'It's not easy to control Surya in this kind of form': Anil Kumble warns opposition bowlers | Cricket News

'It's not easy to control Surya in this kind of form': Anil Kumble warns opposition bowlers | Cricket News



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New Delhi: Former cricketer Anil Kumble shared his views. Suryakumar YadavImpressive performance against Afghanistan in the Super Eight match T20 World Cup 2024. Kumble believes Suryakumar's innings put a lot of pressure on the Afghan bowlers.
During his stay at the crease, Suryakumar scored 53 runs in just 28 balls at a strike rate of 189.29.His innings included 5 fours and 3 sixes, which reflected his aggressive batting style. However, his innings was cut short after he was dismissed by Fazalhaq Farooqi in the 17th over.
In an exclusive interview with ESPNcricinfo Timeout show, Kumble expressed his opinion, saying, Suryakumar's performance gives India the kind of power they needed from a player batting at number four.
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“It gives India the power and stroke play that you need from a player batting at number four. It definitely puts pressure on the opposition bowlers because it is not easy to control Surya in this kind of form. You don't know where to bowl, wherever you bowl, the field is such that you find it difficult to stop him from hitting boundaries. So yes, it is definitely a good sign. First game of the Super 8s and you have Surya coming back in this kind of form,” ESPNcricinfo quoted Kumble as saying.
After winning the toss and batting first, the Indian team won the match. Despite a poor start at a score of 90/4 at one point, there was an important partnership of 60 runs between Suryakumar and Suryakumar. hardik pandyaHe scored 32 runs in 24 balls and helped India score 181/8 in 20 overs.
Afghanistan's bowling was led by Rashid Khan, who took 3 wickets for 26 runs, and Fazalhaq Farooqi, who took 3 wickets for 33 runs.
In reply, Afghanistan kept losing wickets at regular intervals while chasing a target of 182. Apart from Azmatullah Omarzai, who scored 26 runs in 20 balls with the help of two fours and a six, no batsman could cross the 20-run mark.
The Indian bowling trio of Bumrah (3/7), Arshdeep (3/36) and Kuldeep Yadav (2/32) proved too much for the Afghan batsmen, and they were eventually bowled out for 134 in 20 overs.
Suryakumar Yadav was named 'Player of the Match' for his significant contribution with the bat.




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