IND vs SA 1st T20: Suryakumar Yadav goes on a record-breaking spree

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Suryakumar Yadav became the highest run-scorer for India in a calendar year in T20Is during the first T20I against South Africa in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday

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Suryakumar Yadav continued his incredible run in T20Is in 2022, completing more than 700 runs in the format in the year

Suryakumar Yadav

His tally of runs in T20Is in 2022 is a record for an Indian batter with Suryakumar going past Shikhar Dhawan's 689 runs in 2018

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What makes his record even more outrageous is that Surya has scored these runs at a strike rate of more than 180 and an average of more than 40

Suryakumar Yadav

With the two sixes early in the innings, 'SKY' also went past Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan to record the most sixes in any calendar year in T20Is

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Rizwan held the record for his 42 sixes in 2021 with Martin Guptill also smashing 41 sixes in 2021

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Yadav has taken his tally of sixes to 45 in 2022 already, a record in all T20Is, with three more months to widen the gap with Rizwan

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While Rizwan took 26 innings to make 42 sixes, Suryakumar has broken the record by batting five times fewer