Wasim Jaffer becomes the first player to score 12,000 runs in the Ranji Trophy

NAGPUR: Vidharba hitter Wasim jaffer on Tuesday he became the first hitter to record 12,000 runs in Ranji Trophy.

He achieved the feat while batting against Kerala in the ongoing Ranji Trophy Elite Group A and B match here at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium .

Vidharba lost his first wicket with only four runs on the board and Jaffer went out to bat in the middle.

Jaffer has played Ranji Trophy for Mumbai and Vidharba.

Before the beginning of the 2019-20 season, Jaffer had 11,775 runs in the Ranji Trophy.

Earlier in this season, Jaffer created history by playing his 150th Ranji Trophy match. He now has the most number of appearances in the tournament.

The cricketer, who had made his first-class debut in 1996-97, emerged as one of the legends of Indian domestic cricket. His brilliant career in the national tournament also earned him a place in the Indian national team.

Jaffer has played 31 Tests, 2 ODI for India. The last time he played a match for India in 2008 against South Africa .