Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023: Riyan Parag Smashes 7 Consecutive T20 Fifties

    Riyan Parag Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023

    Riyan Parag has been setting the domestic circuit on fire with his blazing blade. In the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023, Parag has been in scintillating form. The youngster has smashed 7 consecutive T20 fifties and has etched his name in gold.

    In the tournament, he has already smashed 7 consecutive half-centuries. Riyan Parag’s red-hot and blistering form has earned him several plaudits and admiration in the cricketing fraternity.

    In the 8 matches which he has played, he has mustered 490 runs and has a mind-boggling average of 122.50. Parag has a strike-rate of 189.18 and has been smearing the bowlers all across the park.

    He has smashed 30 fours and 39 sixes and his sending shivers down the spines of the opposition players’ spines. Parag’s form has been a huge relief in the camp of Rajasthan Royals, who has been backing him despite his poor form in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

    Riyan Parag has played 54 IPL matches so far and has managed to score 600 runs and has taken 4 wickets so far. He has a dismal average of 16.2 and has often received flak and criticism for his poor performances, bold attitude and even bolder celebrations.

    Several people around him in the RR camp have however always heaped praise on him and has backed him during his tough time.

    Assam are presently in the 3rd position in Group B

    Riyan Parag’s Assam side had finished in the 3rd position in the Group B standings of the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2023. They had registered 5 wins in 7 games and had 2 losses under their belt.

    Only Kerala and Himachal Pradesh were above the Bihar side in the points table of this group. Assam recently beat Bengal in the quarter-finals of this competition and have now progressed to the semi-finals, thanks to Riyan Parag’s outstanding form.

    In Assam’s 8-wicket victory against Bengal, Parag scored 50* runs in just 31 balls and also contributed with the white-cherry, by taking 2 wickets.

    In the other quarter-final, Uttar Pradesh beat Gujarat by 6 wickets. Nitish Rana bagged the player of the match award for scoring a solid knock of 71* runs and for taking 1 wicket.

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