On 20 November 2022, team India locked horns with the Kiwis in Mount Maunganui for the second match of the three-match T20I series. The first match got abandoned due to heavy rain in Wellington on 18 November. Therefore, both teams were looking to make a winning start in this clash. However, India managed to win the game under the leadership of Hardik Pandya.
All big-name players like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli took a rest from this tour. Therefore, Hardik pandy got the opportunity to lead the team in the shortest format of the game. Suryakumar Yadav won the player of the match award for his fantastic match-winning ton. Now, A WWE Superstar, Drew McIntyre came up with a tweet to praise the star Indian batter and the tweet has now gone viral.
Here is the shared tweet:
My man Sky Yadav coming through again 👀 Best T20 player in the world right now! https://t.co/fROgL4X277
— Drew McIntyre (@DMcIntyreWWE) November 20, 2022
Suryakumar Yadav scored 111* runs off 51 balls, including 11 fours and seven sixes
Speaking of the tweet, Drew McIntyre wrote: “My man Sky Yadav coming through again. Best T20 player in the world right now!” by sharing a video of innings. It was a huge praise from a WWE Great as fans found it lovely. Therefore, they made the tweet viral on the internet instantly. Speaking about Drew McIntyre, he is currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand.
McIntyre is a two-time WWE Champion, one-time WWE Intercontinental Champion, one-time NXT Champion, and a two-time WWE (Raw) Tag Team Champion. Drew also won the 2020 Slammy Award for Superstar of the Year. Speaking about the innings of Suryakumar Yadav, he scored 111* runs off 51 balls, including 11 fours and seven sixes.
He batted at a strike rate of 217.64. His innings helped India to score 191 runs for six wickets in 20 overs. In reply, the Kiwis got bundled out for 126 runs in 18.5 overs. For New Zealand, Tim Southee took a hat trick also. He finished his four overs by conceding 34 runs with three wickets. On the other hand, Deepak Hooda impressed everyone with the ball, He took four wickets for 10 runs in 2.5 overs.