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An Indian batsman has become the first person to score a triple century in a Twenty20 match.
Mohit Ahlawat unbelievably smashed 302 from just 72 balls in a local T20 clash in Delhi.
Ahlawat - who has played first-class cricket for Delhi and is highly thought of by former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir - crashed 39 sixes in his extraordinary knock in the Friends Premier League.
The scorebook for Mohit Ahlwat's remarkable 300 not out for Maavi XI against Friends XI The scorebook for Mohit Ahlwat's remarkable 300 not out for Maavi XI against Friends XI
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Representing Maavi XI against Friends XI at Lalita Park, he helped his team to a mountainous total of 416 for two from their allocated overs.
He hit 50 off the final two overs to leave the opposition chasing 20.8 runs per over. His 302 dwarfed the previous best - the 175 scored by Chris Gayle in the 2013 Indian Premier League.
Ahlawat, whose string of failures with the bat in his three first-class matches in 2015 saw him kicked back into the cricketing wilderness, celltherapy.wiki couldn't have picked a better time to do the impossible.
The 2017 IPL auction is due to take place on Tuesday, February 20 - with many of the short formats brightest stars available for a price - and Ahlawat has added his name to the list. 
'Yes, I have put my name in IPL auction but I am not sure if this knock will help make people notice me. I am eager to prove my worth,' he told .
Despite his modesty, Ahlawat's remarkable innings has made at least one franchise sit up and take notice.
Delhi Daredevils chief executive Hemant Dua confirmed that the batsman has been offered a trial ahead of the new season, which begins in April.
Chris Gayle's previous T20 record individual score of 175 has been dwarfed by Ahlawat Chris Gayle's previous T20 record individual score of 175 has been dwarfed by Ahlawat
 'Yes, Mohit has been called for trials,' Dua told CricketNext. 
'We keep tapping young talent and scouting future stars. Walson will be there to keep an eye on the whole process,' he said. 
Reflecting on his knock on Tuesday, Ahlawat said: 'The attack was good but after seeing off the new ball, I decided to just bat aggressively and was really timing the ball well. 
'I saw the scoreboard, and I was nearing my 200 with five overs to go, so I decided to go for the kill. 
'I reached 250 with just two overs to go, I told my partner, let me try if I can make 300, and I got 30 off the last over.'   
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