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Hyd Opener Tanmay Agarwal registers fastest Triple Hundred in Ranji Trophy'24

Hyd Opener Tanmay Agarwal registers fastest Triple Hundred in Ranji Trophy'24

Records are meant to be broken and Tanmay Agarwal just showed it few days back rewriting history books with a thundering triple hundred for Hyderabad in a Ranji Trophy Match vs Arunachal Pradesh.

Tanmay broke multiple records on the way and gather attention at pan India level. Tanmay scored 323 off 160 balls smashing 34 fours and 26 sixes.

Multiple Records were broken by Tanmay on the way which includes:

147 balls taken by Agarwal to complete his triple-ton, making it the fastest in the history of first-class cricket in terms of balls taken, surpassing record of 191 balls taken by Marco Marais for Border against Eastern Province in 2017.

183 minutes taken by Agarwal to reach 300. It's the second-fastest triple ton in first-class cricket, only behind 181 minutes taken by former England Legend Denis Compton for MCC against North Eastern Transvaal at the Willowmoore Park Main Oval, Benoni in 1948.

119 - Agarwal got to his double century in mere 119 balls, making him the second-fastest to the milestone in first-class cricket (where balls-faced data is known), only bettered by Shafiqullah Shinwari, who'd got there in 89 balls for Kabul Region in 2017/18.

366 runs scored by Agarwal in the first-innings, the joint 4th highest individual score in Ranji Trophy history, and the joint-highest for Hyderabad alongside Maturi Sridhar, who had scored as many against Andhra at Secunderabad's Gymkhana Ground in 1994.

449 runs added by Agarwal and Skipper G Rahul Singh for the first-wicket makes it the fifth-highest opening partnership ever in Ranji Trophy history. It's also the highest stand for Hyderabad for any wicket in first-class cricket, surpassing the 386-run second-wicket partnership between Akshath Reddy and Hanuma Vihari vs Mumbai in 2012.

292 runs scored by Agarwal through boundaries (34 fours and 26 sixes) is the second most by a batter in first-class cricket, only after Lara's 308 (62 fours and 10 sixes) during his epic 501* against Durham. Among Indians, the previous record belonged to Bihar's Sakibul Gani, who had scored 236 runs from boundaries (56 fours and 2 sixes) against Mizoram in 2022.

26 sixes struck by Agarwal is the most by any batter in a first-class innings, bettering Colin Munro's 23 for Auckland against Central Districts in 2015.