Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 is full throttle giving cricket fans a blissful time. The former Indian players, along with various new faces, are delivering exceptional performances for their respective teams. Sreesanth, who was one of the most anticipated players of the tournament from the beginning, is performing well for the Kerala team. He also got emotional on the field while taking his first wicket as he was banned from domestic cricket tournament by BCCI for a long period. All the teams in the tournament are putting all the efforts required to slip in the quarter-final matches that are scheduled from January 26, 2021. Here is the list of teams who are in the top of their respective groups.
First Position- Bihar (16 Points)
Last Position- Mizoram (0 Points)
First Position- Haryana (16 Points)
Last Position- Mumbai (0 Points)
First Position- Saurashtra (12 Points)
Last Position- Vidarbha (0 Points)
First Position- Baroda (20 Points)
Last Position- Chhattisgarh (4 Points)
First Position- Tamil Nadu (16 Points)
Last Position- Odisha (4 Points)
First Position- Punjab (20 Points)
Last Position- Tripura (0 Points)
Arjun Tendulkar Made his Debut in Mumbai Senior Team
Arjun Tendulkar, who is the son of renowned cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, made his Mumbai senior team debut against Haryana on Friday. The left-arm pacer took one crucial wicket for the team and spared 34 runs in his spell.
In another news, Mohammed Azharuddeen, who is the star batter of Kerala, scored the second-fastest half-century in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021. The batsmen just played 37 balls to score his half-century at Wankhede Stadium against the bowling attack by Mumbai.
In an unfortunate event, Krunal Pandya had to leave the Baroda roaster due to the sudden demise of his father Himanshu Pandya, who suffered a sudden heart attack. Baroda roaster is still performing well in the tournament, and they currently lead the Elite Group C table with 20 points.
Leading Batsmen and Bowler in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021
Simran Singh from Punjab roaster is the leading batsman in the tournament. He has played 5 matches and scored 263 runs while maintaining an average of 87.67. His iconic performance was against Kerala, where the batsmen scored 89 runs in 52 balls. Coming to the bowling part, Ishan Porel is the leading wicket-taker in the tournament. He has played 4 matches in the tournament and bagged 13 wickets while maintaining an average of 9.08.
Upcoming Matches in Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 (Jan 19)
- Nagaland Vs Manipur (Chennai)
- Bihar Vs Mizoram (Chennai)
- Meghalaya Vs Sikkim (Chennai)
- Chandigarh Vs Arunachal Pradesh (Chennai)
- Delhi Vs Puducherry (Mumbai)
- Haryana Vs Kerala (Mumbai)
- Vidarbha Vs Goa (Indore)
- Services Vs Madhya Pradesh (Indore)
- Mumbai Vs Andhra (Mumbai)
- Rajasthan Vs Saurashtra (Indore)
From January 26, 2021, the quarter-final matches of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will be played Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad. You can watch the live streaming of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy matches in Disney+ Hotstar app.