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Rituraj hit 7 sixes in one over: 43 runs in an over for the second time in List A cricket

Young batsman Rituraj Gaikwad created history on Monday. Gaikwad, playing for Maharashtra in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, hit seven sixes in an over in a match against Uttar Pradesh. He has become the first batsman in the world to do this feat in limited-overs cricket.

Gaikwad achieved this feat in the 49th over of Maharashtra’s innings. In this over of Shiva Singh, one ball was a no-ball. In this way, this over was of seven balls and Gaikwad hit all seven balls for sixes.

A total of 43 runs were scored in this over. Gaikwad scored 220 runs in 159 balls in this inning. During this, he hit 10 fours and 16 sixes.

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43 runs in an over for the second time in List A cricket

This is only the second time in List A cricket that 43 runs have been scored in an over. Earlier this happened in New Zealand’s domestic cricket in 2018-19. The Central District bowler Willem Ludik gave away 43 runs in one over.

In that over, Ludic bowled two no-balls and Northern Districts batsmen Joe Carter and Brett Hampton hit six sixes together. In that over, 1 four and 1 single were also made.

Maharashtra scored 330/5

Due to this innings of Gaikwad, Maharashtra scored 330 runs losing five wickets in 50 overs. Gaikwad had opened in this innings. Apart from him, no other Maharashtra batsman could even score a half-century.

Ankit Bawne and Azim Kazi played an inning of 37-37 runs. For Uttar Pradesh, fast bowler Karthik Tyagi took the maximum of three wickets for 66 runs.

4 bowlers who have played IPL in the UP team

It’s not that Gaikwad batted furiously against any light bowling team. Four bowlers who had played IPL were present in the UP team that played in this match. These include Ankit Rajput, Shivam Mavi, Karthik Tyagi, and Karan Sharma.

43 runs in an over for the second time in List A cricket

This is only the second time in List A cricket that 43 runs have been scored in an over. Earlier this happened in New Zealand’s domestic cricket in 2018-19. The Central District bowler Willem Ludik gave away 43 runs in one over.

In that over, Ludic bowled two no-balls and Northern Districts batsmen Joe Carter and Brett Hampton hit six sixes together. In that over, 1 four and 1 single were also made.

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