On Monday, 15-year-old Pranav Dhanawade of KC Gandhi High Schoool, Kalyan, has smashed AEJ Collins' long standing record of an unbeaten 628, by hitting 652 runs and that too in just 199 balls.
Today, he has gone one step further and become the first player in the history of cricket to reach four digits. When reports last came in he was batting on 1002 not out, 870 of those runs coming in fours and sixes.
Pranav Dhanawade.... Runs - 1009* Balls - 323 Mins - 395 S/R - 312.38 Sixes - 59 Fours - 129 His school KC Gandhi HS declared @ 1465— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) January 5, 2016
Spare a thought for a guy who made 138 https://t.co/rTA7weKoM6— Sidvee (@sidvee) January 5, 2016
1000 runs in an innings. That would make #PranavDhanawade the next Tendulkar+Kambli rolled into one.— Gaurav Sethi (@BoredCricket) January 5, 2016
Mumbai school cricketer Pranav Dhanawade crosses 1000 runs. Now holds world record for highest individual score in any class of cricket— ANI (@ANI_news) January 5, 2016
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
Pranav Dhanawade - 1002 Not Out. Arjun Tendulkar relegated to being Rahul Dravid.— Anand (@aThakkali) January 5, 2016
Pranav Dhanawade has hit more sixes in an innings than AB DeVillers, Afridi, Warner, Sangakkara or Gibbs have hit in entire test career.— Swapnil (@lllusioned) January 5, 2016