AB de Villiers, the former South African cricketer, praised Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav, highlighting his exceptional shot selection and repertoire.
Former South African cricketer AB De Villiers recently commented on the comparison between himself and Indian star Suryakumar Yadav, highlighting that Yadav was throwing shots he had never attempted himself. Experts cite Yadav and de Villiers as similarities, given their ability to shoot from anywhere on the floor. De Villiers gave enthusiastic praise to Yadav, who is currently ranked No. 1 in the T20I hitter rankings.
The South African legend believes Yadav has a long way to go in cricket and still has the potential to be unleashed. The former RCB superstar explained that he feels there are some similarities between Yadav and himself.
“Suriyakumar Yadav has a repertoire of shots that even I haven’t tried in my playing days. It’s a fun experience to see Yadav hit his full swing,” de Villiers said. said in an interview with JioCinema on Home of Heroes.
De Villiers believes Yadav’s ability to effortlessly change gears mid-inning makes him a truly remarkable hitter. The former Proteas captain praised Yadav’s cool approach at the goal line, saying it was a key factor in his success. He also explained that Yadav has the ability to keep his cool, which allows him to move slowly and assume the perfect position for each birth.
“When he’s confident, he moves very slowly and stands up very cleanly. He’s pretty slow to receive the ball. When you realize it’s going to be faster too, you have to allow it and it’s really starting to click and he thinks it clicked. .
Yadav wowed the crowd with his performance, batting a staggering 175.76 in 46 innings in T20I, which included the 3rd century and 13½ centuries. His influence on the game and ability to hit runs consistently have made him a rising star in Indian cricket and his future looks very bright for the talented batsman.