Axar-Surya partnership leaves Kohli-Hardik duo behind after Pune belligerence

January 06, 2023

Sports Tak Staff

India and Sri Lanka are currently locked in a three-match T20I series at home.

The Men in Blue lost the 2nd T20I by 16 runs in Pune on January 05 (Thursday).

Despite the loss, Axar Patel and Suryakumar Yadav enthralled fans inside the stadium with a breathtaking display of batsmanship. 

Axar Patel scored 65 runs off 31 balls with the help of three fours and six sixes. 

Suryakumar Ydav scored 51 runs off 36 balls with the help of three fours and as many sixes. 

Axar and Suryakumar stitched a 91-run stand, which is the highest for an Indian pair at No.6 or below. 

Axar and Suryakumar broke the record of Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya.

In the first T20I, Axar and Deepak Hooda stitched a 68-run partnership for the 6th wicket. 

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