Prithvi Shaw has made the second-highest Ranji Trophy score of all time. On Wednesday, the opener, resuming on an overnight score of 240, began the second day of Mumbai's Group B match against Assam in ominous manner, scoring 139 runs off 99 balls before he was out for 379, reports ESPNcricinfo.
Bhausaheb Nimbalkar, who scored an unbeaten 443 for Maharashtra against Kathiawar back in December 1948, continues to hold the record for the highest Ranji Trophy score and the highest first-class score by an Indian batter.
The innings ended a run of poor form for Shaw, who had begun the Ranji season with only one fifty in his first seven innings, and potentially brought him back into the reckoning for an India spot.
Shaw, who has played five Tests, six ODIs and one T20I, last played for India in July 2021, during a limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka.