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Suryakumar Yadav creates history against South Africa

By Ravi - December 15, 2023 - Last updated on Dec 15, 2023 10:25 AM
Suryakumar Yadav creates history against South Africa

Suryakumar Yadav creates history against South Africa

In the last match of the three-match T20 International series between India and South Africa, Team India won by 106 runs on the strength of captain Surya Kaptan Yadav's century and then Kuldeep Yadav's claws. With this, India's series ended at 1-1. Batting first, India scored 201 runs at the loss of 7 wickets and then succeeded in restricting South Africa to 95 runs. Suryakumar Yadav was adjudged player of the match for his century. Suryakumar Yadav also made many big records in his name on the basis of his century in this match.


Suryakumar Yadav scored a century in the third match against South Africa. This is the fourth century scored by Surya in T20 International. With this century, Suryakumar Yadav has reached the list of batsmen who have scored most centuries in T20 International.

Suryakumar Yadav left Yuvraj Singh behind with his century

Suryakumar Yadav scored a stormy century in the third T20 match played against South Africa. He hit fours and sixes on the field. Surya completed his century in 56 balls, which included 7 fours and 8 sixes.


Suryakumar Yadav registered his name in the case of hitting most sixes in a T20 innings outside the home soil. In this matter, he left behind Yuvraj Singh, who had hit 7 sixes in a T20 innings against England in 2007.

Most sixes hit by Indians in a T20I innings away from home

Player Sixs AgainstYear
Suryakumar Yadav 8 South Africa 2023
Yuvraj Singh 7 England 2007
Suryakumar Yadav 7 New Zealand 2022
Yashasvi Jaiswal 7 Nepal 2023

Highest T20I score by Indians in South Africa

Player Run AgainstYear
Suryakumar Yadav 100 South Africa 2023
Manish Pandey 79* South Africa 2018
Gautam Gambhir 75 Pakistan 2007

Highest T20I score by Indians in South Africa

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India's performance in the match was strengthened by Yadav's century and Yashasvi Jaiswal's half-century. Men in Blue reached 201/7 in 20 overs. South Africa's Keshav Maharaj was the standout bowler with figures of 2/26. India bowled out the Proteas for 95 runs to win the second T20I by 106 runs and level the series at 1-1.

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