Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) has determined to reward opening batsman Mohammed Azharuddeen after he scored a 37-ball century against Mumbai within the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
The younger batsman will obtain a complete sum of Rs 1,37,000 for the unbeaten 137 runs he scored on Wednesday which helped Kerala beat Mumbai by eight wickets of their Elite E match on the Wankhede Stadium.
“Its a fantastic second for Kerala cricket. We have acknowledged the stellar efficiency of Mohammed Azharuddeen and we determined to instantly present him an quantity of 1,37,000 at a fee of 1000 rupees per run for his 137 not out,” Sreejith V Nair, KCA secretary informed IANS.
“Former BCCI secretary, SK Nair, former MP Panniyan Raveendran and others have additionally praised our deed,” he added.
Azharuddeen’s scintillating knock of 137 comprised of 11 sixes and 9 fours in 54 balls. He hit his century in 37 balls, the third quickest in T20 cricket by an Indian batsman after Rishabh Pant and Rohit Sharma, each nationwide group gamers. This is the primary occasion of a Kerala batsman hitting a century in Syed Mushtaq Ali event.
“This is a good initiative by the Kerala Cricket Association. The names of Azharuddeen’s coaches Bijumon, Mazar Moidu and Philip, have to be remembered at this second and the onerous work of those coaches is giving outcomes and Kerala cricket is certainly going locations,” stated Biju George, former Indian lady’s group fielding coach and fielding coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL, whereas speaking to IANS.