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Most T20 Runs: Suryakumar Yadav eyes Dhawan's record for most runs for India in calendar year in IND vs SA

Most T20 Runs: Suryakumar Yadav is all set to break Shikhar Dhawan's record for most T20I runs in a calendar after he needs 8 more runs to go past the veteran Indian batter on Wednesday against South Africa

Aditya Pimpale Written By: Aditya Pimpale @AdityaPimpale6 New Delhi Published on: September 27, 2022 19:49 IST
IND vs SA 1st T20I
Image Source : GETTY Most T20 Runs: Suryakumar Yadav eyes Dhawan's record for most runs for India in calendar year in IND vs SA

Highlights

  • Suryakumar has so far scored 682 runs in 2022 and needs 8 more to break Shikhar Dhawan's record
  • In last match against AUS, Suryakumar surpassed Virat Kohli's tally for most runs in a calendar year
  • India take on South Africa on Wednesday in a crucial first T20I

Suryakumar Yadav is all set to break Shikhar Dhawan's record for most runs in a calendar year for Team India as they take on South Africa on Wednesday in the first T20I. As things stand Suryakumar needs eight more runs, having already scored 682 in 20 matches. The Indian star batter has been scoring runs for fun and is currently the leading run-scorer in 2022 as well.

If Surya does manage to score the eight runs he will surpass Shikhar's tally from 2018 when he managed to score 689 runs. With a host of matches remaining, the Mumbai Indians (MI) star will be looking to score 1000 T20I runs, with a minimum of 11 matches still to go.

Most Runs in a Calendar year for India 

Year Name Runs
2012 Virat Kohli 471
2013 Yuvraj Singh 77
2014 Virat Kohli 385
2015 Rohit Sharma 128
2016 Virat Kohli 641
2017 Virat Kohli 299
2018 Shikhar Dhawan 689
2019 Virat Kohli 466
2020 KL Rahul 404
2021 Rohit Sharma 424
2022 Suryakumar Yadav 682

India Tv - IND vs SA 1st T20I

Image Source : GETTYVirat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav

In the previous match, he went past Virat Kohli's tally of 641 runs which he had scored in 2016. Compared to Shikhar and Virat, Suryakumar has been excellent with his approach which has seen him score a hundred and four fifties in 2022.

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In the last match against Australia, he played a crucial role in getting India over the line. The talented batter played a brilliant 69-run knock that consisted of five fours and five sixes and along with Virat Kohli put together a match-winning partnership of 104 runs for the third wicket.

The list features Virat on multiple occasions has been India's leading run scorer in 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019. Rohit Sharma also features twice on the list in 2015 and 2021 while KL Rahul was India's highest runscorer in 2020. 

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