Hyderabad's star opener Tanmay Agarwal created havoc in Ranji Trophy. He made a flurry of records. Although Tanmay Chauhra could not score a century. But there are many great records in his name. In the blog we will talk about 5 records broken by Tanmay Agarwal during his inning of 366 runs in Ranji Trophy.
Tanmay Agarwal rained sixes and hit 26 out of the total 30 sixes hit by the entire Hyderabad unit in the first innings. His 26 sixes have now broken some of the records for sixes not only in Ranji Trophy cricket but in the entire history of first-class cricket.
Hitting almost 80 per cent of his runs through boundaries in the first-class game is no small feat. 28-year-old player Tanmay Agarwal hit 34 fours and 26 sixes during his innings.
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Hyderabad's Tanmay Agarwal shattered records on his way to fastest triple century in first-class cricket against Arunachal Pradesh in @IDFCFIRSTBank #RanjiTrophy ?
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Tanmay Agarwal's strike remained consistently better during his innings. He scored his first 150 runs in 103 balls and his next 150 runs in just 44 balls. He batted at an astonishing strike rate of 202.21, which is now the best strike rate in a Ranji Trophy innings.
History was created by Tanmay Agarwal as he became the first Indian player to score 300+ runs in a single day's play in first-class cricket. The left-hander played barely two sessions on the first day against Arunachal Pradesh and ended the day with a score of 323*.
While playing against Hyderabad, Tanmay has scored 323* runs in 160 balls with the help of 21 sixes. Thanks to this inning, Tanmay became the player to score the fastest triple half-century in first class cricket. He had touched the figure of 300 runs in just 147 balls. Apart from these, Tanmay also holds the record of fastest 200 runs (119 balls) by an Indian in first class cricket.