Vijay Hazare: Punjab’s Abhishek Sharma creates record; surpasses Virat Kohli

Vijay Hazare: Punjab's Abhishek Sharma creates record; surpasses Virat Kohli

Punjab’s Abhishek Sharma surpassed Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli in an elite List A cricket list as he smashed a magnificent ton in a Vijay Hazare clash against Madhya Pradesh.

Abhishek Sharma, who belongs to Punjab, scored a 42-ball ton, the 2nd fastest in List A cricket by an Indian player.

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Vijay Hazare clash: Punjab's Abhishek Sharma surpassed Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli in an elite List A cricket list.

Punjab had to chase a huge total of 403 while Abhishek Sharma gave a superb start to his team. He hammered 104 runs in 49 balls at a strike rate of 212.24.

However, it was not enough to see his side win the match as Punjab lost the match by 105 runs. Likewise, Punjab was knocked out of the tournament.

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Vijay Hazare clash: Punjab's Abhishek Sharma surpassed Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli in an elite List A cricket list.

Virat Kohli had scored a century off 52 balls in 2013 against Australia, a record which was broken by Suryakumar Yadav last month when he scored a century in 50 balls in a Vijay Hazare clash against Puducherry.

Vijay Hazare clash: Punjab's Abhishek Sharma surpassed Suryakumar Yadav and Virat Kohli in an elite List A cricket list.

Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh opener Venkatesh Iyer missed out on his double ton as he was run out. On the other hand, Tamil Nadu defeated Vidarbha by five wickets, chasing down the target of 151 in 11.2 overs.

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