New Delhi: Bihar’s has made a new world record. He has made the highest score on first class debut. He has become the first player to score a triple century on his first class debut. He scored 341 runs in the Ranji Trophy match against Mizoram in Bihar. He played this innings on 405 balls on Friday. 22-year-old Sakibul Ghani broke the record of Ajay Rohera of Madhya Pradesh who scored 267* on his first class debut in 2019-20. Rohera played this innings against Hyderabad. Ghani completed his triple century off 387 balls. He completed a triple century on the second day of this match going on at Jadavpur University Campus. His innings was completed by playing 405 balls. He scored 341 runs in his innings. Bihar scored more than 600 in the first innings, Ghani shared a 557-run partnership with Babul Kumar for the fourth wicket. Babul Kumar also scored a double century. The record for the largest partnership in first-class cricket is held by Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene. Both of them had added 624 runs against South Africa in 2006. The partnership record in Ranji Trophy is between Swapnil Gugle and Ankit Bavane of Maharashtra. Both shared an unbeaten partnership of 594 runs. Sakibul and Babul of Bihar have now entered the record books. This is the second highest partnership for the fourth wicket. Earlier in 1946/47, Vijay Hazare and Gul Mohammad had added 577 runs for Baroda.
Born in Motihari
This 22-year-old cricketer was born in Motihari, Bihar. He had earlier scored 377 runs in 14 List A matches. At the same time, he contributed a total of 192 runs in 11 T20 matches.
[Attribution to NBT]