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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Kerala’s Mohammad Azharuddin hits ton in just 37 balls





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|| Desk Report ||

In the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy tournament, opener Mohammad Azharuddin hit the second-fastest century in the history as he smashed it from just 37 balls. This led the Kerala team defeating hosts Mumbai by 8 wickets in the Group-E match.

Indian wicketkeeper batsman Rishabh Pant holds the record for fastest century in the tournament. He scored a century on 32 balls. Pant accomplished this feat in opposition to Himachal Pradesh while playing for Delhi in 2018 in the same tournament.

Speaking of ordinary T20, 26-year-old Azharuddin became the 0.33 Indian to mutually rating the quickest century. Pant scored a century off 32 balls in Syed Mushtaq Ali. While Rohit Sharma has additionally scored a century on 35 balls. Rohit Sharma accomplished this feat in the International T20 against Sri Lanka. At the same time, Yusuf Pathan has also done this feat in 37 balls against Mumbai for Rajasthan Royals in 2010 IPL.

Born in 1994, Azharuddin is named after former Indian captain ‘Mohammad Azharuddin’. The identify used to be given by Kamaruddin, the elder brother of the younger batsman, as the former Indian captain used to be his idol. However, his dad and mom desired to title a few more.