Mumbai Indians batsman Suryakumar Yadav has shared his excitement regarding the upcoming T20 World Cup in the UAE saying it is a great tournament and he is looking forward to it. Suryakumar further added that the team will not change anything and that the process and routine will remain the same.
The five-time champion Mumbai Indians won their last league match against Sunrisers Hyderabad by 42 runs and finished fifth in the 2021 IPL points table. Suryakumar Yadav played a key role in the victory with an 82-run hit from 40 balls. Your entry becomes important as it will give you confidence ahead of the next T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates and Oman, which starts on October 17. India will play its first match in the tournament against Pakistan on October 24. Suryakumar Yadav has stated that the T20 World Cup is a great tournament and he is looking forward to it.
“It is a great tournament (World Cup T20). We do not change anything. The process, the routine, they all remain the same. I’m really looking forward to it, ”Yadav said.
Going into the final league game, Mumbai needed a victory by a margin of 171 runs or more at Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and qualify for the playoffs. Mumbai had no choice but to attack from the first ball of innings and Ishan Kishan took on the responsibility of doing so. The southpaw scored 84 runs on just 32 balls. Suryakumar Yadav then played an aggressive inning and Mumbai finished with a total of 235/9 in the first innings. Sunrisers Hyderabad was able to score 193 runs in response, denying the two-time champions from reaching the quarterfinals.
Sharing his views on how the match unfolded for his team, Yadav declared that the show must go on.
“At the end of the day, the show has to go on and you have to keep smiling no matter what. We had nothing to lose. We had a goal and we kept running after it. The playing field was good. Happy to be on the winning side ”, he concluded.
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