The Kohli-Suryakumar staring moment lasted just for seconds but it was enough to set the social media ablaze. But Suryakumar played down the incident in an interview with India Today, saying that both him and Kohli reacted in the heat of the moment during that intense clash. It was a few weeks ago when the cold war between Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli began. It all started after Suryakumar Yadav wasn’t included in the upcoming tour to Australia, which was followed by the famous ‘staring event’ between the two cricketers when Mumbai Indians locked horns with RCB and SKY gave a match-winning performance. The right-hander walked in the middle at No.3 and stuck to the crease until he slammed the winning boundary in the ultimate over. All rights reserved. Even when he plays for Team India or against any team in the IPL, his aggression and energy is always spot on. It was Virat Kohli who also came into the limelight for his behaviour once again as he was seen making attempts to sledge the Mumbai Indians batsman. MI vs RCB: Netizens criticise Virat Kohli for sledging Suryakumar Yadav; hail the latter's response You are in an offline mode Mirror Online / Updated: Oct 29, 2020, 13:46 IST Thankfully we fielded first because during the warm-up I remember having this feeling that I wasn't ready for that game mentally. He also knew at that situation who was the key player in the opposition.". Virat Kohli in a stare off with Suryakumar Yadav during an IPL 2020 clash between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians on Wednesday … To top it off, he had even hailed Kohli as 'God' in one of those tweets. One of the most talked about moments of IPL 2020 was Suryakumar Yadav's tense showdown with RCB skipper Virat Kohli. But an incident involving Yadav and Bangalore captain Virat Kohli mid-way through the Mumbai inning had many commenting on it. The incident occurred in the 13th over of the Mumbai chase, with Suryakumar, at No.3, anchoring the team in their pursuit of 166. I hav seen GOD walking at Number 3 for India to bat @imVkohli pic.twitter.com/zoRfXtillE, For a reason. A lot of meditation has helped. Suryakumar Yadav finished the chase unbeaten on 79 off 43 balls with 3 sixes and 10 boundaries as MI won by 5 wickets. IPL 2020, MI vs RCB: Suryakumar Yadav's Response to Virat Kohli's Stare-down After Match-Winning Knock is Classy | Mumbai vs Bangalore, Abu Dhabi During Surya's stellar show in the middle, his on-field staredown with Virat Kohli started doing rounds on the internet in no time. WATCH: Virat Kohli tries to sledge Suryakumar Yadav, Mumbai Indians batsman stares in response Suryakumar Yadav has been the buzz word in the cricketing fraternity this year. The incident happened during an Indian Premier League match between MI and RCB on October 28 when RCB Kohli stared at Suryakumar Yadav to unnerve him, but the MI batsman kept his cool and … Suryakumar Yadav was the top trend last night for his inning of 79 runs from 43 balls took away the Mumbai Indians to a stunning five-wicket win over the Royal Challengers Bangalore. Now, a liquid window that's 'smart' enough to cut electricity use, reduce your power bills, Battered Congress looks at hard road ahead, Is 2020 the worst year for civilisation? Where there is pressure dr is him. Kohli tried to unsettle and intimidate Suryakumar, who was batting like a man on a mission during Match 48 of IPL 2020 on October 28 with Mumbai Indians chasing 165 in Abu Dhabi against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Happy to have finished it. It was just in that moment (his staring incident with Virat Kohli). I thought this was the perfect opportunity to score some runs against a big team. One word for his journey to reach top of the world. “I was looking to finish the game. Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli's 'stare' incident certainly added a bit of spice into the Indian Premier League 2020 and became one of the most-talked about controversies in the tournament this season. Watch – Virat Kohli angrily stares at Suryakumar Yadav in MI vs RCB IPL 2020 clash, batsman ice cool - Virat Kohli had an angry stare down at Suryakumar Yadav during the Mumbai Indians vs Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL 2020 clash in Abu Dhabi. IPL 2020, MI vs RCB: Virat Kohli Faces Backlash on Twitter For His Unnecessary Stare-down With Suryakumar Yadav | IPL 13, IPL Points Table, IPL 2020 Playoffs Schedule, India tour … In the big SHOES. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, Suryakumar Yadav was Player of the Match in Match 48 between RCB and MI on October 28 (Courtesy of BCCI & PTI), Left training mid-way, didn't feel like eating after India selection snub: Suryakumar, IPL 2020: Suryakumar Yadav stares at Virat Kohli as RCB captain tries to sledge MI star, Shastri urges Suryakumar to stay strong and patient after MI star proves India selectors wrong, Kohli tried to unsettle and intimidate Suryakumar during MI's run chase vs RCB in Match 48 of IPL 2020, But Suryakumar just gave Kohli a stare back without uttering a single word, Surya remained not out on 79 in MI's 5-wicket win and did his now-famous 'Main Hoon Na' celebration. But it was really nice to have that game against him," Surya told Sports Tak. "It was in the heat of the moment, there was nothing going on between me and him from before that we brought into that game. Anyone ? "I have always seen him (Virat Kohli) as energetic in