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After Pranav Dhanwade, This Boy Scores 1045 runs in a local school tournament

A 14-year-old boy, Tanishq Gavate hit 1045* runs in a local school tournament in Mumbai.

Marathon innings

He played this marathon inning in the Navi Mumbai under-14 shield invitational cricket tournament. Tanishq played this knock for a period of two days, yesterday and today against Yashwant Rao Chavan English medium school in the semifinal of the tournament.

He represented Yashwant Rao Chavan, a team formed by his coach Manish himself and the match was played in the same school ground at Koparkhairne.  His innings comprised of 149 boundaries and 67 sixes.

(Pic Source: PTI)

Tournament not recognized by MCA

Manish also claimed that the match was played with a leather ball and was bowled overarm.

Gavate hit this knock on a ground which has a leg-side boundary of 60-65 yards and the offside boundary of 50 yards.

However, a senior MCA official said that the tournament has not been recognized by Mumbai Cricket Association.

Pranav Dhanwade”s knock

This innings by Tanishq also breaks Pranav Dhanwade”s innings of 1009* last year in an under 16 tournament recognized by MCA.  Pranav represented Aryan Gurukul school and played this knock against K. C Gandhi high school.

The art of scoring plethora of runs in school cricket was started by A. E. J Collins in 1899 when he scored 628 runs for Clarke house against North townhouse at Clifton College, England.

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar and his friend Vinod Kamble also added a partnership of  664* while playing for  Shardashram Vidya Mandir against  St. Xavier”s  in Harris shield on February 24, 1988.It was supposed to be the highest partnership for any wicket in any class of cricket. In 2006-07, the duo of Manoj Kumar and Mohammed Shaibaz of St. Peter”s high school broke this record by smashing 721 runs.

With school children shining in these local tournaments, India”s cricketing future looks bright and opportunities will make them reach their goals.