Ranji Trophy 2024: Rajasthan Royals’ darling Riyan Parag once became a hero by scoring a century against a smaller team.

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Riyan Parag scored 155 runs in 87 balls during the second innings.

Riyan Parag (Pic Source-Twitter)

Currently the 2024 edition of Ranji Trophy is being played. This great tournament is being played between a total of 40 teams. The match between Chhattisgarh and Assam was played at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur. In this match, team captain Riyan Parag batted brilliantly for Assam.

Riyan Parag scored 155 runs in 87 balls during the second innings and put his team on a strong position. Assam’s start was not so good in the second innings but on the third day of the game, Riyan Parag played a very good innings for his team.

Assam’s two wickets had fallen for 78 runs only. The third wicket of the team fell in the form of Sumit Ghadigaonkar. After this, Parag handled one end very well and started hitting hard. Parag completed his half-century very quickly and by the end of the third day’s play, he had scored 82* runs. On the fourth day of the game, he started his innings from here and scored 155 runs and gave the target to Chhattisgarh. He hit 11 fours and 12 sixes during his innings.

Let us tell you, Riyan Parag completed his century in just 56 balls. This is the second fastest century ever in Ranji Trophy. Rishabh Pant is at number one in this list. He achieved this feat in 48 balls against Jharkhand in the 2016-17 season.

Chhattisgarh won this match by 10 wickets

While Assam’s wickets were falling continuously on one side, Riyan Parag was playing aggressive cricket on the other side. Assam gave Chhattisgarh a target of 87 runs to win this match. Chhattisgarh’s openers Rishabh Tiwari and KD Eknath batted brilliantly and made important partnerships.

Because of the partnership between these two players, Chhattisgarh won this match. Even though Assam could not win the match because of this innings of Riyan Parag, many people have praised this all-rounder a lot.

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