every game it wasn't like that game against MI was an exception. Mumbai Indians’ Suryakumar Yadav was hailed on social media for calmly diffusing Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli’s aggressive tactics during their IPL 2020 match in Abu Dhabi. Suryakumar Yadav reveals WHAT Virat said after the 'Stare' during the MI vs RCB game Talking about that viral stare, Surya said that it happened in the heat of the moment and Virat has always been that aggressive Suryakumar Yadav said that he didn't know that this incident with Virat Kohli will be highlighted so much | BCCI/IPL Even I was surprised with how that incident got highlighted after the game. That Virat Kohli is one of the finest in the business is no secret. Suryakumar Yadav made light of the on-field showdown between him and Virat Kohli, saying that it took place in the heat of the moment and the two got back to normal after the end of the match. With ten fours and three sixes, Suryakumar Yadav stayed till the very end to guide Mumbai to victory - making it look so easy. In the second half of the IPL match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians, Virat Kohli tried sledging Suryakumar Yadav who’s … Stitching an unbeaten 79 off just 43 deliveries, Suryakumar proved why he deserves to board the flight for India's tour Down Under. Even before the IPL started, his Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma announced in a video that a India cap is not far away from 30-year-old SKY. The clip of the incident went viral on social media as it happened just a day after Surya was snubbed from Team India selection for the Australia tour which raised a lot of eyebrows in the cricketing fraternity. Surya finished IPL 2020 with 480 runs from 16 matches at an average of 40 with 4 half-centuries. 3 spot for Mumbai Indians is a big thing. Suryakumar Yadav once again played an instrumental role in Mumbai Indians (MI) title triumph with his impeccable contributions with the bat. Trying to sledge Suryakumar, the RCB skipper walked towards him with an intimidating look. It was an important game for RCB as well because they also had the chance to go into top-2 if they had won. IPL 2020: Suryakumar Yadav made his bat do all the talking as he came up with a match-winning knock for MI against Virat Kohli-led RCB, days after being overlooked for India squad for the upcoming tour of Australia. Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli's 'stare' incident certainly added a bit of spice into the Indian Premier League 2020 and became one of the most-talked about controversies in the tournament this season. IPL 2020: Virat Kohli came close to the batsman and stood there for 15 second but an unfazed Suryakumar Yadav stood his ground and kept looking back into Kohli’s eyes, not move an inch. More than his batting blitzes, however, Yadav’s staring contest with RCB skipper Virat Kohli gained more headlines. Surya's 'Main Hoon Na' celebration also went viral on social media after the game. Abu Dhabi IPL 13 IPL 2020 MI vs RCB Mumbai vs Bangalore Suryakumar Yadav Virat Kohli. Suryakumar Yadav has spoken about the incident where Virat Kohli stared at him during an IPL 2020 clash and also revealed what the RCB captain told him after the match. He scored 512, 424, and 480 runs in the last three editions of the IPL. The 30-year-old looked in sublime touch as he hit a flurry of boundaries to single-handedly steer MI past the finishing line. Suryakumar Yadav was trolled left and right by fans of the Indian skipper and now the MI batsman has tried to do damage control by commenting on the tweet made by Virat Kohli. Suryakumar Yadav’s old tweets go viral after ‘staring contest’ with Virat Kohli causes storm A number of fans shared those tweets wherein the 30-year old was all praises of Kohli. Also read: 'Rahane doesn't need to change his game or personality', warns Harbhajan Singh Despite delivering consistently, Surya has been overlooked by the selectors for a while now. Scoring runs is the best way to highlight your case. BCCI announced the squad during the IPL 2020 and in one of the matches between Mumbai […] The two were seen exchanging long stares. Watch: Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav exchange stares as RCB skipper tries sledging in-form MI batsman “Playing at No. Then I started thinking that this is the perfect opportunity to make an impactful performance and I was very happy with that game," Surya said. Ind vs Aus 2020: "Can't wait to watch domination" - Suryakumar Yadav reacts to Virat Kohli's open net session video Suryakumar Yadav had an intense staredown with Virat Kohli … There will come a time where tables will turn. MI vs RCB IPL 2020: Virat Kohli Slammed for 'Shameful Act' as he Tries to Sledge Suryakumar Yadav. IPL 2020: 'India's Mr 360, Hope The Selectors Are Watching' - Twitterverse Bows Down to Suryakumar Yadav. Kohli's consistency with the bat and his match-winning abilities are a sight to behold. So it shouldn't come as a surprise that the entire country roots for him every time he's in action, including Mumbai Indians' star Suryakumar Yadav. Yadav scored a match-winning 79* in that game … He was the fourth-highest scorer in the league this season and third-highest for the eventual champions MI behind Ishant Kishan (516) and Quinton de Kock (503). Kohli … A couple of days after India snub, Mumbai Indians' Suryakumar Yadav, while giving a fitting response to the national selectors, slammed