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Australia batsman Josh Dunstan smashes 40 sixes, scores 307 in team total of 354

first_imgJosh Dunstan, a West Augusta B Grade batsman, played an astonishing innings of 307 in a 35-contest between his team and Central Stirling.Dunstan scored 307 runs out of his side’s total of 354 and the sensational innings included as many as 40 sixes.Dunstan contributed to 86.72 per cent of his team’s total in a frenetic innings.Dunstan came in to bat at No. 3 when the side was 10/1 and thereon, the batsman single-handedly took West Augusta B Grade to the total.Five of Dunstan’s teammates went back to the pavilion without scoring a single run and the highest score in the team after Dunstan was Ben Russell’s 18.Towering sixes and record-breaking scores are not alien to cricket anymore. Since Sachin Tendulkar’s historic ODI double hundred against South Africa back in 2010, four batsmen – Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle and Martin Guptill – have gone on to achieve the feat.In fact, Rohit has slammed two double hundreds and holds the record for the highest individual score in ODIs. Back in November 2014, Rohit had clobbered 264 against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens.last_img read more