Ruturaj Gaikwad Create History: Maharashtra opener Rituraj Gaikwad has done a big feat in the Vijay Hazare Trophy. In the quarter final match of this prestigious tournament, Gaikwad hit 7 sixes in one over. He did this feat in the 49th over of the match. With the help of his seven brilliant sixes, Gaikwad hit a double century in this match.
Record made against Uttar Pradesh
Against Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra opener Gaikwad rained sixes in the 49th over of the match. In this over, he hit 7 sixes in 6 balls over Uttar Pradesh bowler Siva Singh. With the help of these 7 sixes, he also hit a double century against UP. He played an inning of 220 runs in 159 balls in this match. During this, he hit 10 fours and 16 sixes.
43 runs scored in 1 over
Gaikwad has equaled the big world record by hitting seven consecutive sixes against UP. He scored 43 runs in this over. In his innings against UP, he has equaled the highest number of run overs in List A history. Before Gaikwad, Brett Hampton and Joe Carter scored 43 runs in an over in the year 2018.
Hit double century against UP
Rituraj Gaikwad scored a double century against Uttar Pradesh in the quarter-finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. In that match, he played a stormy inning of 220 runs in 159 balls. In this innings, he hit 10 fours and 16 sixes. He completed his double century in a very special way in this match. Actually, he completed his double century by hitting 7 consecutive sixes in the 49th over. At the same time, he has become the third player after Rohit Sharma, N Jagadishan to hit 16 sixes in an inning.
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