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Bilal Irshad becomes first to hit triple century in one-day match, enters record books

Bilal Irshad becomes first to hit triple century in one-day match, enters record books
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New Delhi: 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.

In the Fazal Mahmood Inter-club Cricket Championship, Bilal of Sindh created a world record by scoring 320 off 175 balls for Shaheed Alam Bux Cricket Club against Al Rehman CC. Bilal hit 42 fours and nine sixes.

It may be mentioned that Pakistan Cricket Board initiated this tournament to search talent across 98 districts.

According to the report published in Hindustan Times, in June 2002, England’s Ali Brown scored 268 for Surrey against Glamorgan during the Cheltenham and Gloucester Trophy tournament. It was the highest List A score in cricket history.

Rohit Sharma who had scored 264 against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens in 2014 was the highest score in One-day Internationals.

It is also reported that till now only 21 players scored over 200 in a List A game.

The partnership of Bilal and Zakir Hussain which was of 364-run is the second highest. The 372-run partnership of Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuel for West Indies in 2015 ICC World Cup was the highest.

Due to the wonderful performance of Bilal and Zakir Hussain, the score of Shaheed Alam Bux Cricket Club reached 556/4 in 50 overs. Their efforts helped Shaheed Alam Bux Cricket Club to win the match by 411 runs.

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,.