Ruturaj Gaikwad creates a world-record smashing seven sixes in an over

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Ruturaj Gaikwad hits the limelight in the cricketing world by doing something very unexpected. Gaikwad created a world record, smashing seven sixes in an over.

Playing for Maharastra against Uttar Pradesh (UP) in the second quarterfinal match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy (List-A), Gaikwad smashed seven sixes and collected 43 runs off Shiva Singh in the 49th over of the match. Singh bowled a no ball in the fifth ball of the over, and Gaikwad sent it for a maximum too.

The 25-year-old becomes the first batter in limited overs cricket to score 43 runs in a single over. He remained unbeaten on 220 from 159 balls, smacking ten fours and 16 sixes. Despite Gaikwad’s scintillating knock, Maharastra finished on 330/5 from the allotted 50 overs.

Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway started strongly for CSK, Chennai Super Kings vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2022, Pune, May 1, 2022

Pune-born opening batter Gaikwad also won Orange Cap in IPL 2021, playing for Chennai Super Kings (CSK).

A week ago, Tamil Nadu’s Narayan Jagadeesan broke a 20-year-old List A record after scoring 277 against Arunachal Pradesh.

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