Coach Chandrakant Pandit with MP captain Aditya Shrivastava.© Twitter
Madhya Pradesh defeated Mumbai within the remaining of Ranji Trophy 2021-22 on Sunday to assert their maiden title. The Chandrakant Pandit-coached facet had one hand on the coveted trophy ever because it gained a 162-run lead in opposition to Mumbai within the first innings. Later, MP additionally accomplished the formality fairly simply as they bundled out Mumbai for 269 runs within the second innings to finally chase down the 108-run goal with six wickets in hand on the final day of the ultimate.
For the reason that win on Sunday, Pandit and his males are being lauded for his or her arduous work that helped them win MP their first-ever Ranji Trophy title. Whereas the work ethics of the coach is not any secret to anybody, his newest revelation has additional made folks surprise about him.
The coach revealed that he had given MP captain Aditya Shrivastava simply two days of go away for his marriage final yr.
“To succeed in the highest, one has to make sacrifices. When Aditya was getting married final yr, he got here to me and requested what ought to be a very good time and I informed him that I can solely launch him for festivities for a interval of two days,” stated Pandit as quoted by information company PTI.
Then again, Shrivastava, on a lighter notice, stated: “I bought married final yr however I have never even taken a 10-day trip with my spouse.”
It’s price noting that Madhya Pradesh’s final Ranji Trophy remaining earlier than 2022 had come approach again in 1999.
Pandit was the captain at the moment and his group had misplaced to Karnataka. Coincidentally, the ultimate that passed off 23 years in the past was performed on the identical venue the place MP gained their maiden title on Sunday. It’s the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
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