Mumbai and Group India opener Prithvi Shaw grew to become the second-highest run-scorer within the historical past of Ranji Trophy cricket. Though he missed on changing into solely the second Indian cricketer to attain 400 in Ranji Trophy, Shaw ended up with 379 on Day 2 of their Ranji Trophy match in opposition to Assam to sail previous Sanjay Manjrekar’s rating of 377 and grow to be the second-highest run-scorer after BB Nimbalkar, who had scored 443 not out for Maharashtra in opposition to Saurashtra within the 1948-49 season.
Shaw broke the 33-year file of highest rating by a Mumbai batter, with Sanjay Manjrekar scoring 377 in opposition to Hyderabad within the 1990-91 season. The Mumbai opener was dismissed for a smashing 379 off simply 383 balls with 4 sixes and 49 fours by Assam and Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Riyan Parag.
Shaw’s wicket ended a 401-run third-wicket partnership with Mumbai skipper Ajinkya Rahane. The Mumbai batter accomplished his century off 107 balls, his double ton in 235 balls and his triple ton in 326 deliveries.
Listed here are the High 5 highest run-scorer in Ranji Trophy historical past…
1. BB Nimbalkar (Maharashtra) – 443 not out vs Saurashtra (1948-49)
2. Prithvi Shaw (Mumbai) – 379 vs Assam (2022-23)
3. Sanjay Manjrekar (Bombay) – 377 vs Hyderabad (1990-91)
4. MV Sridhar (Hyderabad) – 366 vs Andhra (1993-94)
5. Vijay Service provider (Bombay) – 359 not out vs Maharashtra (1943-44)
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On the opening day of Mumbai’s Ranji Trophy match in opposition to Assam in Guwahati, Prithvi Shaw scored 240 not out off 283 balls, breaking his earlier first-class cricket profession file. The Delhi Capitals opening batsman slammed 33 fours and a six, serving to Mumbai attain 397 for two on the time of stumps after including 123 runs for the primary wicket with Musheer Khan and an unbroken 200 for the third with Ajinkya Rahane.
Shaw was brutal with left-arm spinner Roshan Alam, hammering him for 76 runs at a run-a-ball. This was Shaw’s first hundred within the Ranji Trophy this 12 months. He had solely scored 160 runs in his earlier seven innings, averaging 22.85 and posting a excessive rating of 68. Shaw has not too long ago been unnoticed of a number of Indian groups.
(with ANI inputs)