Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021

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Team India opener player Mayank Agarwal spoke about the new campaign he had with the Punjab Kings during the 2nd leg of the IPL. He informed me about how he aims to combine it for Karnataka while the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2021. India’s domestic T20 tournament will begin November 4 with the match between Bengal and Chhatisgarh.

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Agarwal saw that he had a fairly fruitful IPL operation as an opener. He used to play the part of the attacker with KL Rahul exercising the role of the anchor. Agarwal accumulated 441 runs across 12 games at a strike rate of 140.44 and an average of 40.09. While talking to PTI, Agarwal replied:

“I am very happy with the performances I have put in for Punjab. Some big knocks against the top teams was a very satisfying feeling. There were a few learnings too, and that’s something I have worked on post IPL.”

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He also developed the role he has in place with his freedom and how it allows him to give to the team’s cause. Agarwal added:

“I have always tried to make the best use of powerplay, and that was the role was given to me. I am happy I am able to do that … I enjoy taking the responsibilities to sometimes bat through the innings as well,”

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Agarwal has forged an excellent partnership with KL Rahul over the course of new seasons in the IPL.

Agarwal also told that ”We are looking forward to what lies ahead” on Karnataka’s chances in the tournament.

Agarwal thinks that the longer he waits at the crease, the team’s chances of posting a powerful total increase. He also discoursed about Karnataka’s developments ahead of the Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy. This is a game that the state has won 2 times. Agarwal described:

“It’s a very talented team with a lot of players playing for the country and IPL teams. Everyone is hungry to do well and win tournaments for the state. We had a very good pre-season camp in Bangalore and played a few practice matches as well. We are looking forward to what lies ahead.”

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The right-handed cricketer also talked about the chance to open with Devdutt Padikkal in the team that will be led by Manish Pandey. He continued:

“It will be a good opportunity for us to give Karnataka the start it needs, and play with freedom and express ourselves.”

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