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Gaikwad smashes 7-sixes in an over in a List-A cricket

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Gaikwad smashes 7-sixes in an over in a List-A cricket

 

Gaikwad made a big record on the cricket field on Monday while playing in Domestic League. He hit 7 consecutive sixes in one over in the quarter-final Domestic trophy. In this way, he has become the first batter in the world to hit 7 sixes in an over in List-A cricket. He remained unbeaten after scoring 220 runs off 159 balls. This is his first double-century in List-A cricket. Earlier, his best score was 187 not out. Batting first against UP in the match, Maharashtra scored a good score of 330 runs for 5 wickets. This is also his sixth century in the last 8 innings of the List-A cricket ongoing series.

25-year-old Gaikwad's completed his 100 runs in 109 balls. But he scored the next 120 runs in just 50 balls. In the 49th over of the innings, he scored 43 runs including 7 sixes on left-arm spinner Shiva. On the first ball, Rituraj hit a six-over long-on. He hit a straight six on the second ball as well. He completed the hat trick by hitting a six on the leg side on the third ball. He hit a six over mid-off on the fourth and fifth balls. The 5th ball was also a no-ball.

Gaikwad hit the 5th ball for a six-over long-on and hit the sixth six of the over. Then by hitting the last ball for a six on the leg side, he made a world record of 7 sixes. He hit 10 fours and 16 sixes in his innings. His batting strike rate was 138. He collected 136 runs only from the boundaries. This is the most expensive over in List-A cricket, in which 43 runs were scored. Earlier in 2018, in the played in NZ, fast bowler Ludik also gave 43 runs in an over. The bowler then bowled 2 no-balls and he went for 6 sixes in the over.

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