Suryakumar Yadav’s sparkling knock helped India in vanquishing the hosts in the 3rd T20 encounter and in taking lead in the series by 2-1.
India after winning the toss invited West Indies to bat first. West Indies with the aid of Kyle Mayers’ stupendous 73-run-knock off 53 balls, set a decent total of 164 runs. From Indian side, Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked 2 wickets while Arshdeep Singh and R Ashwin picked 1-1.
While chasing, opener Rohit Sharma retired hurt on the score of 11 then Suryakumar Yadav took charge and started showing his 360° ability all over the park. Surya completed his half century in 26 balls and continued to punish Windies bowler. His innings ended on 76 runs in Dominic Drakes’ over. Surya got a good support from the other end in the form of Rishabh Pant who remained not out on 33.
But the captivating shot which make everyone commend Surya came on the third delivery in 10th over of Alzzari Joesph. Joseph bowled a back of length delivery in the off-side which Surya played it outstandingly and lofted it for a six in the long-off region.
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By the courtesy of Suryakumar Yadav 76 runs & Rishabh Pant’s 33-run cameo, India chased down the target in 19th over. Surya was declared man of the match for his majestic match winning innings. The next match of the series will be played on 6th August in Florida.