Mumbai: Veteran Mumbai opener Wasim Jaffer went past former team-mate Amol Muzumdar as the highest run-getter in Indian domestic cricket, after crossing the 16,000-run mark in First Class cricket on Day 2 of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy final against Saurashtra.
He also made his 32nd century, the most by any batsman in the Ranji Trophy, putting Mumbai in command of the final. Mumbai were 287-6 at the close of play, with a meaty lead of 139 over Saurashtra, who were bowled out for just 148 yesterday.
“I am very happy to get a ton," said Jaffer at the close of play. "The two records were playing on my mind. As it was being printed so much.”
In the course of his innings, Jaffer was involved in the run-out of Sachin Tendulkar, who made 22.
Tendulkar pushed the ball to point, took off, but Jaffer sent him back. By the time Sachin wanted to get back, the bails were off. When asked about what Tendulkar told him after the run out, Jaffer said: “Sachin asked me to move on. It is not something Read More »from Unfortunate that Sachin got run out: Jaffer