India’s next Sachin Tendulkar: Pranav Dhanawade world record by scoring 1009 runs [ Current Affairs ]

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Pranav Dhanawade a 15-year- old cricketer has created a world record by scoring 1009 runs (not out) in HT Bhandari Cup, an under-16 inter-school tournament held in Mumbai (Maharashtra). He has become the first batsman to score more than 1000 in any innings in any form of cricket.

  • And he has broken all the century-old record in cricket.

Key facts:

  • At HT Bhandari Cup organized by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) which are mainly for suburban schools Pranav Dhanawade has achieve this recorded.
  • He was play on behalf of KC Gandhi High School against Arya Gurukul and played for 395 minutes.

Runs scored:

  • At 1009 he scored 1009 in 323 balls with run rate of 312.38 with 129 fours and 59 sixes and still not out.

Records Broken:

  • At the first day of match Pranav has scored unbeaten 652 runs and with this he has broken a 116-old cricketing record of unbeaten 628 made by AEJ Collins in 1899 for Clark House against North Town House in UK He also surpassed Prithvi Shaw’s marathon 546 runs scored made in Harris Shield Trophy in 2013 which was earlier the highest individual score in any form of cricket in India.
  • His school has to score 1465/3 in the innings and his 1009 score help his school to win inning and with this he also broke the past record of 1107 runs of Victoria against New South Wales made in 1926.

- Published on: January 8, 2016