India’s biggest domestic cricket tournament Ranji Trophy has started and on the second day itself a 16 year old bowler has wreaked havoc with his balls.
Manipur bowler did amazing. (File Pic)
Many players in cricket have done great things at a young age. Amazing things that don’t come easy. From Sachin Tendulkar to Shahid Afridi had created panic at a young age. Similarly, a 16-year-old Indian player has impressed with his excellent bowling, that too in his first class debut. This player does not come from those cities or states of India which are famous for cricket but Manipur comes from. The name of this player is Jotin Fairojam. This bowler did a big job on the second day of the current season of Ranji Trophy.
Manipur is facing Sikkim in the first match of the current season of Ranji Trophy. Jotin is starting his first class career with this match. He has played a big role in getting Sikkim out for 220 runs in the first innings.
took nine wickets alone
Manipur scored 186 runs while batting first in this match. His innings was piled up on the very first day i.e. Tuesday. Sikkim ended the first day with 58 runs without any loss. But on the second day, Jotin wreaked havoc and single-handedly hunted nine Sikkim batsmen. Apart from him, one wicket was taken by Rex Rajkumar. Jotin first dismissed Arun Chhetri and then continued to take wickets from here on. Rex took the wicket of Anves Sharma who scored 39 runs.
Sumit Singh scored the maximum 47 runs for Manipur. He faced 43 balls and hit six fours and three sixes in his innings. Arun scored 41 runs in 88 balls. He hit six fours. Captain Ashish Thapa played an inning of 32 runs.
Jotin came in special list
with your great performance Jotin Has got his name written in a special list. This 16-year-old bowler has become the third Indian to take nine or more wickets in an innings of first class debut. First this work was done by VB Ranjan of Maharashtra in 1956-57. He took nine wickets for 35 runs in his first class debut. Amarjit Singh did it after him in 1971-72. Amarjit took nine wickets for 45 runs.