Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma with Mohammed Azharudden.© Twitter
Kerala opener Mohammed Azharuddeen netted his first gig within the Indian Premier League (IPL) gig in forward of the 2021 season after impressing within the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. He was picked up for Rs 20 lakh within the public sale forward of IPL 2021 by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and he had revealed his pleasure to play below Virat Kohli’s captaincy earlier. On Thursday, forward of RCB’s match towards Rajasthan Royals, Azharuddeen took to Twitter to share an image with Kohli and his spouse Anushka Sharma.
“So completely satisfied to be amongst such humble, all the way down to earth individuals,” he captioned the image, tagging the couple.
– Mohammed Azharuddeen (@Azhar_Junior_14) April 22, 2021
Within the final season of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, Azharuddeen smashed the second-fastest century within the historical past of the event – lacking out on Rishabh Pant’s file of the quickest ton by simply 5 deliveries – whereas chasing 197 towards a formidable Mumbai bowling assault.
He reached the landmark in simply 37 deliveries, and completed unbeaten on 137 off 54 deliveries as his crew comfortably gained the match. The 26-year-old hit 9 boundaries and 11 sixes in his devastating knock.
Azharuddeen is but to play for RCB this season.
The Kohli-led crew has gained all three of their matches to this point. After edging two shut contests towards Mumbai Indians and SunRisers Hyderabad, RCB romped to victory of their third recreation towards Kolkata Knight Riders.
The crew moved base to Mumbai for his or her subsequent leg of the event.
On Thursday, they tackle Rajasthan Royals as they give the impression of being to proceed their profitable momentum.