Prithvi Shaw : Prithvi Shaw smashes a record-breaking double century in 129 balls for Northamptonshire in the One-Day Cup in England. 

Prithvi Shaw achieved a historic achievement in this quest, being only the third cricketer in the world to reach a double century in the tournament’s history. Notably, he smashed Ollie Robinson’s previous record for the greatest individual score of 206 runs in 2022.In the previous edition, both Robinson from Kent and Ali Orr from Sussex scored 206 runs each, ushering in the tournament’s first double century.Shaw took only 22 balls to get from 100 to 150, hitting 25 boundaries and eight sixes.His ninth list A hundred was achieved in 81 balls, thanks to 14 fours and two sixes.Shaw eventually left with a score of 244 from 153 balls, which included 28 boundaries and 11 sixes. It was also the sixth-highest individual score in List A history.Shaw suffered a memorable dismissal in the first game against Gloucestershire, when he was declared out on a hit wicket with 34 runs on the board, and then scored 26 runs against Sussex in the second game.The energetic Mumbai cricketer, who was last selected for an India T20I series in January 2023, last played for India in July 2021.Shaw has also joined an exclusive club of batters, including India skipper Rohit Sharma, Australia’s left-handed batsman Travis Head, and Ali Brown, who have all recorded multiple List A double hundreds.Shaw’s previous double century in List A cricket came in February 2021, when he scored an unbeaten 227 for Mumbai against Puducherry, which was the tournament’s highest total at the time.His 244 is England’s second-highest List A score, after only Brown’s 268 for Surrey against Glamorgan in 2002.Shaw presently holds the record for the highest List A score by an overseas player in List A cricket, as well as the distinction of being the first batter to hit List A double hundreds in two countries and for two teams.Shaw currently holds the record for the greatest ever List A score by an overseas player in List A cricket, as well as the distinction of being the first hitter to smash List A double hundreds in two nations and for two teams.Shaw has broken Cheteshwar Pujara’s record for the highest One-Day Cup score by an Indian. He also surpassed Sourav Ganguly’s 183 for India against Sri Lanka in the 1999 Men’s ODI World Cup for the best List A score by an Indian batsman in England.

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