Suryakumar Yadav was sensational in India’s series win against Sri Lanka. The swashbuckling batter played an unbeaten knock of 112 runs off 51 balls, packed with seven fours and nine sixes.
The hosts scored 228/5 in 20 overs, which Sri Lanka failed to chase, getting dismissed for 137 in 16.4 overs.
This was SKY’s third ton in his T20I career. His first century came in England, while he hammered the second one in New Zealand.
He was lauded by his teammates for his extraordinary batting.
In a video that went viral, India spinner Yuzvendra Chahal could be seen kissing Suryakumar’s hand after the match.
Here’s the video
Apart from Suryakumar, Shubman Gill accumulated run-a-ball 46, including two fours and three sixes. Rahul Tripathi clobbered a quickfire 35 off 16 deliveries, slamming five fours and two sixes.
Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka mustered runs off 17 balls. Arshdeep Singh returned to his best and took 3 wickets.