Jalaj Saxena took 9 wickets against bengal kerala cricket team star bowler. This player from Kerala did wonders at the age of 37, gave the best performance of his career by taking 9 wickets.

By Nishu Bhardwaj February 12, 2024 12:41 AM IST

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Ranji Trophy 2024 Kerala vs Bengal: The match is being played between Kerala and Bengal in Group-B of Ranji Trophy. In this match, in the first innings against Bengal, a star player from Kerala took 9 wickets and gave the best performance of his career. It was because of this player that the Kerala team took steps towards victory. This player presented an excellent example of bowling.

This player bowled powerfully

Domestic cricket legend Jalaj Saxena produced his career-best performance of nine wickets for 68 runs as Kerala tightened the noose over Bengal in their Ranji Trophy Group B match. Bengal took their first lead in the morning at 172 runs for 8 wickets but lost both their remaining wickets after adding only eight runs. Saxena took both these wickets. Despite gaining a strong lead in the first innings, Kerala captain Sanju Samson did not allow Bengal to follow on and declared its second innings over at the score of 265 runs for six wickets, setting a target of 449 runs for the visiting team.

By the end of the third day’s play, Bengal had scored 77 runs for two wickets. Abhimanyu Easwaran is playing with 33 runs. He still needs 372 more runs to win. The visiting team was bowled out for 180 runs in the first innings, before Kerala declared its second innings at 265 runs for 6 wickets with the help of half-centuries from Rohan Kunnumal, Sachin Baby and Shreyas Gopal.

This is how my career has been

Jalaj Saxena has taken 429 wickets in 138 first class matches. Apart from this, he has taken 117 wickets in 104 List A matches. His bat has also performed well in first class cricket. He has scored 6613 runs in first class cricket, which includes 14 centuries. Even at the age of 37, his agility is evident.

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