Dhanawade Gets MCA Scholarship

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Pranav Dhanawade to be given a monthly scholarship for five years from the Mumbai Cricket Association .

Mumbai : Pranav Dhanawade has secured a monthly scholarship for five years from the Mumbai Cricket Association a day after becoming the first batsman in the world to notch-up a four-figure innings yesterday.
“Hon’ble President Shri Sharad Pawar, on behalf of the Mumbai Cricket Association, has announced a scholarship of Rs 10,000 per month to Mr Pranav Dhanawade for scoring a World Record 1009 runs in a single innings,” said MCA in a media release today.
“The said scholarship will be paid for a period of 5 years commencing from January 2016 to December 2021. The Association will monitor the cricketing and educational activities of Pranav Dhanawade for the said period,” the release added.
The 15-year-old boy from the KC Gandhi Higher Secondary school in Kalyan batted for 395 minutes in the two-day game against Arya Gurukul in the Mumbai Cricket Association conducted Bhandari Cup inter school cricket tournament to remain unbeaten off 323 balls in which he struck a staggering 59 sixes and 129 fours.
The epic knock ended when his school declared at 1465 for 3, which is also a world record. His school went past Victoria’s 1107 against New South Wales made way back in 1926.
Pranav now holds the record for the highest individual score in any form of cricket, bettering AEJ Collins’ 628 not out for Clark’s House against North Town in 1899 in the UK.
Dhanawade was unbeaten at 652 at stumps on day one of the two-day game.

 

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