a match-winning knock at Abu Dhabi against Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore. About this video-Virat kohli and suryakumar yadav face off. "After the match he was just normal. During the IPL 2020 match between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on October 28, Virat Kohli’s ultra-competitive gesture came out yet again.Keen to get the important wicket of Suryakumar Yadav, he fielded the ball at cover and walked up to the batsman.This time, Kohli tried to shake Surya’s composure by attempting to sledge him. I have worked on my game during the lockdown,” he said in the post-match presentation. pic.twitter.com/89iZIbByhi, IPL 2020 recap: From MI's dominance to young guns firing again - 10 big talking points, India TV's team of IPL 2020: KL Rahul leads the star-studded lineup, 'Bola tha inki ganit weak hai': Rohit Sharma hilariously reacts to his odd-even ad ahead of IPL 2020, I was expecting to be selected this time, couldn't even train that day: Suryakumar Yadav, IPL 2020 vs PSL 2020 - Here's how much prize money champions Mumbai Indians and Karachi Kings won, KL Rahul will have to take some blame for not finding KXIP's ideal playing XI, feels Aakash Chopra. Mumbai Indians won the match by 5 wickets thanks to Suryakumar Yadav who scored 79 off 43 balls and took his team to victory and a playoff spot. As MI seemed to be cruising to victory, Kohli tried to ruffle up some feathers and went up to Yadav - then batting on 40 off just 25 balls, but the Mumbaikar calmly walked away, snubbing the Indian skipper. One over the cover to Chahal and the back foot punch off Steyn were my favourites. Virat posted a video from his practice sessions in Australia with the caption, “Love test cricket practice sessions” with two heart emojis. Suryakumar Yadav scored a scintillating half-century against Royal Challengers Bangalore and guided Mumbai Indians to a five-wicket triumph. I was looking to learn what my game is. SKY, who has been one of the most consistent batsmen for MI in the past three seasons, notched up 480 runs in 16 games including some match-winning knocks to create waves with his impressive performances throughout the season. But fortunately we fielded which gave me the chance to get back in the game mentally and physically. Suryakumar Yadav, the Mumbai cricketer, was knocking very hard on doors of the Indian cricket selectors but he was still not included in the Indian squad for Australian tour which certainly left him as well as his fans disappointed. © 2009-2020 Independent News Service. The 30-year-old described his emotions before the game and how he wasn't feeling ready for it after being ignored yet again by the BCCI's national selectors despite his strong performances with the bat in domestic cricket throughout the season. IPL 2020, MI vs RCB: Watch How Suryakumar Yadav Keeps Calm As Virat Kohli Tries To Sledge Him Suryakumar Yadav was determined to do well after being ignored for the Australia tour and he … WATCH: Virat Kohli walks towards Suryakumar Yadav and sledges him Suryakumar has not been selected in any of the three squads for India's upcoming tour of … IPL 2020: Suryakumar Yadav finally spills the beans on his clash with Virat Kohli. Yadav played a magnificent 79-run-knock that left Virat Kohli & co. frustrated. It was during the run chase that Kohli tried to shake Surya's composure by attempting to sledge the MI batsman, who just gave him a stare back without uttering a single word. IPL 2020 | Suryakumar Yadav's old tweets about Virat Kohli go viral after staredown between the two The Kohli-Suryakumar staring moment lasted just for … However, it didn't convert into an argument as Suryakumar decided to walk away. "The next day (after Team India selection) we were supposed to play against Royal Challengers Bangalore. IPL 2020 | Suryakumar Yadav's old tweets about Virat Kohli go viral after staredown between the two. Virat Kohli sledges Suryakumar Yadav: RCB captain Virat Kohli and MI's Suryakumar Yadav engaged in a long 'staring game' during the match between both the sides on Wednesday. He also became the first uncapped player in IPL history to score 2,000 runs in the tournament. "Then we got a good total to chase and I went out to bat at the right time also. While some fans lauded Suryakumar for looking Kohli in the eye, few came to a conclusion that there was a feud between the two. Suryakumar Yadav has been one of the most consistent batsmen in the Indian Premier League. Suryakumar Yadav made a telling statement, after the national selection snub, scoring an unbeaten 79 off 43 balls to take Mumbai Indians home against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday, but his stare down with India and RCB skipper Virat Kohli during the match has become the … Here’s what historians say, Covid reinfection confirmed in US man, second bout was more severe, PM Modi hails security forces over Nagrota encounter, Graffiti of hope: Udaipur Jail inmates turn artists, Meet the Delhi cop who traced and found 76 missing people, Indian Army targets terror launchpads in PoK: Report, Bihar Education Minister Mewalal Chaudhary resigns over corruption charges, NCB to oppose anticipatory bail plea of Deepika Padukone's manager, People who don't want you to say Jai Shri Ram asking for votes in Bihar: PM Modi in Saharsa, Copyright © 2020 Living Media India Limited. He said, 'well played' to everybody afterwards. 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