Do you think Mumbai’s Dhanawade can be the next Sachin Tendulkar?

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jan 05, 2016 15:44 IST
Dhanawade brought up the knock during an under-16 inter-school match at Union Cricket Academy ground in Kalyan. (Deepak Salvi/Live Photo)

Mumbai teenager Pranav Dhanawade created history on Tuesday by becoming the first ever batsman to score a four-figure score in an innings after smashing an unbeaten knock of 1,009 in an inter-school tournament.

READ: Mumbai teen scores 1,009 runs in 323 balls; Sachin says well done

The 15-year-old’s innings featured 129 fours and 59 sixes during the match at the Union Cricket Academy ground in Kalyan and thanks to his superlative effort, his team declared on the mammoth score of 1465/3, which is again a world record for the highest ever team score in cricket.

READ: Dhanawade’s odd-number tribute to Kejriwal: Twitter reacts to 1,009 runs

The innings by Pranav Dhanawade was truly an amazing feat and people have already started to compare him with another batting legend who came into the spotlight from the Mumbai school cricket scene - Sachin Tendulkar.

So, do you think that he can be the next master blaster of Indian cricket? Let us know.

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