Ishan Kishan is knocking fiercely on the doors of Indian selectors. The swashbuckling southpaw has been in scintillating form in the domestic season. On Saturday, he led his Jharkhand side from the front and score 173 off 94 balls against Madhya Pradesh in the Vijay Hazare Trophy
The skipper came into bat when other batters were struggling to pace their innings. While wickets were tumbling at the other end, it felt like Ishan was playing on a different pitch altogether.
Ishan went into T-20 mode in the 50 over game and thrashed every bowler who came his way. Ishan formed a great partnership with Virat Singh who looked in great form as well. The duo took the team total over 300 in less than 40 overs.
Ishan hit 11 towering sixes and 19 boundaries in the incredible innings. Wishes poured in on twitter appreciating the breathtaking performance by the left hander.
Ishan has been in amazing form for Mumbai Indians as well in the IPL. He had breakthrough 2020 season with MI where he 516 runs at an average of 57.33. The southpaw has been consistent ever since and has scored runs at a staggering strike rate.
Vijay Hazare Trophy will act as the right tournament to prepare him and other domestic players who are all set to feature in the IPL which will start most probably in April, just a few days after the Vijay Hazare Trophy ends.