Ranji Trophy Final : The final match of the Ranji Trophy is being played between Madhya Pradesh and Mumbai at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. In this match, Mumbai’s right-handed inform batsman Sarfaraz Khan has touched another record. Sarfaraz has completed his 800 runs in this Ranji season. He is the only batsman to do so.
Sarfaraz’s bat is speaking continuously this season.
They are going on scoring centuries one after the other. Sarfaraz played an unbeaten innings of 40 runs in 125 balls on the first day of the final match on Wednesday. With this, he also completed 800 runs. Sarfaraz has left behind former Indian captain Rahul Dravid and veteran batsman VVS Laxman in terms of average of players who have scored more than 2000 runs in Ranji Trophy.
Sarfaraz Khan has scored 2288 runs in 23 matches at an average of 81.7
During this he has scored 7 centuries. At the same time, Rahul Dravid has scored 4874 runs in 48 matches at an average of 81.2. Dravid had scored 17 centuries in his career. At the same time, VVS Laxman scored 5764 runs in 53 matches at an average of 80.1. He had scored 23 centuries.
The name of the legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar comes at the top of this list.
Sachin Tendulkar has scored 4281 runs in 38 matches at an average of 87.4. During this he had scored 18 centuries. At the same time, the name of Vijay Merchant is at number two. Merchant has scored 3639 runs in 32 Ranji matches at an average of 98.4. Merchant has 16 centuries to his name.
Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 78 runs for Mumbai on the first day of the final match. By the end of the first day’s play, Mumbai scored 248 runs for the loss of 5 wickets. Jaiswal put on 87 runs for the first wicket with captain Prithvi Shaw, but the 41-time champion could not even put on a 50-run partnership after that. For Madhya Pradesh off-spinner Saransh Jain took 2/31, while Anubhav Agarwal took 2/56 wickets.