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CSK Pacer Makes Historical past, Breaks 78-12 months-Outdated File With Ranji Trophy Ton


CSK Pacer Makes History, Breaks 78-Year-Old Record With Ranji Trophy Ton

Tushar Deshpande made historical past in Ranji Trophy© X (previously Twitter)

Mumbai quick bowler Tushar Deshpande, who performs for Chennai Tremendous Kings within the Indian Premier League (IPL), made historical past on Tuesday as he slammed an excellent century at No. 11 through the Ranji Trophy match in opposition to Baroda. Deshpande ended up scoring 123 off 129 balls – the very best rating by an Indian No. 11 batter in first-class cricket. The document beforehand belonged to Shute Banerjee who scored 121 whereas batting at No. 11 for India throughout a tour match in opposition to Surrey through the tour of England in 1946.

A number of data tumbled on Tuesday as Tanush Kotian and Deshpande grew to become the primary No. 10 and No. 11 batters to attain centuries within the historical past of Ranji Trophy. Each batters regarded in effective contact as they ended up including an enormous 232 runs for the ultimate wicket within the Ranji Trophy quarter-final.

The partnership ended when Deshpande was dismissed whereas Kotian remained unbeaten on 120 off 129 deliveries. From 337/9, the pair was capable of take Mumbai to a mammoth complete of 569.

Whereas this was a primary in Ranji Trophy, Kotian and Deshpande have been the second pair to realize this feat in first-class cricket. Again in 1946, Chandu Sarwate and Shute Banerjee have been the primary No.10 and No. 11 pairs to attain centuries throughout a tour-match for India in opposition to English county facet Surrey.

General, this was additionally the third time that an Indian batting pair was ready so as to add 200 runs or extra for the ultimate wicket.  Sarwate and Banerjee added 249 runs whereas the duo of Ajay Sharma and Maninder Singh added 233 runs for the ultimate wicket in opposition to Bombay within the 1991-92 Ranji Trophy semifinal.

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