Anmolpreet Singh of Punjab produced a 58-ball century against Baroda in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy final on Monday at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.
Anmolpreet Singh of Punjab scored a 58-ball century against Baroda in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy final on Monday at the I.S. Bindra Stadium in Mohali. He finished his innings with 113 off 61 balls, 10 fours and six sixes, as Punjab amassed the highest-ever total in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy final, 223 for four.
Anmolpreet came out to bat at 18 for two and initially steadied the innings with captain Mandeep Singh, setting up a 62-run partnership before Krunal Pandya dismissed Mandeep, whose botched reverse sweep surrendered a catch to Atit Seth.
Anmolpreet and Nehal Wadhera put up 138 runs in the final, breaking Karnataka’s previous record of 180 for five against Tamil Nadu in the 2019-20 season.
Nehal also reached his half-century, scoring 61 off 27 balls (6×4, 4×6).
Anmolpreet’s 113 was the highest score for a Punjab batter in the SMAT final and the fourth highest in the event overall. Shubman Gill has the highest score for the state in the competition.