IND vs SA: Former South African fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has explained how South African bowlers can keep Suryakumar Yadav in check.
Suryakumar has been in scintillating form of his life. The right-handed batsman has been scoring runs on a consistent basis, with such relative ease.
He has often let his blazing-fast performances doing the talking in the recent games. Sky scored a scintillating half-century in the second T20I against Proteas.
He ended up scoring a quickfire 61 off 22 balls with the help of 5 fours and as many sixes. Moreover, he maintained an exceptional strike-rate of 277.27 at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati.
The cricket fraternity knows how dangerous if he gets going. He will be looking forward to cashing in on the chances even in the dead rubber against Proteas.
The third T20I between India and South Africa will kick off on October 4, Tuesday. The game will kick off at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore. India will be looking forward to inflicting a 3-0 whitewash on Temba Bavuma and Co.
IND vs SA: Makhaya Ntini explains how South African bowlers can stop Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar also played a substantial role in the first T20I against South Africa at Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram.
The right-handed batsman scored 50 off 33 balls with the help of 5 boundaries and 3 hits over the fence at a strike-rate of 151.52. He drew plaudits for his exceptional batting performance.
Meanwhile, former Proteas fast bowler Makhaya Ntini came up with a proper explanation as to how Proteas fast bowlers can prevent Suryakumar Yadav from going all guns blazing.
Proteas’ bowlers tried their maximum best to keep the in-form batter in check. Nonetheless, that was not to be. Suryakumar literally dominated the game with his fearless batting approach.
“I’m thinking outside the box here and putting myself in those guys’ shoes. I think their plan didn’t come through and the only way I can restrict him from going hard on them is to find a length that is suitable for them. That I can be able to restrict him from scoring boundaries. But it didn’t happen at all.”
“It is one of those things that you buy in one mindset. Say bowl outside off stump, find a good length. From a South African point of view, they’re bowling in that seventh and eighth length that gives him more time to see where the ball is going to swing or go straight. That is one of the things I think for South African point of view, they need to identify the length that is important and they can be consistent and make sure that they don’t go for runs,” Ntini explained.