Ranji Trophy: Wasim Jaffer reaches another milestone, becomes first player to achieve this feat

Wasim Jaffer, the veteran first-class cricketer became the only batsman to score more than 1,000 runs in two separate seasons as he scored 34 runs for Vidarbha in the first innings of the Ranji Trophy semi-final against Kerala.

In his 52-ball knock, he hit six boundaries and crossed 1,000 runs mark in the ongoing Ranji Trophy season. He averages 77.15 and has scored four centuries and two half-centuries in 10 matches in this season with the highest score of 206 runs.

Jaffar who made his first-class debut in 1996-97 had earlier scored over 1,000 runs while playing for Mumbai in the 2008-09 season. He made 1,260 for Mumbai during that season.

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He has played over 250 first-class matches and has an average of 51.42. He also has the highest score of an unbeaten 314 runs. He has 57 centuries and 88 half-centuries under his belt and made over 19,000 runs in first-class cricket.

In November last year, he became the first player to score 11,000 runs in Ranji Trophy.

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