Pranav Dhanawade become the first cricketer to score 1000 runs in a singles while batting for Smt KC Gandhi School, Kalyan in the HT Bhandari Cup inter-school tournament organised by the Mumbai Cricket Association and his feat was noticed by Sachin Tendulkar himself.
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Little Master congratulated the Mumbai-lad for his achievement.
“Congrats #PranavDhanawade on being the first ever to score 1000 runs in an innings. Well done and work hard. You need to scale new peaks!” tweeted Tendulkar.
Parnav scored 1009* runs off 323 balls and at a strike-rate of 312.38 with 129 fours and 59 fours. He played for a total of 395 minutes.
India’s limited overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni also lavished praise on Dhanawade.
“It’s not easy to score so many runs. It’s something that is very rare,” Dhoni said.
Congrats #PranavDhanawade on being the first ever to score 1000 runs in an innings. Well done and work hard. You need to scale new peaks!
— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 5, 2016