TATA IPL 2022: “I was dead scared inside as he walked towards me,” Suryakumar Yadav recalls sledge from Virat Kohli

SuryaKumar Yadav recalled a match between MI and RCB in which he got into a gaze with former RCB captain Virat Kohli.

Mumbai Indians’ right handed batsman SuryaKumar Yadav told presenter Gaurav Kapur on Breakfast With Champions that he was scared inside as Virat Kohli approached him, but remained cool from the outside.

In the match, Yadav struck Dale Steyn’s delivery, which was picked up by Kohli. Instead of backing away as Kohli grabbed the ball and went towards him, Yadav stared back at him.

“I was dead scared inside as he walked towards me, both of us were eating chewing gums. There was a voice from inside that was telling me – come what may, you don’t have to utter a word, it’s a matter of 10 seconds, the next over will begin. My bat fell that time, that helped me, I did not see him till the time the match was over. I was looking down and batting and we have not even discussed the incident ever outside the pitch,” he said.

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