Wasim Jaffer scores 10000 runs in Ranji Trophy [ Current Affairs ]


Wasim Jaffer was born on 16th February 1978. He is an Indian cricketer. He is a right - handed batsman and a rare right arm off - break bowler. He is currently the highest run - scorer in Ranji Trophy cricket by beating Amol Muzumdar.

Image of Wasim Jaffer

Image of Wasim Jaffer

Scores 10000 runs in Ranji Trophy

In June 2015, he shifts to Vidarbha from 2015/16 Ranji season.

About Vidarbha:

  • The Vidarbha cricket team is a national cricket team in the Ranji Trophy which is India’s national first - class cricket competition.
  • It represents the Vidarbha region of eastern Maharashtra.
  • The best seasons of it were 1970 - 71 and 1995 - 96, when it reached the quarter - finals of the Ranji Trophy and 2002 - 03 and 2011 - 12, when it reached the semi - finals of the Plate Group.
  • Vidarbha had played 247 first - class matches which win 37 matches, 85 losses and 125 draws.

About scoring 10000 runs in Ranji Trophy:

  • Wasim Jaffer who is opener of Vidarbha has become first ever cricketer in the history of Ranji Trophy to score 10000 runs.
  • He reached at this innovatory while playing a match against Bengal at the Jadavpur University second campus ground in Saltlake.

- Published on: November 20, 2015