Madhya Pradesh opener Ajay Rohera etched his name in the record books by slamming the highest first-class score on debut. Playing his debut Ranji Trophy match against Hyderabad, he played an amazing knock of 267* in their Elite Group B game. The record was earlier held by former Mumbai stalwart Amol Mazumdar, who had hit 260 versus Haryana at Faridabad in 1994.
Courtesy Rohera’s 345-ball knock, which comprised 21 fours and five sixes, Madhya Pradesh declared their first innings at a mammoth 562/4.
The wicket-keeper batsman became the highest individual scorer for Madhya Pradesh surpassing JP Yadav’s 265.
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Sports Journalist by profession, a Cricket Fanatic by passion. Aayush Sharma has been following the game of cricket since childhood and considers Sachin Tendulkar as his idol. When in free time, he loves to read books or go out and play some gully cricket with friends. For him, Tennis ace Roger Federer and F1 Legend Michael Schumacher are the only sportspersons that reach the level of Tendulkar