Syed Mushtaq Ali 2021: Defending champions Tamil Nadu retained the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament title by defeating Karnataka by four wickets in a thrilling final here on Monday on the back of middle-order batsman Shah Rukh Khan’s last-ball six. Tamil Nadu needed five runs from the last ball in front of the target of 152 runs. Shah Rukh sent the ball of left-arm fast bowler Prateek Jain for six runs at deep square leg in such a situation.
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MS Dhoni Watching Shahrukh Khan Batting
He scored 33 not out off 15 balls, which included one four and three sixes. Tamil Nadu won this domestic T20 tournament for the third time. Incidentally, the Indian Premier League title was also won by Tamil Nadu team Chennai Super Kings this year. Batting first after losing the toss, Karnataka’s score was 32 for three at one time, but they managed to score 151 for seven in the end. Abhinav Manohar contributed 46 and Praveen Dubey 33, while J Suchit scored 18 runs in seven balls.
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CSK get a new finisher
Left-arm spinner R Sai Kishore took three wickets for 12 runs in four overs for Tamil Nadu. Shahrukh gave the team victory by hitting a six off the last ball of the final. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) shared a photo of the match on social media, in which Mahendra Singh Dhoni is seen on TV hitting Shahrukh for a six. As soon as this photo went viral, people started reacting on social media. Some wrote that CSK has now got a new finisher.
Won the trophy for the second time in a row
The Tamil Nadu team successfully won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for the second time in a row. Last year, the Tamil Nadu team defeated Baroda by seven wickets in the final. The captain of the team at that time was the wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik. Overall, Tamil Nadu managed to become the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy champions for the third time. First of all, the team won this title in 2006/07 and won it.