Prithvi Shaw smashes 379 runs vs Assam in Ranji Trophy 2022-23, breaks multiple records

Prithvi Shaw: The Ranji Trophy 2022–23 is underway, and every match is giving some incredible performances to the cricket fans. And one such incredible performance came on Wednesday in a match between Mumbai and Assam at the Amingaon Cricket Ground, Guwahati. It came off the bat of Mumbai opener Shaw, who went on to smash a triple century.

Prithvi Shaw broke a few records during his inning. However, he was unfortunate to miss a well-deserved four-hundred and got out at 379 runs off 383 balls, including 49 fours and four sixes. Earlier, Assam won the toss and chose to bowl first. On Day 1, Shaw ended with 240 runs.

Prithvi Shaw breaks multiple records with his record 379-run knock in Ranji Trophy 2022-23

Shaw registered the second-highest score by a batter in the history of the Rajni. The highest score is registered under the name of former Maharashtra batter Bhausaheb Babasaheb Nimbalkar, who scored 443 runs in 1948-49 season. Meanwhile, Shaw registered the highest individual score by a Mumbai batter in the Rajni. Earlier, Sanjay Manjrekar held the record with 377 runs, which came against Hyderabad.

Highest Ranji Score by a batter

  • Bhausaheb Babasaheb Nimbalkar (Maharastra)  vs Saurashtra – 443 not out
  • Prithvi Shaw (Mumbai) vs Hyderabad – 379 runs
  • Sanjay Manjrekar (Bombay)  vs Hyderabad – 377 runs
  • MV Sridhar (Hyderabad)  vs Andhra Pradesh – 366 runs 

On the other hand, Shaw also scripted a rare feat with his 379-run knock against Assam. He became the first Indian to smash a triple century in the Ranji Trophy (red-ball tournament), a double century in the Vijay Hazare Trophy (50-over tournament), and a hundred in the Syed Mustaq Ali Trophy (T20 tournament). Apart from Shaw, Mumbai skipper Ajinkya Rahane has also scored a century in the ongoing match against Assam. Mumbai has scored 608/3 in 127 overs as per the latest score card.

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