Suryakumar Yadav - How difficult it was for Suryakumar Yadav to break Mohammad Rizwan's world record... Chris Gayle's IPL innings needed
Suryakumar Yadav-Mohammed Rizwan: Indian cricket team batsman Suryakumar Yadav is in unmatched form these days. Suryakumar scored an unbeaten 111 in the second T20 of the 3-match series against New Zealand. After this brilliant inning, Suryakumar has come close to the world record of Pakistan's wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan. Now the biggest question is can he break Rizwan's record? Although Suryakumar can take inspiration from the innings of West Indies batsman Chris Gayle to make a world record. Which is that innings of Gayle, which can prove to be a 'boon' for Suryakumar, let us know
Suryakumar Yadav is second in the list of batsmen scoring the most runs in a calendar year. He has so far scored a total of 1151 runs in 30 innings. Suryakumar needs 175 runs to equal the world record of Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan.
This year it will not be easy for Suryakumar Yadav to break Mohammad Rizwan's world record as the Indian team has to play only one T20 match in the year 2022. This match will be the third T20 match of the series against New Zealand.
After this, Team India will play a total of 6 ODIs and two Test matches this year. To reach Rizwa's world record, Suryakumar will have to play a blistering innings of 175 runs like Chris Gayle, which he scored against Sunrisers Hyderabad (RCB vs SRH) for Royal Challengers Bangalore on 23 April 2013 in IPL. Had played
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Mohammad Rizwan had set the world record in the year 2021. He had scored the highest 1326 runs in a calendar year, which is still unbroken. If Suryakumar is not able to break this record then Rizwan will remain number one this year also.
Suryakumar Yadav has scored runs in T20 cricket in the year 2022 at a strike rate of 188.37. Suryakumar has scored 2 centuries and 9 half-centuries during this period. He has 105 fours and 67 sixes in his name this year.
Suryakumar Yadav has left behind Virat Kohli in terms of winning the most Player of the Match awards in T20 International cricket in a calendar year. He was adjudged Player of the Match for his century in the second T20 against New Zealand, which is his seventh award this year. Earlier in the year 2016, Virat was successful in winning this award six times.
Suryakumar Yadav is the first Indian to score 1000 or more runs in a year in T20 International cricket. Apart from this, the record of most sixes in a calendar year is also in the name of Suryakumar.
Suryakumar Yadav is the first Indian after Rohit Sharma to score two centuries in T20 International cricket in a year. Earlier in the year 2018, Rohit had scored two centuries in T20 cricket. Suryakumar had earlier played a century against England in Nottingham.