Shahrukh Khan hits last ball six, helps TN lift SMA title

Tamil Nadu defeated Karnataka by 4 wickets and won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi. The thrilling encounter between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka went to the last ball of the match.

Courtesy of power-hitter Shahrukh Khan, who smashed a six on the last ball when Tamil Nadu required 5 runs off the last ball, the team defended their title. Chasing a target of 152 runs, Tamil Nadu openers Hari Nishanth and N Jagadeesan gave a solid start to Tamil Nadu.

However, Hari Nishanth was dismissed for 23 off 12 balls and Jagadeesan was dismissed by Cariappa for 41 off 46 balls. However, a Shahrukh Khan blitz in the end changed the course of the match and pushed defending champions Tamil Nadu to win the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021. Shahrukh Khan smashed 33 runs in 15 balls with 1 boundary and 3 sixes.