Mohit Ahlawat became the first batsman to score a triple century in a T20 match on Tuesday.
This 20-year-old wicket-keeper batsman reached the milestone in a local T20 tournament at Delhi’s Lalita Park in India, playing for Maavi XI against Friend’s XI.
Ahlawat Mohit scored an unbeaten 300 off just 72 balls and smashed 39 sixes and 14 fours. On 250 at the end of the 18th over, he then scored 50 in his last two overs which included 34 off the last over. Mohit smashed five consecutive sixes off the last five balls of the innings which led his side to 416 at the end of 20 overs.
The highest individual score in T20 cricket (not including club cricket) belongs to Chris Gayle. Gayle slammed 175 runs in an IPL match for Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2013.
Apart from Mohit, his teammate Gaurav went on score 86 runs for Maavi XI.