WATCH - Yash Dhull becomes third batter to hit a century in both innings on Ranji Trophy debut

Dhull made 113 and 113* in the two innings for Delhi in his Ranji debut against Tamil Nadu.

Dhull made 113 and 113* in the two innings for Delhi in his debut Ranji match against TN | TwitterDelhi debutant, India’s U19 World Cup winning-captain Yash Dhull just entered the record books, as he became only the third batter to score a century in both innings of his Ranji Trophy debut match in the ongoing tournament.

He made his Ranji Trophy debut in the Elite Group H match for Delhi vs Tamil Nadu in Guwahati and immediately announced himself with a brilliant hundred. Yash Dhull had scored 113 in the first innings.

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Delhi had made 452 batting first in ACA stadium in Barsapara and in reply, Tamil Nadu slammed 494 runs with Baba Indrajith making 117 and Shahrukh Khan scoring a quick 194 in 148 balls with 10 sixes and 20 fours.

In their second innings, Dhruv Shorey made 107* with 13 fours, while Yash Dhull carried on from where he had left in the first innings, finishing with the same score as in the first do, 113* with 14 fours and 1 six to his name, as Delhi declared their second innings on 228/0.

With this, Dhull became only the third Indian batter to hit a century in each innings of his debut Ranji Trophy match. The other two to achieve this feat are Nari Contractor, who made 152 and 102* for Gujarat in 1952-53, and Virag Awate, who made 126 and 112 for Maharashtra in 2012-13.



By Jatin Sharma - 20 Feb, 2022

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