Unstoppable Run Continues: ’12th Fail’ Director’s Son Hits Third Consecutive Century in Ranji Trophy



Agni Chopra, son of ’12th Fail’ movie director Vidhu Vinod Chopra, continued to display his explosive form in the ongoing Ranji Trophy 2023-2024 match between Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh. Amidst widespread acclaim for the film depicting IPS Manoj Sharma’s life, Agni Chopra has been making headlines with his extraordinary batting skills. In a stellar performance against Arunachal Pradesh, Agni recorded his third consecutive century, further solidifying his dominance in the current Ranji Trophy season. Agni, who made his Ranji Trophy debut this season, has been on a remarkable run since his inception. In the match against Arunachal Pradesh, he played a dazzling inning of 114 runs, adorned with 18 fours and two sixes. This impressive knock played a pivotal role in Mizoram’s victory, as they set a total of 323 runs. Arunachal Pradesh, in response, could only manage scores of 265 and 134 in their respective innings. Mizoram comfortably chased down the target of 77 runs with eight wickets to spare, securing their first win in three matches. The 25-year-old Agni, who initially played for Mumbai, faced limited opportunities at the senior level, prompting him to make a significant move to Mizoram this season. As his journey from Mumbai to Mizoram has been marked by outstanding performances, starting with his debut in List A and T20 cricket. In the List A Vijay Hazare Trophy, Agni scored 174 runs in seven matches, showcasing a promising average of 24.85, including one half-century. Transitioning to T20 cricket in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, he impressed further by amassing 234 runs in seven matches at an average of 33.42 and an impressive strike rate of 150.96, achieving two half-centuries. Agni’s extraordinary run in the ongoing Ranji Trophy has seen him accumulate a total of 561 runs in three matches, boasting an impressive average of 93.50 and a striking strike rate of 106.85. His innings have been characterized by a staggering 72 fours and 14 sixes, reflecting his aggressive and impactful style of play. As he continues to shine on the cricket field, Agni Chopra’s journey from Mumbai to Mizoram is becoming a compelling narrative of talent and determination.