Maharashtra team captain Rituraj Gaikwad’s bat is raining runs. Rituraj Gaikwad has set a record by scoring a century in the final match of Vijay Hazare Trophy against Saurashtra. Rituraj Gaikwad has scored three consecutive centuries in the tournament. Captain Rituraj Gaikwad has a total of four centuries in the tournament. Along with making this record, he has equaled the Indian team’s veteran player Virat Kohli.
Young opener Rituraj Gaikwad scored a double century in the quarter-finals and a brilliant century in the semi-finals. Now in the final match also, he has played a blistering inning of 108 runs. His innings has strengthened the team in the final match.Rituraj scored 108 runs in 131 balls in the final match. Saurashtra’s team heaved a sigh of relief after returning the pavilion to the captain who came down to open. Rituraj had hit seven fours and four sixes in his innings. In this match, Rituraj completed his half-century in just 96 balls. He then changed his batting stance and scored an additional 50 runs in just 29 balls to score a century. This was the 15th century of his career.
Rituraj’s bat has run strongly in this entire tournament. In the semi-final match, he scored 168 runs in 126 balls with the help of 18 fours and 6 sixes against Assam. Due to this blistering innings of Rituraj, the team gave a huge score of 350 runs to the Assam team.
Scored most centuries in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Rituraj Gaikwad has also become the player with the most centuries in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Robin Uthappa and Ankit Bawne have scored 11-11 centuries in Vijay Hazare Trophy before Rituraj Gaikwad. At the same time, this century is the 12th century of Rituraj Gaikwad in Vijay Hazare Trophy. Even at this time, runs are coming out strongly from the bat of Rituraj Gaikwad. According to the statistics of the currently released Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament, Rituraj Gaikwad has scored 600 runs in the last five matches at an average of 220. His innings also includes four centuries.
Rituraj is an important player of Chennai
Rituraj Gaikwad is part of the IPL team Chennai Super Kings led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Talking about T20 cricket, Rituraj Gaikwad has scored 2836 runs in 90 matches at an average of 35. His strike rate is 134. He has also scored a century in IPL.
The condition of the match was like this
Rituraj Gaikwad scored a century as Maharashtra posted 248 for nine after putting Saurashtra to bat during the Vijay Hazare Trophy final. Azim Kazi scored 37 runs with Rituraj’s century. Satyajit played an inning of 27 runs. On the other hand, Chirag Jani from Saurashtra put a brake on Maharashtra’s run rate by taking a powerful hat-trick. Jaydev Unadkat also took a wicket.