The one thing that ticks a modern-day Twenty-twenty batsman is their ability to strike/attack from the first ball they face. It makes things much better for the team as the player takes very few balls to settle in.
Suryakumar Yadav is one such kind of player who can make an impact from the very first minute he walks into bat. He is one of our top 4 players to watch out for in the T20 World Cup 2022.
This article will list the year-by-year analysis of Suryakumar Yadav’s batting performances in T20 Internationals.
Suryakumar Yadav T20I Batting Stats Year-wise
Suryakumar Yadav started making an impact as soon as he landed on the international circuit. If you look at the batting stats of the year 2021, the first year of SKY in international cricket, only three players among the top-tier teams had better strike rates than SKY – Liam Livingstone, Evin Lewis, and Andre Russell. However, SKY’s average was well ahead of these three.
Only two batters since SKY’s debut have scored more runs than him in the shortest format – Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan. These two Pakistani batters have ruled the T20 format internationally in the last two years – here’s how.
SKY’s strike rate is the highest for anyone who has batted more than 300 balls in the last two years.
When it comes to six-hitting, SKY has also hit the most number of sixes in the format since his debut or in the last two years.
The Mumbai-based batsman also has hit 54 sixes so far this year in 2022. Check the top ten times a batsman has hit the most number of sixes in all three formats in a calendar year here.