N Jagadeesan made 277 off 141 balls against Arunachal Pradesh at the Chinnaswamy Stadium to record highest individual score in men’s List A cricket. Earlier in 2002 Alistair Brown’s record for the highest List A score was of 268 against Glamorgan.
Tamil Nadu scoring 506 for 2 in this match against Arunachal Pradesh became the first team to score 500-plus runs in men’s List A cricket. The previous highest was 498 for 4 by England against Netherlands earlier this year.
Recently Narayan Jagadeesan was released by CSK ahead of the IPL auction on December 23 led to end of 4 year stint with the team. Like several others released, Jagadeesan was back to the India’s domestic cricket in Vijay Hazare Trophy. Not only the highest individual score he broke many other records as well in this tournament.
Jagadeesan became the first player to score five consecutive hundreds in men’s List A cricket.
The highest partnership of 416 runs between Jagadeesan and B Sai Sudharsan for the first wicket in men’s List A cricket. The previous highest partnership was 372 between Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels for the second wicket against Zimbabwe in 2015.
The sensational news began to make waves on social media and Twitter is storming up with the tweets from cricket fans.
Twitter Reactions on N Jagadeesan’s record of highest score in List A cricket
Narayan #Jagadeesan's 277 of 147 balls for Tamil Nadu against Arunachal Pradesh at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, the highest individual score in men's List A cricket. Jagadeesan became the first player to score centuries in five consecutive innings in men's List A cricket.
— mohan doshi (@mohandoshi) November 21, 2022
— sanju samson fan (@k37_naveen) November 21, 2022
Even Sai Sudarshan helped Jagdeesan a lot in this innings, and on the other side was a disgraceful Kohli innings. Once a statspader always a statspader 😡😡#Jagadeesan #RohitSharma𓃵 #ViratKohli pic.twitter.com/nmeErIGUAs
— 𝚃𝙰𝚁𝚄𝙽 (@Rofied7) November 21, 2022
WOW!! Amazing feat #Jagadeesan #TamilNadu. Such scorecards are unreal for state level #cricket. While the fans rejoice these records and scores but does such events help create or cultivate competitive cricket? I am just a fan and may not be an expert on the subject, but… pic.twitter.com/qdHsRAMUD9
— Raman Raheja (@ramanraheja) November 21, 2022
@Jagadeesan_200 awesome machi on 277 #VijayHazareTrophy2022 @ChennaiIPL will u guys make him next wicket keeper batsman for #csk ? At least one #TamilNadu player can u guys have in team. #WhistlePodu for #Jagadeesan pic.twitter.com/bPUph2JOov
— velan v 🇮🇳 (@velan0205) November 21, 2022
🏏🥶 𝐋𝐢𝐬𝐭-𝐀 𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐬 𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐉𝐚𝐠𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐞𝐬𝐚𝐧 𝐜𝐚𝐦𝐞 𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐭𝐨 𝐛𝐚𝐭 𝐭𝐨𝐝𝐚𝐲!
— The Bharat Army (@thebharatarmy) November 21, 2022
— Hitesh Shah (@IM_HiteshShah) November 21, 2022
History: #Jagadeesan (in LIST-A matches: 277 Runs in 141 Balls -25 fours and 15 sixes – Highest Individual Score & first batter in the world to score 5 consecutive centuries) & #SaiSudharsan has the highest opening partnership in list A cricket: 379/0(36)#VijayHazareTrophy2022
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— AKSHAY YADAV13🇮🇳 (@AKSHAYYADAV131) November 21, 2022