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Rishabh Pant: fourth-youngest triple-centurion in first-class cricket

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3 Players who scored first-class triple-centuries at an younger age than Rishabh Pant, who got there at age of 19 years and 12 days. He scored 308 for Delhi against Maharashtra at the Wankhede. The youngest player to score a first-class triple-hundred is Javed Miandad at age of 17 years, 311 days, followed by two Indians: Wasim Jaffer at 18 years, 265 days, and Abhinav Mukund at 18 years, 303 days.

1 Number of Delhi batsmen who had scored a triple-century in the Ranji Trophy before Pant's knock in this round. Raman Lamba had made 312 against Himachal Pradesh in 1994-95. Pant had scored 146 runs in the first match of this season against Assam.

7 Wicketkeepers to score a triple-century in first-class cricket. Pant became the seventh wicketkeeper to do so. The only other wicketkeeper to score a triple-century in the Ranji Trophy is Andhra's Srikar Bharat who made 308 against Goa in 2014-15 season.

2 Instances of two batsmen scoring triple-centuries in a first-class match. The Maharashtra versus Delhi match is only the second such match. The first was also in the Ranji Trophy, between Tamil Nadu and Goa in 1988-89, when WV Raman and A Kripal Singh scored triple-centuries in the same innings. This match is also the first to have three batsmen scoring 250-plus - Swapnil Gugale 351*, Ankit Bawne 258* and Pant 308.

594* The partnership between Gugale and Bawne - the second-highest in first-class cricket history. They missed out on surpassing the 624-run stand between Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara in a Test against South Africa in 2006 when Maharashtra declared. More on the records related to the Gugale-Bawne partnership here.

2012-13 The last time Tripura won a match in the Ranji Trophy before beating Services by 219 runs in this round. This is their eighth win in 153 Ranji matches since debuting in 1985-86. It is their biggest win in the Ranji Trophy in terms of runs.

4 Bengal players to score centuries in both innings of a Ranji match. Abhimanyu Easwaran, who made 142 and 110 not out against Uttar Pradesh, became the fourth Bengal player to achieve this. Pankaj Roy had done it twice (in 1953-54 and 1962-63), Ashok Malhotra did it in 1991-92 and Sourav Ganguly in 1993-94.

0 Five-wicket hauls for Kuldeep Yadav in Ranji Trophy matches before this round, where he took 5 for 115 against Bengal. He did not have a fifty either in the Ranji Trophy, till this game where he made 63 batting at No. 8. He had taken a five-for and made a fifty in the recently-concluded Duleep Trophy as well, but in different matches. Yuzvendra Chahal also took the maiden five-wicket haul of his first-class career, against Hyderabad, in this round.

239 Runs accumulated by Yuvraj Singh in his previous 13 first-class innings before this round. In this match against Madhya Pradesh he scored 253 runs (177 and 76). He had not scored a single fifty in his 13 innings prior to this; his last fifty-plus score was 187 in the last Ranji season. His last few first-class centuries have all been big ones: 204*, 208, 131, 130, 136, 182, 187, 177. The innings of 177 in this game is his third-highest score in the Ranji Trophy.

8/102 Ishwar Pandey's figures against Punjab - his second-best in first-class cricket. He took 11 for 127 in the match, also his second-best match figures, and his third ten-wicket haul.