The Indian batter in the previous match played an amazing inning of 76 runs off 44 balls. The score helped the Indian team chase the target of 165 in 20 overs. However, Yadav made an astonishing 50 with his unorthodox shots on the field.
This batting performance gave SKY’s reputation an upliftment. In addition to Suryakumar’s 76, he made it into the ICC men’s T20 batters list. Recently, the decision to make Sky open for the Indian team was very much debated and also criticized by many. Although he was going through his rough patch, SKY made sure to shut the mouths and smashed a well-created 76.
This 76 run score was very much needed in the match to keep alive the hopes of fighting in the series. This knock became more crucial when the Indian skipper has to return to the pavilion due to an injury in the back.
Indian Skipper Injury
However, The early departure of the skipper didn’t distract the batter and made West Indies suffer a bad loss in the match. After the successful run chase. The batter got along with his other teammates for a funny interview. Furthermore, he discussed his game plan and also expressed agitation for not scoring the last runs. In the friendly interview, he said
“I was thinking that I should play till the end. Especially when I got to know that Rohit Bhai is back inside, it was important for someone in the top 3 or 4 to bat till the end, or at least till 12-15 overs to bat with intent which we had decided. When I bat, I like to express myself. Play the shots that I usually do and that’s what I did,”
SKY got out during the 15th over of the game. At that time to register the win, India required only 30 runs. While talking about his game to his teammate Ishan Kishan he expressed how bad he felt about not getting to score the winning runs. In the interview he expressed
“I was a little disappointed at not finishing the game because we always discuss that if a batter is playing till the 14th or 15th over, and 20 runs are needed, make sure you finish the innings. That didn’t happen but that’s how you learn. I will be fearless again and enjoy the process,”
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