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Why Ranji Trophy is played in India in the name of this England player!

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Talking about cricket, its craze is more according to the rest of the game all over the world. But you know why the National Cricket Championship played in India which is known as Ranji Trophy. So let's know today, India-born Ranjit Singh moved to England to study at the age of 16. He loved sports like football, tennis, but seeing the craze of cricket in England, he started playing cricket.

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Ranjit Singh played 15 Test matches for England, scoring 989 runs with 2 centuries and 6 fifties. His highest score was 175 runs. With this, Ranji became the first player in the world to score a half-century in his first Test and a century in the second innings.

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Ranjit Singh aka Ranji scored 24692 runs in 307 matches at an average of 56.37 in first-class cricket, including 109 fifties and 72 centuries. His highest score was 285 runs. Along with this, he has also taken 133 wickets. He scored 100 in the first innings and 125 not out in the second innings against Yorkshire, playing for the successes in the English city of Hove. Ranji's bat was widely used in England and he was praised in India.

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