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Mumbai boy breaks all-time cricket record for runs scored, crosses 1000 runs!

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 3:55 IST

Pranav Dhanawade, a 15-year-old from Kalyan in Mumbai scored 652 runs in the Bhandari trophy to break the record for most runs scored in an innings across all levels of the sport on Monday, 4 January.

And now on the 5th, he has crossed the 1,000 run mark while still being unbeaten on 1,009 runs as his school - KC Gandhi School - declared their innings.

The previous record was held by AEJ Collins - who scored 628 in a club match in England in 1899.

Dhanawade reached the score of 652 on the first day in merely 199 balls, helping KC Gandhi School to a monumental total of 956 for one against Arya Gurukul School.

Also read: Pranav Dhanawade: 10 facts about the record-breaking Mumbai cricketer

The teenager, who had at the end of day 1 said he wanted "to go and score a 1000 runs", reached that mark with effortless ease today.

The statistics from his innings are -

  • Runs - 1009*
  • Balls - 323
  • Minutes - 395
  • Strike Rate - 312.38
  • Sixes - 59
  • Fours - 129
His side declared their innings on 1,465.

The promising talent, who is a wicketkeeper-batsman idolises cricketing giant MS Dhoni. The son of an auto rickshaw driver. He has been playing cricket since he was five-years-old.

First published: 5 January 2016, 12:57 IST
 
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