Indian team started the year 2023 by winning the T20I series against Sri Lanka at home by 2-1; now they have also clinched the ODI against the visitors by winning the two matches of the three ODI match series, and the final encounter will be played on 15th January 2023.
In the T20I series, Indian rising star batter Surya Kumar Yadav continued his fabulous performance against the Sri Lankan bowler, and he played the destructive knock of 51 and 112* in the 2nd and 3rd T20I matches.
After the performance of the Surya, he is praised by the world cricket fraternity. Active and former cricketers praise his batting style and approach in the shortest format of cricketers. Former Australian star cricketer Tom Moddy compared the batting of India’s rising star to the former West Indian legend Sir Vivian Richards.
“Suryakumar Yadav. Just the way he plays it’s breathtaking. It reminds me so much of… when I was a young cricketer, watching the likes of Vivian Richards. The player who seems to be in control of the game single-handedly,” said Moody.
Surya Kumar Yadav is named the vice-captain of the Indian cricket team in the shortest format of cricket. And in the upcoming series, retained as the vice-captain of the men in blue against New Zealand. And Surya also gets the chance in red-ball cricket after his masterclass performance in the Ranji trophy.