Suryakumar Yadav becomes 4th fastest Indian to reach 7000 T20 runs

- Advertisement -

Suryakumar Yadav, the right-handed dasher, has etched his name in the annals of cricket history by becoming the fourth fastest Indian to reach the landmark of 7000 runs in T20 cricket. This achievement was unlocked during a match between Mumbai Indians and Royal Challengers Bengaluru in the 2024 Indian Premier League (IPL) at Wankhede Stadium.

Suryakumar Yadav’s Journey to 7000

Suryakumar, fondly known as ‘SKY’, reached this milestone with his 31st run in the match. He achieved this feat in his 249th innings, making him the fourth fastest Indian to do so. The list is led by KL Rahul, who reached the landmark in his 197th innings.

- Advertisement -

Virat Kohli is the second-fastest Indian to 7000 T20 runs after he reached the landmark in his 212th innings back in 2017 during a T20I against New Zealand in Rajkot. Shikhar Dhawan got to the milestone in his 246th innings.

Suryakumar’s journey to 7000 runs has been nothing short of spectacular. He has amassed 7021 runs from 272 T20 matches at an average of 35.45 and a strike rate of 152.53. His tally includes five centuries and 47 fifties. He has smashed 702 fours and 298 sixes, showcasing his aggressive batting style.

- Advertisement -

A significant portion of Suryakumar Yadav’s T20 runs have come from his IPL performances. He has compiled over 3200 runs in 141 IPL appearances at an average of nearly 32. He is the third-highest run-scorer for Mumbai Indians, having amassed 2650-plus runs in 86 matches.

In the match against Royal Challengers Bengaluru, Suryakumar Yadav was at his very best. He brought up his half-century off just 17 balls and went on to score 52 runs off 19 deliveries with 5 fours and 4 sixes. His innings was laced with power and precision, reflecting his brute force and impeccable timing.

- Advertisement -

Also Read: RR CAPTAIN SANJU SAMSON FINED 12 LAKHS FOR SLOW OVER RATE OFFENCE

- Advertisement -
Teja Devathoti
Teja Devathoti
Sports Content Writer at Swen Entertainment. Teja Devathoti has done his Bachelors in Commerce. He previously worked at Amazon as an associate in Operations. He has been a passionate follower of Cricket and other Sports since his childhood and this was the major reason to shift his career path to content creation because of its story-telling ability. He has a great desire to travel to all corners of the world covering various sports. Other than watching sports, Teja has a keen interest in Travelling, Music and Singing. His favourite cricket memory is India winning the 50 over World Cup and the great man Sachin Tendulkar achieving his biggest dream in his home ground.

Similar Articles

Comments

Advertisment

Most Popular

Advertisment