Middle-order batter Suryakumar Yadav delivered yet another clinical performance in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2022 as he smashed 68-runs off 40 deliveries against South Africa on October 30 in Perth. After opting to bat first, Team India suffered a massive batting collapse as they were soon reduced to 49/5 in 8.3 overs.
Former India skipper Virat Kohli, who looked in sublime form since Asia Cup 2022 also failed against South Africa after he got dismissed at the score of 12 runs from 11 balls. While India appeared in a dangerous situation against Proteas, 30-year-old Suryakumar Yadav came as savior with an instrumental knock.
Notably, Suryakumar Yadav has been in incredible form lately, and due to which he is receiving a lot of praise from all quarters. Meanwhile, former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir who was bestowing the responsibility of a commentator on Star Sports during India versus South Africa match, claimed that Suryakumar Yadav's innings against South Africa was of the highest quality. "Suryakumar Yadav's innings against South Africa is better than any innings of any player in T20Is," said Gautam Gambhir.
Speaking of the match, South Africa too had a horrific start to their run-chase as their top-order failed In front of some quality Indian pace bowling. However, Aiden Markram (52) and David Miller (59*) stitched a crucial partnership in the middle to close the gap before Miller saw the team cross the line.