Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad. Image Credits: Twitter

Ruturaj Gaikwad, the opener for Chennai Super Kings and Maharashtra, smashes the second double hundred of the 2022 Vijay Hazare Trophy.

After batting first, Gaikwad smashes 220 off 159 balls, including 16 sixes and 10 fours, to push Maharashtra to 330/5 in 50 overs.

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Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad. (Photo: IPL)

On Monday, the Vijay Hazare Trophy saw the making of history. The audience witnessed seven sixes in one over during the match between Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh. Ruturaj Gaikwad, a player with the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League, set this record by scoring a double century during the quarterfinal game.

Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad. (Photo: IPL)

In this game versus Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra batted first and achieved 330 runs in 50 overs while losing 5 wickets. In just 159 balls, captain Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 220 runs in an unbroken inning, including 10 fours and 16 sixes. Amazing things happened when Ruturaj Gaikwad hit 7 sixes in the innings’ 49th over.

Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad. Credits: Twitter

No other batsman for Maharashtra in this game could match Ruturaj Gaikwad’s performance. The other players continued to enjoy Ruturaj Gaikwad’s effort from the opposite end as two batters played innings of 37-37 runs. Shiva Singh, who conceded 88 runs in just nine overs, stood out as the most costly bowler for UP throughout this game.

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Based on his innings, Maharashtra scored 330 runs for five wickets in 50 overs. After choosing to bat first, Maharashtra reached 330/5 in 50 overs thanks to Gaikwad’s 220 off 159 balls, which included 16 sixes and 10 fours.

Maharashtra( Playing XI): Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Rahul Tripathi, Satyajeet Bachhav, Ankit Bawne, Azim Kazi, Divyang Hinganekar, Saurabh Nawale, Mukesh Choudhary, Manoj Ingale, Shamshuzama Kazi, Rajvardhan Hangargekar

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