New Delhi: A 14-year-old boy, Tanishq Gavate, smashed an unbeaten 1,045 not out in a local cricket tournament in Navi Mumbai, reports PTI. Gavate’s coach has claimed that at the semi-final of the tournament at the Yashwantrao Chavan English Medium School ground in Koparkhairne, the boy achieved the milestone.Also Read - IPL 2021 Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians Match Preview Video: Probable Playing 11s, Dubai Weather, Pitch Report
Gavate’s knock lasted two days on a ground which has a leg-side boundary of 60-65 yards, while the offside boundary was 50 yards, the coach claimed. His mammoth innings was laced with 149 boundaries and 67 sixes, said Gavate’s coach. Also Read - Viral Video: Cadbury Recreates Its Iconic Dairy Milk Ad by Swapping Genders, Celebrates Women Cricketers | Watch
The coach claimed Gavate played the knock for the Yashwantrao Chavan team, which has been formed by the organisers, against the Yashwantrao Chavan English Medium School. The organisers are the coach himself and the Yashwantrao Chavan English Medium School, he claimed. Also Read - ICC Confirms Cricket's Olympic Ambition, To Bid For Los Angeles 2028
However, a senior Mumbai Cricket Association official told PTI that the tournament, titled Navi Mumbai Shield U14, has not been recognised by the MCA.
The coach, however, claimed leather ball was used in the tournament and bowlers bowled overarm.
(With PTI inputs)