When Suryakumar Yadav’s name did not appear on any of the three Indian teams for the Australia tour, it left a lot of surprises. Yadav’s omission was the second biggest takeaway after the exclusion of Rohit Sharma, who is currently treating an injured hamstring.
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The fact that Yadav was not part of the Indian ODI or T20I squad has left a few current and former cricketers upset, with Harbhajan Singh, Manoj Tiwary and Dilip Vengsarkar questioning the selectors’ decision to ignore the batsman. .
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Amid all the backlash, India head coach Ravi Shastri posted a message for Yadav asking the drummer to stay positive. “Surya namaskar folded hands. Stay strong and patient @ surya_14kumar, #MIvsRCBm, ”Shastri tweeted.
Shastri’s tweet came shortly after Yadav played a good stunt to take the Mumbai Indians to a five-wicket victory over the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Yadav played with the bat, scoring an unbeaten 79 bringing MI home in pursuit of 165. It was Yadav’s third fifty of the season with which he took his tally to 362 points in 12 matches.
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“I was looking to finish the game. I was trying to find out what my game is. Glad I finished it. Lots of meditation helped. A cover in Chahal and Steyn’s back kick were my favorites, ”said Yadav, who was named Player of the Match.
“I worked on my game during the lockdown. I used to love playing next door. Glad to have finished the game. The team management and Rohit told me before the start of the tournament that you have played enough to deepen the game. I am happy that I was able to do so. “