Pranav Dhanawade Trending in Cricket WorldPurushothaman (Author) Published Date : Jan 06, 2016 18:23 IST Sports News
Pranav Dhanawade Trending in Cricket World
Pranav Dhanawade, 15-year-old boy scored 1009 runs in an innings at the school tournament. Mumbai school boy hit 1009 runs not out set the new world record. On Monday, he created new record beating the early record of 628 runs scored by Arthur Collins in 1899.
HT Bhandhari Cup inter-school tournament was held at Mumbai School. On Tuesday he continued his batting and scored remarkable runs on that day. Pranav who belongs to KC Gandhi School continued to score 1009 runs, not out against Arya Gokul School.
Pranav father is an auto rickshaw driver who pushed him for training in cricket. His parents put him at the academy to get formal training in cricket though they earnings were poor. He had changed his bat one time during the match says his coach. He used to prefer always heavy weight bat.
He is trending on the social media pages. Popular cricketers are wishing him in their social blog pages. The iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar tweeted about his victory. He was the first cricketer to praise him.
He had scored 1009 runs in 323 balls in 395 minutes. He had hit 59 sixes and 129 fours during the match. He is first to score 1000+ runs in the cricket world says the report.
Congrats #PranavDhanawade on being the first ever to score 1000 runs in an innings. Well done and work hard. You need to scale new peaks!
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 5, 2016
Other cricketers like Dhoni, Harbajan Singh also congratulated his record.
Harbajan Singh tweeted 'well played...no matter what levels cricket it is but numbers are just unbelievable.another @sachin_rt in making'
Cricketer Aakash Chopra had praised Pranav and requested Media to leave him alone.
Pranav Dhanawade has scored 1000 runs in an innings...well played, son Request to media--please leave him alone.
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) January 5, 2016