The first qualifier of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League was played between the defending champions Mumbai Indians and Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals on Thursday in Dubai. Meanwhile, MI’s veteran batsman Suryakumar Yadav played a strong knock (51 off 38) for the team and has touched a special milestone. He has completed 2000 runs in his IPL career.
Suryakumar Yadav has reached this special feat in his 100th match. He scored 51 runs off 38 balls with the help of six fours and two sixes in this match.
Suryakumar Yadav – 100 IPL Matches
Suryakumar Yadav, who made his IPL debut for Mumbai Indians in 2012, has played 99 matches so far. The 1st qualifier of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League was his 100th IPL match.
In the last 84 innings of 99 matches, Suryakumar scored 1,954 runs at an average of 30.43 and strike rate of 135.37 in which he remained not-out 19 times. He also has 11 half-centuries in his name while hitting 221 fours and 57 sixes from his bat.
Suryakumar Yadav has a remarkable season this year. He played a very important role for his team in IPL 2020. As long as his IPL 2020 career is concerned, he has scored 461 runs in 15 matches at an average of 41.90 and a strike rate of 148.23. He also has four half-centuries in his name this season.
Suryakumar Yadav’s performance has been sensational throughout the season but still, he hasn’t named in any of the squads for the tour of Australia next month. All the cricket fraternity and fans are questioning the selectors for not picking him in the squad despite witnessing his performance in the ongoing IPL edition.