In an unprecedented feat, Maharashtra captain Ruturaj Gaikwad smashed seven sixes in an over to set a Record A world file within the Vijay Hazare Trophy in Ahmedabad on Monday.
The over, the forty ninth of the innings, fetched him 43 runs, matching the joint effort of Brett Hampton and Joe Carter off Willem Ludick for Northern Districts towards Central Districts in a Ford Trophy recreation from 2018.
Gaikwad rewrote the file within the penultimate over of his group’s Vijay Hazare Trophy quarterfinal match towards Uttar Pradesh in Ahmedabad, with Shiva Singh being the bowler. It was a seven ball over due to a no ball.
The file for many sixes in an over (general) is held by Lee Germon of New Zealand, who clubbed eight maximums throughout a Shell Trophy match in Wellington.
Left-arm spinner Shiva Singh conceded a no ball within the fifth supply of the over which was additionally hit over the boundary ropes on the Narendra Modi Stadium B Floor right here.
Gaikwad carried his bat by for a sensational knock of 220 runs in 159 balls, which contained 10 boundaries and 16 maximums. Due to Gaikwad’s knock, Maharashtra posted 330 for 5 after batting first, along with his colleagues aggregating solely 96 runs.
The primary ball was a low full-toss and Gaikwad smoked it over deep midwicket for the primary six. The second was hit straight down the bottom, whereas he cleared deep sq. leg for his third most. The fourth supply was tonked over long-off, the fifth, a no ball, was performed nearly in the identical course, and the batter took full benefit of the free hit by hammering it over long-on and attain his double century.
The seventh and closing ball was smashed over deep midwicket.
The batter, thus, joined an illustrious record of cricketers who’ve smashed at the least six consecutive sixes in an over, together with Sir Garfield Sobers, Ravi Shastri, Herschelle Gibbs, Yuvraj Singh, Ross Whiteley, Haztratullah Zazai, Leo Carter, Kieron Pollard and Thisara Perera.
So far as the bowler on this event is anxious, he went for 88 runs in 9 overs.