Before the second ODI, Suryakumar Yadav surprised everyone by revealing that he is ready to go bowling in case Shikhar Dhawan wants him during the course of this series. Suryakumar also insisted that he has enjoyed playing as a spiker and insisted that his passion for the game keeps him going.
Just at age 30, Suryakumar Yadav got his break from the national team, making his debut against the Three Lions at home in a T20I series. Immediately on his debut, the right-hander left an indelible mark, with a 57, a blow that started with a six against Jofra Archer. Not only has he grown in stature since then, but he has also shown his skills in his ODI debut against Sri Lanka.
In the first ODI, Suryakumar, who came in at No. 5, sprayed the bowlers everywhere on the ground and was equally as safe as a bench on the field. Much to their surprise, Mumbaikar revealed that they are ready to roll the arm if skipper Shikhar Dhawan wants it during the series against Sri Lanka. Interestingly, the right-hander has collected 24 first-class wickets, for Mumbai.
“I’ve also been bowling and I’m ready if the captain asks me to. I’ve hit every possible batting position, and I’ve been playing number three in T20. But I’m ready to hit where team management meets me. want to. “Yadav said, the Hindustan Times reported.
Having gone unnoticed, being ignored for two years, the right-hander was finally chosen in the national team, for the home series against England. Recalling the two years, Suryakumar insisted that he was aware that opportunities would come for him.
“My dad kept telling me to be patient and that the opportunity would come. It was emotional to receive that limit, but I was disappointed that the family was not here due to the covid situation.”
Having debuted at No. 3, the right-hander was employed as a finalist on his ODI debut, where he walked at No. 5, where he came out attacking Sri Lankan bowling. The Mumbaikar admitted that their passion for the game has kept them going.
“I totally enjoyed it (playing the role of spiker). I’ve been doing the same thing for the last two years, and it seemed to hit the way I do on the net. I think the passion for this game kept me going,” said the middle order hitter.