Vijay Hazare Trophy LIVE: Ruturaj Gaikwad sends warning SIGNS to CSK opponents in IPL 2023 as Maharashtra skipper slams yet another mammoth TON in VHT knockouts – CHECK out

Vijay Hazare Trophy LIVE: There is no stopping Ruturaj Gaikwad right now. Maharashtra skipper has slammed yet another century in Vijay Hazare…

Vijay Hazare Trophy LIVE: Ruturaj Gaikwad sends warning SIGNS to CSK opponents in IPL 2023 as Maharashtra skipper slams yet another TON in VHT knockouts

Vijay Hazare Trophy LIVE: There is no stopping Ruturaj Gaikwad right now. Maharashtra skipper has slammed yet another century in Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022 knockouts. Backing his heroics from the quarter-final vs Uttar Pradesh, where he scored an unbeaten 220, Gaikwad smashed 168 in the semi-final. The back-to-back 150+ scores in List A cricket by the opener have sent warning signs to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) opponents in the upcoming Indian Premier League 2023 (IPL 2023). If this form continues for Ruturaj, then IPL bowlers will surely have to deduce an other-worldly plan to stop the Chennai batter. Follow Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022 LIVE and Indian Premier League 2023 (IPL 2023) LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN

Vijay Hazare Trophy LIVE: Ruturaj Gaikwad sends warning SIGNS to CSK opponents in IPL 2023 as Maharashtra skipper slams yet another TON in VHT knockouts – CHECK out

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On Wednesday, November 30, at the Narendra Modi Stadium Ground B in Motera, Ahmedabad, during the 50-over domestic tournament’s semifinal versus Assam, the Chennai Super Kings player scored 168 runs off just 126 balls.

Ruturaj Gaikwad carried on from where he left off two days prior, hitting 6 sixes and 18 boundaries. Gaikwad earlier had smashed 220 runs from just 159 balls, which include 16 sixes, tying the list A cricket record. Gaikwad pounded out 43 runs in an over against Uttar Pradesh in the quarterfinal, becoming the first Indian to hit seven sixes in a single over.

In the last four Vijay Hazare Trophy games for Maharashtra, Ruturaj has struck up to three hundred. The 25-year-old is putting his name forward even as rivalry for the top-order spots in the Indian ODI team heats up. He made his ODI debut for India in the home series against South Africa.

Vijay Hazare Trophy LIVE: Ruturaj Gaikwad sends warning SIGNS to CSK opponents in IPL 2023 as Maharashtra skipper slams yet another TON in VHT knockouts – CHECK out

Vijay Hazare Trophy LIVE: Ruturaj Gaikwad misses out on double hundered

After Kunal Saikia won the toss and decided to field, Ruturaj set the tone for Maharashtra’s performance against Assam in the semifinal. After dominating their 27-run opening partnership, Ruturaj lost his opening partner Rahul Tripathi as early as the seventh over.

After that, Satyajeet Bachhav, who contributed with a 52-ball 41, and Ruturaj put together a 68-run partnership.

Ruturaj managed to reach his century in just 88 balls while keeping the Maharashtra scoreboard moving. Ruturaj, like in the quarterfinal, was not content with the achievement and turned it into a big hundred.

Ruturaj pounded the Assam bowling attack, scoring 68 runs in his final 38 deliveries. Gaikwad was dismissed in the 45th over, preventing him from scoring a second consecutive double-hundred. The third-wicket partnership between the Maharashtra skipper and Ankit Bawane totaled 207 runs.

Vijay Hazare Trophy LIVE: Ruturaj Gaikwad sends warning SIGNS to CSK opponents in IPL 2023 as Maharashtra skipper slams yet another TON in VHT knockouts

Notably, Bawane also reached 100, scoring 110 off 90 balls as Maharashtra scored 350 for 7 in their allotted 50 overs.

Vijay Hazare Trophy LIVE: Ruturaj Gaikwad sends warning SIGNS to CSK opponents in IPL 2023 as Maharashtra skipper slams yet another TON in VHT knockouts – CHECK out

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