Suryakumar Yadav OPENING GAMBLE pays off, hammers 26-ball FIFTY in 165-run chase


IND vs WI LIVE: India vs West Indies LIVE: The gamble set by Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma paid off today when Suryakumar…

IND vs WI LIVE: India vs West Indies LIVE: The gamble set by Rahul Dravid and Rohit Sharma paid off today when Suryakumar Yadav hammered a 26-ball fifty to help India set the pace for their run chase against West Indies. The India team management played a massive gamble in playing Suryakumar Yadav in the opener’s role knowing very well that Yadav is an excellent No. 4 batter. Though the gamble didn’t work yesterday, however in the 3rd T20I against West Indies, Yadav was the shining light for team India. Follow India tour of West Indies live updates on Insidesport.IN

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IND vs WI LIVE: Suryakumar Yadav OPENING GAMBLE pays off, hammers 26-ball FIFTY in 165-run chase: Watch Highlights
IND vs WI LIVE: Suryakumar Yadav OPENING GAMBLE pays off, hammers 26-ball FIFTY in 165-run chase: Watch Highlights

Set to chase a moderate target of 165 set by the Caribbean side, the Men in Blue were determined from the start to begin on a good notes India aims to take a leading te 1-1 series. Skipper Rohit Sharma returned back to the pavilion retired hurt after suffering a back spasm. however, it was Suryakumar Yadav who stole the show with his power hitting.

The explosive batter managed to bring his half-century in just 26 deliveries to give India a massive advantage in the run chase. While Suryakumar Yadav continued his hammering, partner Sreyas Iyer took the role of the supporter in the innings. Yadav who has been in terrific off-late has shown his batting caliber time and again.

IND vs WI LIVE: Suryakumar Yadav OPENING GAMBLE pays off, hammers 26-ball FIFTY in 165-run chase: Watch Highlights

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Though Rahul Dravid has often been criticized for not making adequate changes on his set team combination, his experiment and gamble on Suryakumar Yadav have paid off well. With the player performing in a number of positions up and down the order, it not only makes him a versatile batter but also provides India with a variety of replacement options.

Suryakumar Yadav’s fiery knock comes to an end at 76. Yadav managed to amass this huge score in just 44 deliveries. His mega innings consisted of 8 fours and 4 huge sixes.

IND vs WI LIVE: Suryakumar Yadav OPENING GAMBLE pays off, hammers 26-ball FIFTY in 165-run chase: Watch Highlights

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