Ever since Mumbai Indians lifted their fifth IPL trophy, experts have been talking about players who were traded to MI from other franchises, and made their mark there. In the same context, former India opener Gautam Gambhir feels that KKR did the ‘biggest loss’ when he let go Suryakumar Yadav And he continued to showcase his talent for the five-time champion.
Gambhir led KKR to two IPL titles in 2012 and 2014. Ever since he left, KKR could not bring home their third IPL trophy. The two-time winning captain feels that there is a lot more to do with Surya leaving the team. As Mumbai Indians stole all the great performances again in the 13 seasons of the IPL, one cannot forget some batsmen who were friendly to them from day one.
Suryakumar Yadav is definitely the name that turned everyone’s head with his brilliant performance this year. He then became the third highest scorer of Mumbai Indians. Ishan Kishan And Quinton de Cock. He scored 480 runs in 15 matches, which he played with the champion team at an average of 40.00.
Prior to joining MI in 2018, Yadav was part of the KKR team and played the role of a finisher for him. However, his fortunes changed after being stopped by MI in 2018 and he created an uproar by scoring 512 runs that season.
Gautam Gambhir says that Suryakumar is not easily earned by MI
“Suryakumar Yadav is not easily earned by Mumbai Indians. He is probably the biggest loss KKR has ever done in 13 years. Gambhir, who was young, came to KKR, played for four years, could not get the number at that time because of the batting line where he should have batted, ”Gambhir told ESPNcricinfo.
He said that Yadav is a selfless person, and anyone can bat him at any number, and he will do so without any problem. “Very selfless man, you bat him at number 6 or 7. He can bat at any number. Gambhir said that there will be no phase where he wants to bat at 3.