Young batsman Suryakumar Yadav has been the find for the Indian team in their ongoing tour of Sri Lanka. Having waited patiently for his opportunity to come, the Mumbai batsman has made full use of it and now, he finds himself to be one the key members of the Indian outfit in Sri Lanka. On Sunday in the first T20I against Sri Lanka, Suryakumar Yadav proved why he is such an important asset to the national team by scoring an important 50 off 34 balls as India eventually ended up with 164/5 in their first innings. Hardik Pandya Spotted Singing Sri Lankan National Anthem Ahead of IND vs SL 1st T20I (Watch Video)

Yadav was named Man of the Series in his debut ODI series against Sri Lanka earlier in the tour and now that he has started off the T20Is with a bang, it would be no surprise if he once again wins the award, provided he maintains his consistency. After his classy innings, fans took to Twitter to praise him for his effort. Here are some reactions:

Never too late:

Indian AB De Villers:

The three C's of success:

A good one!

Suryakumar manufacturing shots: 

No fear, Surya's here!

Although it is still early, but Suryakumar Yadav is making a strong case for himself to be included in India's scheme of things for the T20 World Cup this year.

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