Surya Kumar Yadav will play against New Zealand in a three-match T20I series.
SKY was the third-highest run-getter and hit three fifties in the tournament who made his debut in 2021.
He is expected to score big against the Kane-Williamson led side in the absence of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul.Suryakumar is only 286 runs behind Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan, who holds record for scoring the most runs in T20Is in a calendar year.
The wicket-keeper batter amassed 1326 runs in 2021. India’s middle-order batter Suryakumar has made 1040 runs in 29 matches in 2022.
The 32-year-old has accumulated 9 half-centuries and a century this year. Suryakumar is the first Indian batter to score 1,000 T20I runs in a calendar year. His total runs tally stands at 1284 runs in the shortest format.