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Suryakumar Yadav added to Team India for Kanpur Test | Cricket News – Times of India


MUMBAI: Mumbai’s prolific India restricted overs batsman Suryakumar Yadav was on Monday added to Team India for the primary Test towards New Zealand in Kanpur, TOI has learnt. Yadav, who scored a 40-ball 62 in India’s 5-wicket win over New Zealand within the opening T20I in Jaipur final week, was requested to be a part of the Ajinkya Rahane-led Indian Test crew within the flight from Kolkata, the place the third and last sport of the T20I sequence was held on Sunday.
The first of the 2 Tests between India and New Zealand kicks off in Kanpur on Thursday, November 25. The 31-yr-previous — who scored a match-profitable half-century on his T20I debut towards England in March this yr — has performed 11 T20Is, through which he has scored 244 runs, together with three fifties, at a median of 34.85, at a formidable strike fee of 155.4. In his debut ODI sequence-towards Sri Lanka in July, Yadav scored 124 runs @62.00 in three video games, at a strike fee of 122.8, and was named because the ‘Player of the Series.’
On the again of his spectacular performances in restricted overs video games, Yadav was flown in and have become an element of India’s Test squad in England in August-September, however couldn’t get a sport. The Mumbaikar, who has gained many admirers of his enticing batting and daring stroke play — together with new Team India coach Rahul Dravid — will now hope that he would have the opportunity to make his Test debut at Kanpur on November 25. According to sources, off late, the selectors have been eager on an aggressive center-order batsman for the Test crew, and Yadav clearly fulfils that standards.
Known fondly as ‘Sky,’ Yadav has scored 5,326 runs in 77 first-class video games, together with 14 tons of and 26 fifties. He made his first-class debut within the 2010-11 season for Mumbai, scoring 73 towards Delhi. In the previous few years, ‘Surya’ has been a persistently prolific ‘run-getter’ for MI.
As an official communication on this regard had not come on the time of scripting this from the BCCI, it isn’t often known as but if Yadav has been drafted in as a substitute or been simply added to the squad as an additional participant.




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