Despite averaging more than Sachin-Kohli, India's explosive batter struggling to make it to Team India

December 17, 2022

Shakti Singh

The prestigious Ranji Trophy 2022-2023 is underway and its first round matches have already taken place.

A batter whose exceptional show with the bat in the first round went unnoticed is Rinku Singh. He has been doing wonders for some time now.

In the first round of Ranji Trophy 2022-2023, Rinku smashed 79 and 89 runs respectively for UP. He has amassed these runs while batting at no.5.

Riding on his consistent show with the bat, Rinku Singh has become a part of an elite list of First-Class cricket.

Let's have a look at the list of Indian batters who have recorded the highest first class average while scoring atleast 2000 runs.

Sarfaraz Khan sits on top of the list as he has scored runs at a sensational average of 75.74 in 46 innings.

Former star India batter Vijay Merchant comes second in the list as he scored first class runs at an impressive average of 71.64 in  234 innings.

Ajay Sharma, who played for Delhi and Himachal in domestic cricket, scored runs at a stunning average of 67.46 in 166 first class innings

Former India batter Shantanu Sugwekar, who used to play for Maharashtra scored runs at an average of 63.10 in 122 first class innings.

Former India batter KC Ibrahim, who played for Mumbai, scored runs at an average of 61.24 in 89 innings.

Left-handed explosive batter Rinku Singh, who plays for Uttar Pradesh, has scored runs at an average of 60.48 in 53 innings.

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