The feat also equalled the List A world record of 43 runs in an over, during the Vijay Hazare Trophy quarter-final between Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh at the Narendra Modi Stadium B Ground in Ahmedabad.
Finishing on a mammoth score of 220 not out off 159 balls, including a jaw-dropping 16 sixes, along with 10 fours, Gaikwad hit a hapless Shiva Singh for 6-6-6(no-ball)-6-6-6-6 in the over.
6⃣,6⃣,6⃣,6⃣,6⃣nb,6⃣,6⃣ Ruturaj Gaikwad smashes 4⃣3⃣ runs in one over! 🔥🔥Follow the match ▶️… https://t.co/g0W1L9VQyw
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During the 2018-19 Ford Trophy in New Zealand, Central Districts’ bowler Willem Ludick was the first to be hit for 43 runs in an over by the Northern Districts team.
Gaikwad’s blitzkrieg powered Maharashtra to 330/5 in their 50 overs.