New Delhi. Tamil Nadu’s wicketkeeper batsman Narayan Jagadeesan has once again played an amazing inning in the Ranji Trophy. He has scored a double century in the match being played against Chandigarh in Coimbatore. This is his second consecutive double century. Earlier, Jagadeesan had played an unbeaten inning of 245 runs in a Ranji Trophy match against Railways. Narayan hit 17 fours and 4 sixes while completing his second double century. This is his second double century of this season.
With this Narayan entered a special club. He became the third batsman from Tamil Nadu to score at least two double centuries in a Ranji Trophy season. Before him, WV Raman had scored 3 double centuries in the 1988-89 season. At the same time, in 1991-92, Raman had scored 2 double centuries. Before Narayan, Abhinav Mukund had also achieved the feat of scoring two double centuries in the 2011-12 season.
Narayan Jagadishan scored second consecutive double century
Earlier, Chandigarh had won the toss and decided to bat first in the match against Tamil Nadu. But, in the first innings, Chandigarh team was all out for 111 runs. Apart from Kunal Mahajan (28), no batsman from Chandigarh could stay on the crease. For Tamil Nadu, Sandeep Warrier and R Sai Kishore took 3 wickets each.
Tamil Nadu’s lead crosses 300 runs
In response to Chandigarh’s 111 runs, Tamil Nadu has scored 410 runs for 2 wickets till the time of writing the news. Narayan Jagadishan has scored 217 runs on 284 balls. So far he has hit 17 fours and 4 sixes. Apart from him, Pradosh Ranjan Paul has also scored a century. Tamil Nadu has taken a lead of more than 300 runs on the basis of first innings.
No buyer was found in IPL
Let us tell you that Narayan Jagadishan was released by Kolkata Knight Riders before the IPL 2024 auction. After this he did not get a place in the auction list. For this reason he could not participate in the auction and will not be seen playing in the IPL this time. Narayan had failed in the last IPL. He scored only 89 runs in 6 matches for KKR.