India, Nov. 22 -- It was expected that Suryakumar Yadav could be picked for the T20 squad for the tour of Australia. He has been one of the most consistent batsmen in the Indian Premier League for the past three seasons. He has hit 512, 424, and 480 runs in the last three editions of the IPL. He is also the first uncapped player to hit 2000 IPL runs.

So it was natural for Suryakumar to be disappointed when his name wasn't announced for India's tour of Australia. There was a big uproar regarding his non-selection but Surya did not let the disappointment affect his performance. Suryakumar responded to his omission from the squad in emphatic fashion as he hit a 43-ball 79 against Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore to power his side t...