Indian team’s star batsman Suryakumar Yadav has recently been declared the best T20 cricketer of the year 2022 by the International Cricket Council. He is only the second batsman to have scored more than thousand runs in a calendar year in this shortest format of cricket. He is the second batsman to add more than 1000 runs in a calendar year in T20. He scored 1164 runs in 2022 with two centuries and nine half-centuries, trailing only Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan who scored 1326 runs in 2021.

Not only India but also the legends of world cricket have been amazed by this skill of Suryakumar Yadav. From Sunil Gavaskar to Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav has been declared as a great class batsman. Now the name of former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has also been included in this list. Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting believes that India’s middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav will prove to be a great guide for the coming generation in T20 cricket. The younger generation will take inspiration from his batting style.

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Former Australia captain and veteran batsman Ponting said in an ICC (International Cricket Council) interview on Friday, “I think I have never seen a better player than Suryakumar Yadav in terms of skill and innovation.” Is. He said that whatever he does, a lot of players will try to emulate him, which will lead to another level of skill being seen in the T20 format across the world.

Ricky Ponting said, “Someone told me during the IPL (Indian Premier League) last year that there will be some players who will try to do what Suryakumar is doing and it will be great to see.” Ricky Ponting compared his batting to that of South African white-ball specialist AB de Villiers and former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist.

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