England vs India, 3rd T20I: Suryakumar Yadav becomes sixth Indian to hit T20I hundred

England vs India, 3rd T20I: India star Suryakumar Yadav got to his maiden T20I hundred off 48 balls with the help of 12 fours and 5 sixes.

Suryakumar Yadav hits maiden T20I hundred against England at Trent Bridge (Reuters Photo)

Suryakumar Yadav hits maiden T20I hundred against England at Trent Bridge (Reuters Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Suryakumar Yadav became the sixth Indian to score a T20I hundred
  • ¬†Yadav smashed his maiden T20I century off a mere 48 balls against England
  • Suryakumar looked in excellent touch during India’s chase n the third T20I

India batter Suryakumar Yadav became the sixth Indian to score a T20I hundred when he got to the three-figure mark in the third T20I against England on Sunday. Yadav smashed his maiden T20I century off a mere 48 balls against England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

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Surya also became the sixth Indian batter after Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Harmanpreet Kaur to score a century in T20Is. More than a decade ago, it was Raina who became the first Indian to hit a T20I century, after which Sharma and Rahul followed suit.

Earlier, Dawid Malan made a sublime 77 off 39 balls as England put India’s second-string attack to the sword to finish with a mammoth 215 for seven.

Opting to bat, skipper Jos Buttler (18 off 9 balls) and Jason Roy (27 off 26) helped England reach 52 for 1 in six overs. Malan and Liam Livingstone (42 not out off 29) then shared an entertaining 84-run partnership to set the platform for a massive total.

Having already sealed the series, India rested their frontline bowlers in Jasprit Bumrah, in-form Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Yuzvendra Chahal, besides star all-rounder Hardik Pandya.

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