Wasim Jaffer becomes first Indian to play 150 Ranji matches

Veteran opener Wasim Jaffer became the first player in Indian cricket to feature in 150 Ranji matches. The former India opener is now just 853 runs away from completing 20,000 runs in first-class cricket. Jaffer is followed by Madhya Pradesh batsman Devendra Bundela (145 matches) and Amol Muzumdar (136 matches), who have played for Mumbai and Assam.

Jaffer has played 253 first-class games, scoring 19,147 runs at an average of 51.19. He has scored 57 hundred and 88 fifties with 314 being his highest score. He also has a double hundred to his name — the highest score of 212 against West Indies in 2006 at St John’s.

Source: The Hindu

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