Delhi Ranji team player 21-year-old batsman, Mohit Ahlawat today became the first batsman who scored 300 in T20 cricket. Friends played local cricket tournament in Delhi in the Premier League, and the young batsman’s 72 balls innings storm struck 300 runs.
72 balls in his innings, in which he managed to hit 39 sixes and 14 fours. He scored 234 runs in the form of Sixes, with 56 runs off boundaries. But here’s the exciting end to his innings, i.e., to reach the score of 300 from 250, he took only 12 balls.
Mavi XI played in the tournament in Lalita Park, East Delhi. Mohit played till the end by making the records and returned unbeaten. Hence with the help of his team’s innings helped Mavi XI against Friends XI record 416 runs in 20 overs.
The highest individual score in T20 cricket belongs to West Indian batsman Chris Gayle who scored an unbeaten 175 in the Indian Premier League for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Pune Warriors India at Bangalore’s M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in 2013.
In T20 Internationals, Australia’s Aaron Finch scored the most runs in an innings, 156 against England in 2013.
He got a chance in Delhi Ranji team as a wicketkeeper-batsman under Gautam Gambhir. At that time, he could not do much after the young batsman Rishabh Pant got selected in the Delhi team. Mohit played a total of 3 first-class matches in which he scored just five runs.
Mohit practices and trains at Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy, which also created big stars like Gautam Gambhir and Amit Mishra
The highest score in Twenty20 is by West Indies batsman Chris Gayle’s, as he scored 175 against the Pune Warriors in the IPL.
However, this innings does not guarantee Mohit a selection in the Delhi Ranji Team. He has impressed the selectors with his breathtaking innings. Regardless of it being a local league match, managing to put up such a huge score to his name he has earned himself a lot of attention.