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World Cup 2023: Relieved to see Suryakumar Yadav in World Cup squad, says AB de Villiers

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Former South Africa captain AB de Villiers stated that he was relieved to see Suryakumar Yadav in India’s 15-member squad for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, set to be held in October and November this yr.

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Speaking on his Youtube channel, De Villiers stated he was relieved to see Suryakumar picked in India’s World Cup squad, including that he’s a giant fan of the Mumbai Indians batter. Suryakumar is the primary ranked T20I batter on this planet.

“I am relieved to see SKY in the World Cup squad. You guys know I am a big fan. He plays in a similar fashion to how I used to in T20 cricket,” stated De Villiers.

He went on to say that Suryakumar has not crasked the ODI sport but, however insisted that he has all the power to do properly within the 50-over sport as properly. The Mumbai Indians batter has performed 26 ODIs and has solely scored 511 runs at a median of 24.33 in ODIs.

“He hasn’t cracked ODI cricket yet, but it’s a tiny mind switch that he has got to make. He has all the ability to do it and I hope he gets his opportunity in the World Cup,” De Villiers added.

Speaking about wicket-keeping batter Sanju Samson, De Villiers stated he has all of the pictures within the e-book and it’s nearly adjusting his sport to ODIs. Samson was selecting because the back-up participant in India’s 17-member Asia Cup squad however was ignored for the World Cup.

“I have been at the receiving end at Chinnaswamy Stadium for RCB during Samson’s 92 not out with the ball flying all over the place. He has all the shots as well and it’s all about the mind and adjusting to ODI cricket,” stated De Villiers.

India is ready to host the ODI World Cup in October and November with England going through New Zealand within the opening match on October 5.

Edited By:

Rounaq Sehrawat

Published On:

Sep 8, 2023