May 25 , 2023

Revisiting Surya Kumar Yadav's incredible 2022 T20 season

By True Scoop

His 124 runs in 2 matches against NZ in the T20I series earned him surpassing Virat Kohli’s record of having the most number of Man of the Series in a calendar year with 3 in 2022, while Kohli had 2 in 2016.

Surya Kumar Yadav smashed 68 sixes en route to his record-breaking season a majority of which came through his unorthodox style of playing earning him the tag of Mr.360.

The 33-year-old also finished as India’s second-highest run scorer in the 2022 T20 WC, besides finishing the year with 1500 plus runs in T20 right after Virat Kohli.

In 31 matches that he played, Surya Kumar Yadav scored 1164 runs at an unbelievable strike rate of 187.43 becoming the only second player to surpass the 1000 run mark in T20I in a calendar year.

Enjoying the form of his life, SKY scored two quickfire centuries this year in T20Is leveling Rohit Sharma’s record who achieved the feat back in 2018.

Surya Kumar Yadav’s form shot up from the year’s IPL itself, despite missing MI’s initial games scored 303 runs in 8 matches at an impressive strike rate of 145.67.

Continuing his fine form Suryakumar Yadav ended up his 2022 top-notch with the No.1 T20I batter ahead of second-placed Mohmmad Rizwan of Pakistan and his skipper Babar Azam at 3rd.

Surya Kumar Yadav has been incredible all throughout 2022 in the T20s, the Mumbai lad has brought the entire world to their knees with his prolific shots and powerful batting making the world his fan.

Revisiting Surya Kumar Yadav's incredible 2022 T20 season