Suryakumar Yadav owned the 3rd T20 international against Sri Lanka in Rajkot as he produced yet another brilliant century. The 32-year-old smashed 112 off just 51 deliveries with the help of nine maximums and seven boundaries en route to a huge score to chase for Sri Lanka. Team India comfortably clinched the final game and won the three-match series by 2-1.
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Yadav’s brilliant inning was the highlight of the day as the cricket fraternity congratulated the Mumbai batter. The list of admirers' also included Virat Kohli as he too lauded his teammate’s effort.
The former Indian captain posted an Insta story with Surya’s picture on it. Soon after the game, Suryakumar Yadav too noticed Kohli’s story and decided to reply with a special message.
“ Bhau, bohot saara pyaar. See you soon (Brother, lots of love. See you soon!)” messaged Suryakumar Yadav. The video of the same was posted by BCCI on Sunday where SKY could be seen expressing his delight after seeing Virat’s Insta story and said “Maza aaa gaya.”
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Meanwhile, Indian skipper Hardik Pandya also praised Suryakumar Yadav’s brilliant knock as he claimed that match turned into Sri Lanka vs Suryakumar Yadav. “That is why Suryakumar is such an important player for us in white-ball cricket. The way he changes the game, and the shots he plays, it just breaks the morale of the bowler. It helps the other batters as well,” said Pandya in a press conference after the match.
Team India will return to action on January 10 when the side meets Sri Lanka in the 1st of three ODIs; the series also sees the return of Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah and KL Rahul in the Indian team.
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