Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Final: MS Dhoni watches Shahrukh Khan smash last-ball six against Karnataka to help TN defend title

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Final: MS Dhoni watches Shahrukh Khan smash last-ball six against Karnataka to help TN defend title
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Final: MS Dhoni watches Shahrukh Khan smash last-ball six against Karnataka to help TN defend title

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Final: Shahrukh Khan held his nerve in a thrilling final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021-22 on Monday as he smashed a last-ball six to help Tamil Nadu defend their title. Tamil registered 4 wickets win over Karnataka in Syed Mushtaq Trophy final of the 2021-22 edition at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi on Monday. And, the latest post shared by Chennai Super Kings shows one of the best finishers of the game – MS Dhoni too was watching Shahrukh Khan’s last over heroics. Follow InsideSport.in for more updates

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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy Final: MS Dhoni watches Shahrukh Khan smash last-ball six against Karnataka to help TN defend title

Shahrukh Khan scored 33* off 15 balls and walked in when Tamil Nadu had lost two quick wickets and required 57 off 28 balls. He not only survived the hat-trick ball but led the chase and eventually sealed the game for Tamil Nadu with a maximum. Interestingly, the 26-year-old, also hit the winning runs when Tamil Nadu became champions in the previous edition.

Meanwhile, Chennai Super Kings shared a post on its social media just after Tamil Nadu successfully defended their title and also became the first team to win three Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophies. In the post, MS Dhoni can be seen watching Shahrukh Khan’s innings on Television.

Chennai Super Kings posted a picture of Dhoni watching the action and wrote, “Fini See ing off in sty7e!” Check out –

 

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This is the third time that Tamil Nadu has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament, having previously won it in 2006-07 and 2020-21. The side had also made it to the finals in the 2019-20 season and ended up suffering a loss against Karnataka.

IPL franchise Punjab Kings (PBKS) also congratulated Tamil Nadu and Shahrukh Khan for his heroics. “Cometh the hour, cometh the man! SRK winning it in style!” PBKS wrote while sharing Shahrukh Khan’s winning six clip. Check out –

Opting to bowl, Tamil Nadu restricted Karnataka to a modest total of 151/7. Sai Kishore starred with the ball for Tamil Nadu while Abhinav Manohar (64 off 37) was the top scorer for Karnataka. Coming to chase, Tamil Nadu were off to a good start as opener Hari Nishanth scored a quickfire 23 off 12 before getting run out. N Jagdeesan scored a vital 41 off 46 before Shahrukh Khan’s late blitz (33* off 15) took Tamil Nadu over the line.


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