This scoreboard stands true to the term ‘bizarre’. The whole world has been going gaga for Pranav Dhanawade, who not only broke a century-old cricketing record by becoming the highest run-getter in any form of cricket but also became the first person to get to the four figure-mark, a thousand runs in an innings!

In the school tournament Bhandari Cup, Arya Gurukul won the toss and batted first. All they managed was 31 from 17 overs. Chinmay Patil picked a fifer for KC Gandhi. Now came out the openers from KC Gandhi. Pranav and Aakash Singh shared an opening stand of 546 and that did not end there. After Aakash fell for 173 from just 92-balls, Pranav shared another 531-run stand with Siddhesh Patil, who departed for 137 and again played 92-balls. Read more: Tendulkar, Harbhajan congratulate Pranav Dhanawade on his record 1,000 runs

KC Gandhi finally showed some mercy and declared their innings at 1,465 for 3 with Pranav unbeaten on 1,009. Yes, for the first time a comma made an appearance in a batsman’s score. KC Gandhi went past Victoria’s 1107 against New South Wales made way back in 1926. The previous highest score was Arthur Collins’ 628, made way back in 1899. Pranav became the first batsman to post 700 and of course 800, 900 and 1,000. Read more: Pranav Dhanawade and other 500-plus scores in all forms of recorded cricket

Worse, Arya Gurukul were bowled out for 52, which handed KC Gandhi a record win by an innings and 1,382 runs. Opening bowler Aayush Kamath picked figures of 8 for 15. Arya Gurukul fell short of Pranav’s score by 926 runs.The school fell short of Pranav’s score by 926 runs.

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