Video glimpses of Pranav Dhanawade’s record 1009 not out

Till two days back the cricket fraternity was alien to the name Pranav Dhanawade and the United Sports Ground in the suburbs of Kalyan. 15-year-old Pranav’s record 1009 not out has now brought Kalyan to the world cricket map as he went on to the first ever batsman to reach a four-figure mark in a recorded cricket match. Read more: Pranav Dhanawade and other 500-plus scores in all forms of recorded cricket

Pranav became the first batsman to score 700, 800, 900 and then 1000. Playing for KC Gandhi School against Arya Gurukul in the inter-school Bhandari Cup, Pranav ended up with an unbeaten 1009 from just 327-balls. His innings included 129 boundaries and 59 sixes, as his school went on to win by an innings and 1,382 runs. Read: Sachin Tendulkar, Harbhajan Singh congratulate Pranav Dhanawade on his record 1,000 runs

Cricketing luminaries from Sachin Tendulkar to MS Dhoni hailed the young man’s feat. Here’s a glimpse of his mastery from a news footage of TV9.