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Vijay Hazare Trophy Abhishek Sharma Played a Stormy Inning of 169 Not Out

Young stars continue their stellar performance in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Abhishek Sharma’s name has now been included in this list. The Punjab batsman scored an unbeaten 169 against Services on Sunday. Thanks to this innings, Punjab defeated Services by nine wickets.

Punjab’s star batsman Abhishek Sharma scored an unbeaten 169 runs

The star batsman of Punjab played an excellent inning of 169 not out against Services on Sunday. On the basis of Abhishek’s innings, Punjab defeated Services by nine wickets. This is the Punjab team’s third consecutive win in the Vijay Hazare Trophy after losing their first match against Rajasthan. A day before this, Abhishek Sharma, who was the hero of victory against Services, scored an unbeaten 56 against Assam.

Abhishek Sharma gets a breakthrough innings

Batting first after winning the toss, Services scored 260 for 5 in 50 overs. Captain Rajat Paliwal contributed 85 not out and Mohit Ahlawat contributed 71 runs. Harpreet Brar took the maximum of two wickets for Punjab. On the other hand, Arshdeep Singh, Ranveer Singh, and Abhishek Sharma got one success each.

Players like Vijay Hazare Trophy Abhishek Sharma added to the troubles of the selectors

The selectors have a special eye on the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Perhaps in view of this, the team for the ODI series against South Africa has not announced. Rituraj Gaikwad has made a strong claim for selection in the India team by scoring three consecutive centuries in this tournament. Now players like Venkatesh Iyer, Abhishek Sharma have increased the problems of the selectors by performing brilliantly.

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The match between Punjab and Services was played on Sunday in Elite Group E of Round 4 of Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021-22. Services won the toss and decided to bat first. Services team scored 260 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 50 overs. For Services, Mohit Ahlawat scored 71 and captain Rajat Paliwal scored 85 runs. Punjab got a target of 261 runs to win, which they achieved in 37.5 overs losing 1 wicket. Prabhsimran Singh played an innings of 72 runs.

Came into the limelight with a century on U-19 debut

Abhishek Sharma first came into the limelight with a century on his Under-19 debut for Punjab in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy. He led India to victory in the Under-19 Asia Cup in 2016. He was bought by Delhi Daredevils in the IPL auction in January 2018 for Rs 55 lakh and scored an unbeaten 46 off 19 balls on debut. Apart from Delhi Daredevils, Abhishek has also played for Sunrisers Hyderabad.

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