Bilal Irshad, a 26-year-old Pakistani cricketer, created history by hitting triple century. He became the first player to hit triple century in one-day matches.
The cricketer from became the first player to score a triple century in a one-day match. The 26-year-old from Sindh smashed 320 off 175 balls for his local club Shaheed Alam Bux Cricket Club in the game against Al Rehman CC in the Fazal Mahmood Inter-club Cricket Championship.
Bilal’s 320 off 175 balls included 42 fours and nine sixes and it put him in an illustrious club. The highest List A score in cricket history is 268 by England’s Ali Brown for Surrey against Glamorgan during the Cheltenham and Gloucester Trophy tournament in June 2002.
It may be mentioned that Pakistan Cricket Board initiated this tournament to search talent across 98 districts.
Rohit Sharma, who scored 264 against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens in 2014, is the highest score in One-day Internationals. Till now only 21 players scored over 200 in a List A game.
Earlier, in February 2017, Mohit Ahlawat had scored 302 off 72 balls in the Friends Premier League. In January 2016, Pranav Dhanawade became the first cricketer to score four figure score. He scored 1,009 runs in an inter-school tournament. The 15-year-old’s knock included 129 fours and 59 sixes during the match at the Union Cricket Academy ground in Kalyan and this effort helped his school declare on 1465/3, which was also a record for the highest ever team score.
– Jannatul Naym Pieal, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com