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|Battle of Dabhoi|
|Part of Later Mughal-Maratha Wars|
|Maratha Faction||Maratha Empire|
|Commanders and leaders|
Trimbak Rao Dabhade|
Baji Rao I|
In the year 1731, Asaf Jah I the Nizam of Hyderabad had managed to secure the defections of influential Maratha leaders such as Trimbak Rao Dabhade and Sanbhoji who threatened to abandon the Marathas and join the forces with Nizam-ul-Mulk of Hyderabad instead.
This move was considered unacceptable by Baji Rao I and his brother Chimnaji Appa who led a large well armed brigade of Marathas to intercepte Trimbak Rao Dabhade and Sanbhoji during the Battle of Dabhoi, where the defecting factions were all defeated, overrun and eliminated.
Baji Rao I attacked Gujarat with full force and finally drove out Sarbuland Khan by 1735.