Jaidev Unadkat: Dedicated Ranji Trophy victory to Saurashtra legend

On February 19, Saurashtra captain and pacer Jaydev Unadkat paid tribute to teammate Chateshwar Pujara by dedicating the Ranji Trophy victory to him. He also referred to the veteran as one of the “beloved sons” of the area.

Earlier, Saurashtra won the Ranji Trophy after defeating Bengal in the championship game at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. On the other hand, a few hours later, Pujara struck the winning runs in his 100th Test match against Australia in Delhi.

previously stated Chintu is one of Saurashtra’s favourite sons and this honour appropriate. He participated in India’s 100th Test match against Australia in Delhi, but he was also enthusiastic, wishing each of us, “ESPNcricinfo cites Unadakat’s comments made following his team’s incredible victory.Pujara, who participated in the Delhi Test, became the 13th Indian cricketer to play 100 or more Tests. He made his international debut in 2010, and over the course of his 13-year career in the longest version of the game, he has run for 7052 runs. Pujara also had a few appearances for Saurashtra before joining India for the national duty. In three innings, he scored 25, 5, and 91 runs.

Unadkat, who has led Saurashtra to three domestic championships, claimed that Saurashtra “belongs” to this decade and this era.

Saurashtra defeated Bengal in the final Ranji game with a convincing nine-wicket victory. Earlier in the domestic campaign, in December 2022, Saurashtra won the Vijay Hazare Trophy under Unadkat.

Unadkat declared, “It was crucial towin this one to demonstrate Saurashtra’s dominance and to demonstrate to everyone that this decade belongs to Saurashtra.”

we have won three trophies in three years We’ve set the bar high, and I’m incredibly proud of what this team has accomplished. Making a legacy for our team will have a greater influence on cricket in the area than simply winning trophies. Our aim is to continue this legacy for at least three to four more years till the majority of our team remains intact.