Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021: Azharuddin smashes a century off 37 balls, this record made by Kerala for the first time in T20
In the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021) on Wednesday, Kerala side Mohammad Azharuddin (Mohammed Azharuddeen) rocked a stunning 37-ball century against Mumbai. This is the second fastest century of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. Rishabh Pant’s name is the record for the fastest century in this tournament. Pant scored a 32-ball century in the Syed Mushtaq Trophy in the year 2018. In their 137-run innings against Mumbai (Mumbai vs Kerala), they were successful in scoring 9 fours and 11 sixes. He played an unbeaten innings of 137 off just 54 balls. Please tell that Mohammed Azharuddeen is the first batsman to score a century in T20 cricket from Kerala. Earlier, in 2013, Rohan Prem scored an unbeaten 92 runs for Kerala. Thanks to Azhar from Kerala, Karl’s team achieved the target given by Mumbai only in the 16th over. Mumbai gave Kerala a target of 197 runs. Mohammad Azharuddin won his team with a six.
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What a story. A player named after one Indian cricketer, Azhar, is joined by a player named after another Indian legend, Sachin, to deliver an 8 wicket win for Kerala against the most successful domestic side ever, Mumbai, in the Mushtaq Ali T20 tournament! pic.twitter.com/QQjViQbo1K
Commentator Harsha could not live without tweeting after seeing Azharuddin’s innings. He wrote, ‘I saw an extraordinary player named Mohammad Azharuddin many years ago, now I am seeing another one with the same name, wow, he can play the shot.
I had seen an extraordinary player called Mohd Azharuddin many years ago. Now I am seeing another by the same name. Wow, he can play some shots!
Earlier, Mumbai batted first and scored 196 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs with Aditya Tare (42) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (40). Apart from these two batsmen, Pathan Suryakumar Yadav (38), Shivam Dubey (26) and Siddhesh Lad (21) played an important role in bringing the team score to 196 runs. But in front of Kerala’s Azharuddin’s stormy innings, this goal proved to be dwarf. Apart from Azhar, Robin Uthappa also batted brilliantly and for the first wicket both added 129 runs in 9.3 overs. Uthappa scored 33 runs. Apart from Uthappa, captain Sanju Samson (22) was dismissed by scoring runs.
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This is the third highest playing record for India, made by 26-year-old Azharuddin in T20 cricket. In this order, Shreyas Iyer comes at number one, who has a record of playing 147 runs in T20 cricket, while Puneet Bisht is at second place who has scored 146 against Mizoram. KL Rahul has scored 132 runs in T20 cricket, while Manish Pandey has played 129 runs in T20 cricket.
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