Pranav Dhanawade, the boy from Kalyan, a small suburb around Mumbai created history when he became the first batsmen in to score more than 1,000 runs in an innings in school cricket.
His school KC Gandhi HS declared at 1465. He remained unbeaten on 1009. His knock was studded with 59 sixes and 129 boundary.
His strike rate was a whooping over 312. Dhanawade achieved the feat while playing for the KC Gandhi High School against the Arya Gurukul School, in a Bhandari Cup match.
Dhanawade had on Monday broken the earlier record of highest score in school cricket, as he went past Prithvi Shaw’s record of 546 made in the Giles Shield in 2014-15.
Dhanawade was unbeaten on 652 on Monday, which is also the record for most runs scored in a single day of a multi-day match.
Previously, the record for highest score in minor cricket was held by AEJ Collins who scored an unbeaten 628 in a match between Clark’s House and North Town way back in 1899. Maharashtra Govt will bear coaching and education expenses of Mumbai U-16 cricketer Pranav Dhanawade.