the best T20 batsman in . The world at the moment, Suryakumar Yadav is giving . The rest of the world an inferiority complex. With his stunning 51-ball 112 against Sri Lanka in the third T20 of the series at Rajkot. Surya once again stunned the cricketing world. His coach Rahul Dravid, who had quite the opposite style of play during his active days as a batsman. Could not resist poking fun at. The aggressive batsman after he scored yet another T20 ton.
In a video shared by the BCCI after the match, Surkumar and Dravid are seen engaging in a freewheeling chat. It was then that Dravid poked fun at Surya,
suggesting that the latter had never seen him bat as a child, citing . The fact that he was a defensive batsman during his playing days, in comparison.
“I have someone here with me, who I’m sure, as a kid, never saw me bat. And I hope you did. Surya, exceptional. the form you’ve been in. Every time, I’ve had. Better T20 innings than that. I haven’t seen it, you show us something better,” said Dravid at the start of the video
In response to Dravid’s comments. Surya said: “I did”, before the India head coach continued: “I hope you didn’t, I’m sure you didn’t”.
Head coach Rahul Dravid interviewed by . @surya_14kumar post #INDvSL T20I series decider for #TeamIndia – By @ameyatilak
Full interview https://t.co/nCtp5wi46L pic.twitter.com/F0EfkFPVfb
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 8, 2023
After the match, Suryakumar also explained his approach to the game. Making a big confession. The veteran batsman said that he puts himself under pressure even. While preparing for matches, so that he is better able to deal with such situations while playing.
“It’s important to push yourself when you’re preparing to play. The more you push, the better you’ll play. There’s a lot of hard work involved. Some quality practice sessions are also involved,” Suryakumar said. After his blazing century.
Talking about his innings in the 3rd T20I. Surya admitted that some of his shots were pre-ordained as he tried to aim for short boundaries.
“The back boundaries were 59-60 meters, so I tried to clear them. There are some shots that are predetermined but you have to be ready for other strokes as well.
“Most of the time, I try to find gaps, and use the field to my advantage, Dravid lets me enjoy and tells me to express myself,” he said.
Courtesy of Suryakumar Yadav’s heroics, India sealed the series 2-1 with a 91-run victory in the third T20I.