Tamil Nadu defeated Karnataka on the last ball in the final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy to lift the trophy for the third time. Tamil Nadu batsman Shahrukh Khan showed a great game in this match played at Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. He scored 33 runs in 15 balls and hit a six off the last ball to give his team a four-wicket victory. Tamil Nadu had earlier won this trophy in 2006-07 and 2020-21.
Tamil Nadu won in a Thrilling Match
Chasing the target of 152 runs, Tamil Nadu’s first wicket fell for 29 runs. After this, this team also kept losing wickets in short intervals, but in the end, Shahrukh took care of everything. He scored 33 runs in 15 balls and made his team the winner for the third time by hitting a six off the last ball. Wicketkeeper Jagadeesan scored the highest 41 runs for Tamil Nadu. However, Jagdishan and captain Vijay Shankar batted a lot in the middle overs. But Shahrukh snatched the victory from Karnataka’s mouth by playing a stormy inning.
Shahrukh turned the whole match like this
Left-arm spinner R Sai Kishore took three wickets for 12 runs in his four overs for Tamil Nadu. Chasing the target, Tamil Nadu batted very slowly in the middle. Hari Nishant (23 off 12 balls) and N Jagadeesan (42 off 46 balls) added 29 runs for the first wicket. Tamil Nadu batsmen struggled to score runs after Nishant was dismissed.
Captain Vijay Shankar scored 18 runs but for this, he played 22 balls. This put pressure on the team and they needed 30 runs in the last two overs.
Shahrukh snatched victory from Karnataka’s mouth by playing a stormy innings
Shahrukh, who specializes in playing long shots, took over from here. He had given hope to the team by hitting a six off the last ball of the 19th over of Vidyasagar Patil. When the team had a target of 16 runs in six balls, then R Sai Kishore (six not out) hit a four on the first ball.
Tamil Nadu defeated Karnataka by four wickets in a thrilling match to win the final match of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. On the last ball of this match, Tamil Nadu batsman Shahrukh Khan made his team the champion by hitting a six.