Suryakumar Yadav became the talk of. The town after his jaw-dropping century against Sri Lanka in the. Third and final T20I at Rajkot on Saturday. The 32-year-old batsman scored 112* off 51 balls to take Team India to a mammoth total of 228/5. In return, the visitors couldn’t even get close to. The target and were bowled out for 137 runs as the hosts claimed a 91-run victory in the series decider. The match turned out to be a memorable one for Suryakumar as it was his third T20 ton. Which also made him join the elite list of international batsmen with. Three or more centuries in the shortest format of the game.
Suryakumar is getting a lot of wishes from fans for his exceptional performance. Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir also extended his wishes to Surya and suggested. That he should start playing Test cricket for India.
“What a knock @Surya_14Kumar! Time to put him in Test cricket! #SKYscraper,” Gambhir tweeted.
Yet, Gambhir’s tweet received a mixed response from fans as many of. Them reminded former cricketer Sarfraz Khan, a Mumbai-based batsman . Who has been in exceptional form in domestic cricket for Tests.
“Better was expected of you Gauti. Why would he make the team? What about those who are running in Ranji cricket. Like Sarfaraz? Picking someone for a completely different game based on. White ball form doesn’t set the right example.” “, one fan tweeted.
“Why You Are Not Talking About Sarfaraz And other Ranji Players You Already Have Vihari. Please Don’t Want Him In Tests And Also Not In ODIs,” tweeted another fan.
“On what basis? Is playing well in T20 the criteria for Test selection? So why are guys like Sarfraz toiling in Ranji?! Not all players have to be in all formats. Let him be a T20 specialist,” tweeted one fan. .
“Totally disagree. Don’t spoil his game by burdening him. Time for him to focus on ODIs next. ODI World Cup should be his next target,” tweeted another fan.
Sarfraz still waiting..Ranji should pay before making T20 star,” wrote a fan.
Coming into the 3rd T20I against Sri Lanka.
Suryakumar once again displayed . His unrivaled brilliance with a scintillating century in the shortest format as. India beat Sri Lanka by 91 runs in the third T20I to seal a memorable series win in Rajkot on Saturday.
Surya scored an unbeaten 51-ball 112 for his third T20 century and skittled India to 228 for five. Making the task easy for his bowlers. He toyed with . The Sri Lankan bowlers, hitting fours and maximums at will and scored his third century in. The format in his trademark manner across the field.
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The Indian bowlers dominated as they bowled out Sri Lanka for 137 runs to win the series 2-1.