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Ranji Trophy: Indian Batter Tanmay Agarwal’s Swashbuckling Innings Breaks World Record

During a match in the 2024 Ranji Trophy, the Hyderabad team delivered an impressive performance against Arunachal Pradesh.

Edited By : Shashwat Nishant | Updated: Jan 27, 2024 16:02 IST
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During a match in the 2024 Ranji Trophy, the Hyderabad team delivered an impressive performance against Arunachal Pradesh. They posted a formidable total of 615 runs in just 60 overs (59.3 overs). The standout performer was Tanmay Agarwal, who played an outstanding innings, scoring 366 runs with 26 sixes and 34 boundaries in a mere 181 balls.

Tanmay created a new world record in this innings, surpassing the previous record held by New Zealand’s Colin Munro, who had hit 23 sixes in a first-class match, scoring 281 runs in 2014-15. Notably, Tanmay has now broken this world record almost a decade later.

Most Sixes In an Innings (First Class)

Tanmay Agarwal- 26 Sixes (366 runs), Ranji Trophy 2024
Colin Munroe- 23 Sixes (281 runs), Plunket Shiel League 2014-15
Shafiqullah Shinwaari- 22 Sixes (200 runs), 4-day Tournament (Afghanistan) 2017-18
Pramod Bhanuka Rajapaksa – 19 Sixes (268 runs), 2018-19
Najeeb Taraky – 19 Sixes (200 runs), 4-day Tournament (Afghanistan) 2018-19
Oshada Fernando- 17 Sixes (234 runs), 2018-19

Tanmay Agarwal made numerous world records in his explosive innings of 366 runs. Initially, he notched the quickest double century in the history of Ranji Trophy, accomplishing the feat in just 119 balls. Subsequently, he set a global benchmark for the fastest triple century in first-class cricket, achieving this milestone in 147 balls. In the process, he surpassed the records not only in Ranji Trophy but also outshone several eminent players in the world of first-class cricket.

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First published on: Jan 27, 2024 04:02 PM IST

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