Ishan Kishan kicked-off this yr’s Vijay Hazare trophy on a commanding observe because the 22-year-old smashed 173 runs from 94 deliveries to assist Jharkhand pile 422/9 in 50 overs towards Madhya Pardesh. The wicketkeeper-batsman, who opened the innings, smashed 11 sixes and 19 fours through the course of his innings.
Ishan’s efforts additionally noticed Jharkhand surpass Madhya Pradesh to submit the very best workforce whole within the historical past of the event. The earlier greatest workforce rating was 412/6 registered by Madhya Pradesh towards Railways method again in 2010.
Ishan took 74 deliveries to achieve the three-figure mark earlier than unleashing the beast inside himself. Within the final 20 deliveries he confronted, the Jharkhand skipper smashed 71 runs, serving to his workforce breach the 200-run mark within the 26th over.
This knock of Ishan can be the third-highest particular person rating registered by wicketkeeper-captain within the historical past of Record-A cricket.
Other than Kishan, Anukul Roy additionally chipped in with a knock of 72 runs whereas Sumit Kumar scored 52.
Jharkhand misplaced two wickets inside 20 overs however there was no stopping Ishan in going out all weapons blazing on Madhya Pradesh`s bowling assault. The Parth Sahani-led aspect lastly took a sigh of aid when Gaurav Yadav dismissed Ishan within the 28th over however until then Jharkhand had placed on 240 runs on the board.
In response to Jharkhand’s gigantic whole, the hosts failed to supply a fightback and had been bundled out at 98, thus shedding the competition by 324 runs.
– with ANI inputs