Surya Kumar Yadav is now world’s Number 1 T20 Batsman

Surya Kumar Yadav has reached the No. 1 spot in the ICC’s T20 Batsmen Rankings. The superstar batsman jumped 2 spots to reach the esteemed position, replacing Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan who is now at the second position. 

Surya Kumar Yadav is now world's Number 1 T20 Batsman

Surya, often affectionately called ‘Sky’ is in dream form scoring a total of 985 runs in the year 2022  in 27 innings striking at the brilliant strike rate of 181.7. His batting average this year has been 42.82 and the T20 highest score off his bat was a mammoth 117 against England. 

Even in the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup, Sky’s performance has been top notch as he is the second highest run scorer for India, scoring 164 runs in 4 innings at an average of 54.67. He has scored 2 fifties out of his 4 appearances and is second to only King Kohli in terms of runs and batting average in the tournament. 

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