India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI: Former Indian cricket team coach Ravi Shastri has given a statement regarding aggressive batsman Suryakumar Yadav. He says that Suryakumar is the best like former South African batsman AB de Villiers. In the rain-affected ODI played against New Zealand in Hamilton on 27 November (Sunday), he scored an unbeaten 34 off 25 balls. However, due to rain and bad weather, 12.5 overs could be played in this match. After this the umpires declared the match cancelled.
Suryakumar is the best batsman in the world
Suryakumar Yadav came to bat at number three in the match against New Zealand. In the beginning, he did not play his shots. But after assessing the conditions, he took an aggressive stand against the Kiwi bowlers. Talking to Prime Video, Ravi Shastri said, he is not just the best T20 batsman. He is the best batsman in the world. He has the ability to destroy the strategy of the opposition team. Because he plays strokes in unusual areas. When it is his day, he can win you matches by playing 30-40 balls.
Best like AB de Villiers
Former Team India coach Ravi Shastri further said, Suryakumar Yadav is the best like former South African batsman AB de Villiers. When AB played a special innings, he took away the air of the opposition team. Surya can do the same. Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed cheaply in the first ODI after scoring a blistering century in Mount Maunganui. In this match, he hit a brilliant four but was later dismissed by Lockie Ferguson. According to Shastri, when Suryakumar crosses the score of 15 or 20, he then plays big innings. He has shown this in the last few innings.