Suryakumar Yadav has become India's mainstay middle-order batter in the white-ball set-up. The 32-year-old, also known as SKY, has hogged the limelight lately with his immaculate strokes.
Suryakumar made his international debut in March 2021 against England (T20I). However,
he did not bat in the match. He registered his maiden T20I fifty in his first-ever international inning (57).
Suryakumar smashed a six off the first ball he faced in T20Is. He hooked a ferocious bouncer from Jofra Archer to fine leg.
SKY has racked up 811 runs from 28 T20Is at a staggering strike rate of 173.29 so far. Meanwhile, he owns 340 runs from 13 ODIs at 34.00.
Suryakumar has played 222 T20 games in his career to date. He has scored 5,034 runs in the format at a strike rate of 145.15.
In July, Suryakumar slammed his maiden international ton in the third T20I against England. He scored a 55-ball 117, becoming the fifth Indian batter to slam a T20I century.
Suryakumar has the highest individual score
in T20Is by a player batting at number four or below from a Full Member nation.
Suryakumar has played 27 internationals in 2022, having smashed 783 runs at 34.04. His strike rate in T20Is reads 182.31.