Suryakumar Yadav becomes first Indian to hit six on first ball of T20I career
New Delhi : Indian batsman Suryakumar Yadav started his international T20 career in style with a six. In the fourth T20I against England, he came to bat at number 3 and smashed a sixer on the very first ball.
Officially he had made debut in the second T20I against England, but in that match he did not get a chance to bat as the hosts registered a comfortable 7-wicket win. Surya was dropped from the third game to make way for experienced opener Rohit Sharma.
He was picked up again in the fourth T20I in playing XI, replacing Ishan Kishan. Check out his stylish six below:
The Mumbaikar also became the first Indian to slam a six on his first ball of T20I cricket among the Test cricket nation. Overall, Surya is the third batter to achieve the feat after Sohail Tanvir and Mangaliso Mosehle.
Earlier, England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bowl first.