Pranav Dhanawade and other 500-plus scores in all forms of recorded cricket
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Pranav Dhanawade is trending nationwide and why not? The 15-year-old has become the first batsman to get into a four-digit mark as he scored 1009 not out in a school match at Kalyan, a distant suburb in Mumbai. In a match between KC Gandhi School and Arya Gurukul during the HT Bhandari Cup inter-school cricket tournament organised by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) at Kalyan, Dhanawade became the first batsman to cross the 700, 800, 900 and the 1000 barrier in cricket. Read more: Pranav Dhanawade becomes first to score 1,000-runs in an innings: Twitter reactions

Here are the 500-plus scores in all forms of recorded cricket:

  • Brian Lara (Warwickshire) 501* vs Durham at Birmingham, June 1994: Lara’s unbeaten 501 remains the highest First-Class score. Days after notching up the then highest Test score of 375, Lara set sights on the highest First-Class score. He went past Hanif Mohammad’s 499.
  • Chamanlal (Mohindra College, Patiala) 502* vs Government College, Rupar at Patiala, 1956-57
  • JC Sharp (Melbourne Grammar School) 506* vs Geelong College at Melbourne, March 1915

  • DR Havewalla (BB & CI Railways) 515 vs St Xavier’s at Mumbai, 1933-34

  • Prithvi Shaw (St Francis) 546 vs Rizvi at Mumbai, November 2013

  • Charles Eady (Break-o-day) 566 vs Wellington (Tasmania) at Hobart, April 1902

  • Arthur Collins (Clarke’s House) 628 vs North Town House at Clifton, June 1899

  • Pranav Dhanawade (KC Gandhi School) 1,009* vs Arya Gurukul at Kalyan, January 2016: First time a comma has been used in a batsman’s score. Dhanawade became the first batsman to score 700, 800, 900 and 1000.