Suryakumar Yadav Record India vs South Africa 1st T20I: India defeated South Africa by 8 wickets in the first match of the T20 series. In this match, South Africa gave a target of 107 runs. In response, India won the match by losing two wickets. Suryakumar Yadav played a strong innings for Team India. He scored an unbeaten half-century. With the help of this half-century, Suryakumar made a special record in his name. He has become the highest run-scorer for India in T20 Internationals in a calendar year.
Suryakumar came to bat at number 4 for Team India, chasing the target given by Pakistan. During this, he scored an unbeaten 50 off just 33 balls. Suryakumar hit 5 fours and 3 sixes in this innings. With the help of this innings, he overtook Shikhar Dhawan. Dhawan had the record of scoring the most runs in a calendar year in T20 Internationals for India. Now Suryakumar has reached the top.
Suryakumar has so far scored 695 runs in T20 Internationals this year. While Dhawan had scored 689 runs in the year 2018. In this case, former captain Virat Kohli is in third place. Kohli had scored 641 runs in the year 2016. Rohit Sharma is in fourth place in this matter. Rohit scored 590 runs in 2018.
Most T20 runs for India in a calendar year –
- 695 – Suryakumar Yadav (2022)*
- 689 – Shikhar Dhawan (2018)
- 641 – Virat Kohli (2016)
- 590 – Rohit Sharma (2018)
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