Suryakumar Yadav broke Virat Kohli’s file for many Participant of the Match awards by an Indian in T20Is, because of his scintillating century within the second T20I between New Zealand and India which was performed at Mount Maunganui’s Bay Oval floor on November 20, 2022.
Suryakumar hammered his second T20I profession century and second in 2022 as he scored 111* in 51 balls with 11 fours and seven sixes after India was requested to bat first within the match by New Zealand captain Kane Williamson who gained the toss.
He hammered each spinners and pacers to all elements of the Tauranga floor and gave the gang the price of their ticket cash with exemplary strokeplay. This was his second T20I ton, with each coming in 2022, as his first century had come in opposition to England in Nottingham in July.
India completed their 20 overs for 191/6. In the meantime, for New Zealand, Tim Southee picked up a hat-trick within the final over of the Indian innings, his second of his profession in T20Is.
In reply, Deepak Hooda picked 4/10, Mohammed Siraj 2/24, and Yuzvendra Chahal picked 2/26 as New Zealand folded for 126 with solely Kane Williamson offering some resistance with a knock of 61 runs.
Suryakumar Yadav Leaves Virat Kohli Behind And Equals Sikandar Raza’s Document Of Most Participant Of The Match Awards In T20Is
Because of his scintillating century, Suryakumar Yadav was named the Participant of the Match, which was his seventh such award in T20I cricket. This meant that he surpassed Virat Kohli’s file of 6 Participant of the Match awards in T20Is and equaled the file of Zimbabwe’s Sikandar Raza, who additionally has 7 such awards to his identify.
Former Indian skipper Kohli and Uganda’s Dinesh Nakrani have been awarded the particular honor on 6 events in T20Is.
Other than this, scoring the match-winning century within the 2nd T20I on Sunday, Suryakumar additionally matched Rohit Sharma’s feat of notching up two centuries within the shortest format in the identical 12 months. Rohit achieved the feat in 2018, making him the primary Indian batter to take action.