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Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022: Last Ten innings of Ruturaj Gaikwad in VJT

Ruturaj Gaikwad stormed into the final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022 after a a decisive century in the semi-finals.

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Payal Debnath
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Maharashtra skipper Ruturaj Gaikwad has been in scintillating form in the 50-over domestic tournament this year, and he continued his form to get his team off to a flying start in the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022 final against Saurashtra on 2 December.

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Gaikwad stormed into the final of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022 after a record-breaking double century in the quarter-finals and a decisive century in the semi-finals. He showed no mercy to the Saurashtra bowlers as he smashed his fourth century in the tournament. Maharashtra skipper now has the most hundreds in the history of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Earlier, Gaikwad had scored a majestic 149-ball 220 not out in the quarter-final and went on to slam a 126-ball 168 in the semi-finals. He hit Shiva Singh for seven sixes in one over against Uttar Pradesh. A total of 43 runs were scored in that over, which was jointly the most expensive over in List-A cricket. Thus, the 25-year-old has become the first-ever batter to score a century in the quarterfinal, semifinal, and final of a Vijay Hazare Trophy season.

Meanwhile, this is Rituraj's overall fourth century in the current season of the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2022. Rituraj also played an inning of 124 runs against Railways in the opening match. This is not the first time that Rituraj has scored four centuries in any season of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. He did such a feat in the last season as well. Although, Narayan Jagadeesan scored the most centuries in this season. He scored a total of five centuries in the current tournament.

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However, with this inning of 108 runs, Rituraj Gaikwad has become the highest-century scorer in the history of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. In this case, he also left behind Robin Uthappa and Ankit Bawne. Rituraj now has a total of 12 centuries in this tournament. At the same time, Uthappa and Bawne scored 11-11 centuries. If seen, in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, Rituraj has reached the century figure on eight occasions out of the last 10 innings.

Last ten innings of Ruturaj Gaikwad in Vijay Hazare Trophy:

  1. 136 (112), 2021
  2. 154* (143), 2021
  3. 124 (129), 2021
  4. 21 (18), 2021
  5. 168 (132), 2021
  6. 124* (123), 2022
  7. 40 (42), 2022
  8. 220* (149), 2022
  9. 168 (126), 2022
  10. 108 (131), 2022
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