This Team create HISTORY, becomes first team to score 500 runs in 50 overs
Bengaluru, Nov 21: As the runs galore on Monday in Vijay Hazare Trophy, Team Tamil Nadu became the first team to create history in 50 over cricket by scoring 500 plus runs.
Before this spectacular performance by the Tamil Nadu team, this record was previously held by England who had smashed 498 runs in an ODI against the Netherlands.
Jagadeesan and Sai Sudarshan also became the first pair to share 400 plus runs partnership in List-A cricket. The duo stitched up an opening stand of 416 runs in just 38.3 overs.
In the match, he brought up his fifth-consecutive hundred in the tournament. He also has the most number of consecutive tons in a single season of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, having outdone players like Virat Kohli, Prithvi Shaw, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devdutt Padikkal, who have scored four centuries each.
With this, he has left behind Kumar Sangakara, who had scored four consecutive centuries in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. He registered 105* against Bangladesh, 117* against England, 104 against Australia and 124 against Scotland to finish with 541 runs in the tournament at an average of 108.20. He finished as second highest run-getter in the tournament.