Narayan Jagadeesan's monumental 321-run innings, including partnerships of 233 and 280, sets records as the second-highest Ranji Trophy score by a wicketkeeper and the highest by a Tamil Nadu cricketer.
Tamil Nadu cricketer Narayan Jagadeesan, who holds the record for the highest score in List A cricket history with 277 runs, recorded the second-highest score by a wicketkeeper-batter in the Ranji Trophy history.
In the Elite Group C at the Ranji Trophy 2023/24, Tamil Nadu are facing Chandigarh. After winning the toss, Chandigarh were bundled out for only 111 runs.
In reply, three centuries, including one triple hundred, guided Tamil Nadu to score 610/4 before their declaration with a lead of 499 runs. At the end of day two, Chandigarh scored one for none in their second innings.
Narayan Jagadeesan scored the record-breaking 321 runs
During Tamil Nadu’s first innings of the match, the opener and wicketkeeper-batter Narayan Jagadeesan scored 321 runs in 403 balls with the help of 23 fours and five sixes. For the second and third wickets in that innings, Jagadeesan recorded a 233-run partnership with Pradosh Ranjan Paul (105) and a 280-run partnership with Baba Indrajith (123), respectively.
Jagadeesan set up the following prideful records with his powerful triple century:
(Second highest score by a wicketkeeper in Ranji Trophy)
With 321 runs, Jagadeesan recorded the second highest individual score by a designated wicketkeeper-batter in the Ranji Trophy as well as in Indian cricket history. The record is 343 runs by Meghalaya wicketkeeper-batter Punit Bisht against Sikkim in Plate Group at the Ranji Trophy 2018/19.
(Highest score by a Tamil Nadu batter in the first-class cricket)
With 321 runs, Jagadeesan also set up a new record for the highest individual score by a Tamil Nadu batter in first-class cricket history. The previous record was 313 runs by WV Raman against Goa in 1988.