South African batsman Shane Dadswell hits record 490 in one-day game on his 20th birthday

Shane Dadswell, in his 151-ball knock, hit 57 sixes and 27 fours, and helped his club NWU Pukke post 677/3 against Potch Dorp 1st. In reply, Potch Dorp 1st managed just 290/9.

South African batsman Shane Dadswell hits record 490 in one-day game on his 20th birthday
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New Delhi: In a sensational record-breaking feat, a South African batsman on Saturday (November 18) scored 490 runs in a 50-over match on his 20th birthday.

Shane Dadswell, in his 151-ball knock, hit 57 sixes and 27 fours, and helped his club NWU Pukke post 677/3 against Potch Dorp 1st. In reply, Potch Dorp 1st managed just 290/9.

According to reports, his teammate Ruan Haasbroek also contributed an unbeaten 104 off 54 balls, with the help of 6 sixes and 12 fours.

Celebrated cricket statistician Mohandas Menon took the Twitter to confirm the feat.

En route to that mammoth total, Pukke batsmen added huge stands during the innings — 194, 204 and 220 for the first three wickets respectively.

While defending the total, Dadswell produced bowling figures of 2/32 to celebrate his 20th birthday in style.

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