Maharashtra captain Ruturaj Gaikwad batted brilliantly in the Vijay Hazare Trophy quarter-finals. In the match against Uttar Pradesh, Ruturaj Gaikwad scored a double-century. He also hit seven sixes in the match’s first over. He also hit 7 sixes in one over of the match.
Ruturaj hit 220* off 159 balls in the match, including 10 fours and 16 sixes. Maharashtra batted first and scored 330 runs in 50 overs for the loss of 5 wickets. While Gaikwad scored 220* runs, the rest of the team’s batters only managed 96 runs off 141 balls.
Ruturaj Gaikwad hit 7 sixes in the 49th over, bowled by Shiva Singh. Shiva Singh conceded 43 runs, including a no-ball in that over. This is the first time in cricket history that a batsman has hit seven sixes in an over.
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Ruturaj scored his first List A double-century against Uttar Pradesh. Gaikwad is the 11th Indian player in List A history to score a double-century.
He did not play in all of the Vijay Hazare Trophy matches this season due to injury. Ruturaj scored 384 runs in three matches, including a century and a double-century.