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Highest run-scorer Kedar Jadhav named 'Player of the Series'

23 Jan 2017 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
Kedar Jadhav: Latest entrant in India's middle-order batting

After his 90 runs knock in the third ODI against England, Kedar Jadhav was given the 'Player of the Series' award for his performance in the three match series.

He scored 232 runs in the series; hitting match winning 120 runs in the first and a 22 run cameo in the second.

Jadhav's average of 77.33 was best among the batsmen.

In context: Kedar Jadhav: Latest entrant in India's middle-order batting

Early cricketing careerKedar Jadhav

Kedar Jadhav is a middle-order attacking batsman from Pune and a member of India's limited format cricket team.

He played for Maharashtra in the first class cricket, having made his debut in 2007-08.

In the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy season, he was the highest scorer of the tournament with 1223 runs, which included six centuries and helped Maharashtra into its first Ranji finals after 1992-93.

Jadhav's ODI debut

Kedar Jadhav was a part of Indian team for the June 2014 Bangladesh tour, but did not play a single match. He made his ODI debut later in November against Sri Lanka, scoring 20 runs from 24 balls.
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How has Kedar Jadhav performed since his international debut?

DetailsHow has Kedar Jadhav performed since his international debut?

Jadhav scored his first ton in 2015 when Indian team was Zimbabwe's tour. With an unbeaten knock of 105 from 87 balls, he also won his first 'Man of the Match' award.

Kedar proved to be a handy middle-order batsman during the New Zealand series with some quick runs.

His best bowling figures of 3/29 came against the same team at Mohali.

23 Jan 2017Highest run-scorer Kedar Jadhav named 'Player of the Series'

Sunil Gavaskar all praises for Jadhav

Cricket Legend Sunil Gavaskar praised Kedar Jadhav after England series. Gavaskar said, "Kedar is a finisher and looking good at No.6. I think India have found a gem in that position."