Veteran batsman Wasim Jaffer added a feather in his illustrious cap when he took to the field for Vidarbha against Andhra in Ranji Trophy 2019-20 on Monday. Jaffer became the first cricketer in the history of India’s premier domestic competition to appear in 150 matches. The second cricketer on the list is Devendra Bundela while Amol Majumdar completes the illustrious top three list.
Most Ranji matches played
150: Wasim Jaffer
145: Devendra Bundela
136: Amol Majumdar
Jaffer made his debut during the 1996/97 season and has broken multiple records and set new ones since. The right-hander has since scored 40 centuries in domestic circuit, which is also a record. Moreover, Jaffer became the first cricketer in the history of Ranji Trophy to go past 11,000 runs in 2018.
Jaffer played 31 Tests for India and scored 1944 runs at an average of 34.10. He also slammed five centuries and 11 half-centuries during his time with Team India. The stylish right-hander also has two double centuries to his credit on the international arena (212 vs West Indies and 202 vs Pakistan).