Kohli stares at Suryakumar
There was a moment during the match when Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav saw eye-to-eye, Kohli kept staring at Suryakumar and this anecdote made the top headlines of that match. Chasing the target of 165 runs, Mumbai’s team started quite slowly but Suryakumar Yadav played an innings of 79 runs in 43 balls. Even though then Kohli did not say anything to Suryakumar with words but he kept tearing his eyes out.
Was saying to the teammates- ‘I am not’.
In the same match, Suryakumar’s gesture was also very much discussed in which he was telling his teammates – ‘I am not.’
This gesture of Yadav also joined the top headlines of that match. Sunil Kumar Yadav while talking on presenter Gaurav Kapoor’s ‘Breakfast with Champions’ said that, Virat Kohli’s energy is of different level but in that match, Kohli went a step ahead and sledges because this match is delicate for both the teams. Was.
Was Surya Kumar really calm in those moments?
He (Kohli) has his own style, says Suryakumar. His energy on the field is always on a different level. And that match was important for both the teams, so Virat’s sledding was on the next level in that match. I was focusing on myself, no matter what happens, don’t let my focus break and in any case win matches.
Suryakumar Yadav was highly praised for his restraint in that match but was Surya Kumar really calm in those moments?
my heart was beating fast
Talking about this, Surya Kumar says, “I was chewing chingam then but was very scared inside. My heart was beating fast. Kohli didn’t say anything, I didn’t say anything. Inside me A voice came from myself that whatever happens, it is only a matter of 10 seconds, so be absolutely calm. After that there will be the next over and he (Kohli) will not be in a position to stare at me.”
I didn’t even look at Kohli again in that match.
Suryakumar says then my bat too was lost and it is good because it distracted me from the hustle and bustle of that moment. I never looked at Kohli again in that match. I kept my eyes down and kept on batting. We never talked about this topic again.”
Even though Virat Kohli had put Suryakumar Yadav on the backfoot by staring at that time, this player responded with his bat and the Mumbai Indians team later won the IPL title which was their fifth title.