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