Mumbai: Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday congratulated Mumbai school cricketer Pranav Dhanawade for becoming the first batsman in the history of the game to score 1000 runs in an innings.
The Litttle Master took to social micro-blogging site Twitter to congratulate the 15-year-old.
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
Batting for Smt KC Gandhi School, Kalyan, Dhanawade resumed the day from his overnight score of 652 runs and crossed the 1000-run mark after Lunch.
His school declared the innings at 1465/3 with Pranav unbeaten at 1009 which he scored of 323 balls and at a strike-rate of 312.38. He played for a total of 395 minutes.
Dhanawade, son of an auto-rickshaw driver, achieved this feat against Arya Gurukul School in the HT Bhandari Cup inter-school tournament organised by the Mumbai Cricket Association.