans in a recent IPL match. His unbeaten knock helped Mumbai Indians (MI) to set a daunting target of 218/5 and subsequently win the game by 27 runs. His incredible display of batting skills earned him accolades from various cricketing personalities. Zaheer Khan, a former Indian fast bowler, praised the right-handed batter, saying that his timing and form are perfect for Mumbai Indians, and his performance came at the right time. SKY’s unorthodox style of batting left everyone stunned, and his fans were ecstatic with his maiden IPL century.

“The Surya which we know is back and getting better and better, especially at a crucial time. This time is going to be the most important for any team because you’re getting to the business end of the tournament. When you have Surya on song like this, anything can happen. Teams will be looking at the MI line-up carefully because he holds the key,”

Zaheer said.

“He plays with the psychology of the bowler. Today, he was batting with calmness once again. His approach was good, his intent was good, and look at the results. He hit the ball all around the ground for 103 runs in 49 balls, and he finished it off with his signature celebration,”

Zaheer further added.

Suryakumar Yadav scored 83 off 35 balls against RCB

After playing a remarkable innings of 83 runs off 35 balls against RCB, Suryakumar Yadav was awarded the Player of the Match title for the second consecutive time. With his recent knock of 103* off 49 balls against Gujarat Titans, he has accumulated a total of 479 runs in 12 innings, earning him the third position in the IPL Orange Cap race. With an average of 43.54 and a strike rate of 190.83, the MI player has four fifties and one hundred to his name. As the play-offs are around the corner, the Mumbai team will be hoping for him to maintain his form and continue delivering great performances.

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