Arthav Taide hit 66 against Lucknow (PC: PTI)
New Delhi. Atharva Tiede… that player of Punjab Kings, who became his darling. In Mohali, he hit 66 runs in 36 balls in front of the Lucknow Super Giants attack in front of which players like Punjab star Shikhar Dhawan, Liam Livingston, Sam Karan flopped. The match was played in Mohali. Atharv scored his first IPL half-century in Mohali itself.
This is the same ground where he scored his first class century. It is also quite interesting that 4 months back, Arthav had beaten Punjab in Ranji Trophy and has now become the favorite of Punjab based IPL franchises. Punjab Kings bought him last year for a base price of Rs 20 lakh. This is his second season from Punjab side.
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Special attachment to Mohali
The 22-year-old Arthav scored his first first-class century against Punjab in Mohali in January, scoring 112 runs. Arthav may be from Akola in Maharashtra, but Punjab has a different place in his life. Today he has carved a niche for himself in the world of cricket, but his father’s biggest hand was behind his success.
father’s dream come true
Atharva’s father is a big fan of cricket. As a child, Atharva used to watch cricket with his father and it was his father who guided him. Whenever Taide is in difficult times, he remembers the struggle of his father, whom he considers his ideal. Today he is fulfilling his father’s dream.
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