USA June 29, 2006

Dhaniram smashes a place in record books

Sudesh Dhaniram, former West Indies A-team batsman, smashed an unbeaten 257 on June 24, possibly the highest individual limited-overs innings in US cricket.

Sudesh Dhaniram, former West Indies A-team batsman, smashed an unbeaten 257 on June 24, possibly the highest individual limited-overs innings in US cricket.

His innings was instrumental in Far Rockaway's massive 334-run victory over Lions in a 40-over clash in the Nassau Cricket League in Queens, New York.

Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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  • Tirth Sanyal on July 6, 2006, 16:26 GMT

    Martin, The highest individual limited-overs innings in US cricket, to my knowledge, was scored by Asela Jayasinghe for Santa Barbara Cricket Club in a Southern California Cricket Association Division 1 game against Vijayta Crickert Club.

    The scorecard is located here:

    http://www.sccacricket.org/csdiv1scorecards.php?matchid1=172&action=search&league=1&season=2005&teamsort=24&monthsort=any

    An article covering this innings is located here:

    http://www.sccacricket.org/newsdetails.php?id=390

    Regards,

    -Tirth Sanyal Director, SCCA www.sccacricket.org

  • Fourth Umpire on July 5, 2006, 22:40 GMT

    Actually, you're nearly 100 runs off. And CI mentioned it a few years ago when it happened.

  • Lakshman on June 29, 2006, 16:48 GMT

    Hi, Congrats for ur score & all the best for ur future. Keep going!

  • Tirth Sanyal on July 6, 2006, 16:26 GMT

    Martin, The highest individual limited-overs innings in US cricket, to my knowledge, was scored by Asela Jayasinghe for Santa Barbara Cricket Club in a Southern California Cricket Association Division 1 game against Vijayta Crickert Club.

    The scorecard is located here:

    http://www.sccacricket.org/csdiv1scorecards.php?matchid1=172&action=search&league=1&season=2005&teamsort=24&monthsort=any

    An article covering this innings is located here:

    http://www.sccacricket.org/newsdetails.php?id=390

    Regards,

    -Tirth Sanyal Director, SCCA www.sccacricket.org

  • Fourth Umpire on July 5, 2006, 22:40 GMT

    Actually, you're nearly 100 runs off. And CI mentioned it a few years ago when it happened.

  • Lakshman on June 29, 2006, 16:48 GMT

    Hi, Congrats for ur score & all the best for ur future. Keep going!

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  • Lakshman on June 29, 2006, 16:48 GMT

    Hi, Congrats for ur score & all the best for ur future. Keep going!

  • Fourth Umpire on July 5, 2006, 22:40 GMT

    Actually, you're nearly 100 runs off. And CI mentioned it a few years ago when it happened.

  • Tirth Sanyal on July 6, 2006, 16:26 GMT

    Martin, The highest individual limited-overs innings in US cricket, to my knowledge, was scored by Asela Jayasinghe for Santa Barbara Cricket Club in a Southern California Cricket Association Division 1 game against Vijayta Crickert Club.

    The scorecard is located here:

    http://www.sccacricket.org/csdiv1scorecards.php?matchid1=172&action=search&league=1&season=2005&teamsort=24&monthsort=any

    An article covering this innings is located here:

    http://www.sccacricket.org/newsdetails.php?id=390

    Regards,

    -Tirth Sanyal Director, SCCA www.sccacricket.org