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Today, Ruturaj Gaikwad makes history by hitting seven sixes

Indian Cricket Team and Chennai Super Kings batsman Ruturaj Gaikwad have made history in cricket by smashing seven sixes in an over against Uttar Pradesh in the ongoing quarter finals of Vijay Hazare Trophy.

The batter scored 42 runs on seven sixes, and one extra run came in the form of a no-ball by Uttar Pradesh’s Shiva Singh.

7 Sixes

Gaikwad became the first batter to hit seven sixes in an over in all forms of cricket.

World Record

His blistering knock of 220 runs off just 159 balls has helped the Uttar Pradesh team to clinch the match.

Double Hundred

The Maharashtrian cricketer also equaled Rohit Sharma's record for most sixes (16) in a single innings. He also scored 10 fours.

Matching Rohit Sharma

The star batter for the Chennai Super Kings was retained by his IPL team earlier this month for 6 crores ahead of the IPL mini auction, 2022.

CSK's key player

Breaking records is quite easy for him; he won the orange cap in the 2021 IPL season by scoring 635 runs. He scored an unbeaten hundred against the Rajasthan Royals.

Orange Cap

In the 2021 IPL season, he was instrumental in Chennai's famous title win over Kolkata Knight Riders. Ruturaj won the "best emerging player" award for the same IPL edition.

Emerging Player Award

Gaikward also scored four hundreds and equaled Virat Kohli's record of scoring the most hundreds in a single Vijay Hazare tournament by scoring more than 600 runs in the 2021–22 Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament for Maharashtra.

Equaled Kohli’s record

The young cricketer also had a great start to his international career; he made his debut against Sri Lanka in 2021. Despite being one of the most sought-after young cricket talents, he couldn’t find a place in the 2022 T20 World Cup.

Snubbed from the World Cup squad

Many cricket fans thought he and Sanju Samson deserved to be in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup and the bilateral series against New Zealand.

Deserves more chances

Many believe that Gaikwad is going to play a crucial role for Team India in the coming years and urge the BCCI to select him for the upcoming series.

The future of Team India