Suryakumar Yadav Record India vs South Africa Perth T20 World Cup 2022: Indian team batsman Suryakumar Yadav did a great batting against South Africa in Perth. He scored 68 runs in this match. Surya has done brilliant batting on many occasions before this too. He made a place in a special list related to Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh through a half-century in Perth. Suryakumar has become the sixth batsman for India to score two consecutive half-centuries in the T20 World Cup. He had scored an unbeaten 51 before this.
In the match being played between India and South Africa in Perth, Suryakumar scored 68 runs off 40 balls. He hit 6 fours and 3 sixes. This is his second consecutive fifty in this T20 World Cup. Earlier, Suryakumar had scored an unbeaten 51 against the Netherlands. He has become the sixth player for India to score two consecutive half-centuries in this tournament. Before him, players like Virat Kohli and Gautam Gambhir have done this feat.
Gautam Gambhir had scored two consecutive half-centuries for India in 2007. Yuvraj Singh also did this wonder in the T20 World Cup 2007. After this, in 2014, Kohli and Rohit repeated it. Kohli scored two consecutive half-centuries in the T20 World Cup 2016 and 2022. KL Rahul has done this amazing in 2021. Now Suryakumar has also been added to this list.
Two consecutive half-centuries for India in T20 World Cup
- Gambhir in 2007 (51, 58)
- Yuvraj in 2007 (58, 70)
- Rohit (62, 56*) in 2014
- Kohli in 2014 (54, 57*)
- Kohli in 2014 (72*, 77)
- Kohli (82*, 89*) in 2016
- Rahul (69, 50) in 2021
- Kohli in 2022 (82*, 62*)
- Surya in 2022 (51*, 68)
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