Prithvi Shaw created history by playing an inning of 379 runs, leaving behind these giants including Gavaskar


Mumbai opener Prithvi Shaw created history in the Ranji Trophy match against Assam in Guwahati today. He scored an innings of 379 runs in this match, which is the highest innings by Mumbai in Ranji Trophy history. However, he missed the record for the biggest innings in Ranji Trophy history. This record is registered in the name of BB Nimbalkar. He scored an unbeaten 443 in the year 1948 from Maharashtra.

Prithvi Shaw has broken the record of Sanjay Manjrekar, who scored 377 against Hyderabad for Mumbai in the 1990-91 season. Prithvi Shaw hit 49 fours and 4 sixes in his innings of 383 balls. He has also left behind the great Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar with this innings.

Gavaskar had scored 340 runs in an inning. Sunil Gavaskar played these innings against Bengal in 1982. Through these innings, Prithvi Shaw has also left behind Cheteshwar Pujara (352) and VVS Laxman (353).