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MI vs KKR IPL 2022: Why is Suryakumar Yadav Not Playing Today?


Suryakumar Yadav IPL 2022 MI vs KKR: In a massive breaking news development, Mumbai Indians (MI) premier batsman Suryakumar Yadav is not playing the today Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. Suryakumar will not be available for the remainder of the T20 tournament due to a left forearm muscle injury. The Mumbai Indians are already out of contention to qualify for the playoffs but they will want to finish the competition on a high.

MI vs KKR IPL 2022: Why is Suryakumar Yadav Not Playing Today?

In a huge blow for the five-time IPL champions, Suryakumar Yadav has been ruled out for the remaining edition of the Indian Premier League. The Mumbai Indians have released an official statement that the right-handed batsman has sustained a muscle strain on his left forearm and has been advised rest. This is a big loss for the Rohit Sharma-led team considering the impressive form of Suryakumar in IPL 2022 so far.

“Suryakumar Yadav has sustained a muscle strain on the left fore arm and has been ruled out for the season. He has been advised to rest, in consultation with the BCCI medical team,” the Mumbai Indians said in a statement.

“We would like to field first, no particular reason. We keep changing what we want to do as a team. The season has been up and down for us. Everyone games us a new opportunity, we need to put our right foot forward. We have one change, Surya is injured. Ramandeep comes in for him,” said Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma at the toss.

Suryakumar Yadav had scored a brilliant tally of 303 runs from as many as 8 matches that consisted a total of three half-centuries. Also, during the previous game against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2022, Suryakumar Yadav played an important knock of 52 runs off 36 balls.

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Suryakumar Yadav Stats in IPL

Matches Runs Strike-Rate IPL 2022 Performance Recent Form
123 2644 136.89 303 runs (8 games) 13, 51, 7, 32, 37, 43, 67*, 52, 65


Mumbai Indians vs Kolkata Knight Riders: Confirmed MI Playing 11

The Mumbai Indians have made a forced change to their playing 11 from the last game. Hard-hitting batsman Ramandeep Singh comes in the side for the injured Suryakumar Yadav.

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MI Playing 11
1. Rohit Sharma
2. Ishan Kishan
3. Suryakumar Yadav
4. Tilak Varma
5. Kieron Pollard
6. Tim David

7. Daniel Sams
8. Kumar Kartikeya
9. Murugan Ashwin
10. Jasprit Bumrah
11. Riley Meredith

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MI 2022 Squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Jasprit Bumrah, Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markandey, N Tilak Verma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tristan Stubbs, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, Fabian Allen, Kumar Kartikeya.

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