New Delhi. The final match of Ranji Trophy is being played between Mumbai and Madhya Pradesh. On the second day, Mumbai’s explosive batsman Sarfaraz Khan scored a brilliant century. Sarfaraz Khan scored a century in 190 balls with the help of 12 fours. Sarfaraz has scored more than 900 runs in this season, As soon as the game started on the second day, Gaurav Yadav gave the sixth blow to Mumbai by dismissing Shams Mulani. However, this did not affect Sarfaraz.
Scored more than 900 runs in Ranji season for the second time
Sarfaraz Khan had earlier scored 928 runs in 6 matches in the Ranji Trophy 2019-2020 season. In this season too, he has played only six matches. Sarfaraz Khan has a chance to complete 1000 runs in a season. For Mumbai, only Shreyas Iyer (1321 runs), Wasif Jaffer (1260 runs), Ajinkya Rahane (1089) and Rusi Modi (1008) could make more than a thousand in a season.
Only the third batsman to touch the 900 plus mark twice in Ranji
Sarfaraz Khan is only the third batsman to score more than 900 runs in two different seasons in Ranji Trophy. He is the first player to do this feat for Mumbai. Ajay Sharma did the first in the history of 88 years of Ranji Trophy. Ajay Sharma scored 993 runs in the 1991-92 Ranji season and 1033 runs in the 1996-7 season. Sharma has played first class cricket for Delhi and Himachal Pradesh.
At the same time, Mumbai’s great Ranji player Wasif Jaffer scored 1260 runs for the team in the 2008-09 season. In the last days of his career, he started playing for Vidarbha. He also crossed the 1037-run mark for Vidarbha in the 2020 season. Jaffer is the only player who has crossed the thousand-run mark twice in different seasons.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : June 23, 2022, 11:26 IST