Hindu Mommy

November 19, 2006

Can cricket be far behind?

Filed under: India,Kids — hindumommy @ 8:22 pm

Through my blog, I’ve been trying to highlight child prodigies like Aditya Pathak – a tabla maestro at less than 3 years, Kathiresh – a four year old who can drive a car in India and also world records set recently by many Indians (here  and here)

Cricket is India’s favorite national pastime, so it was but natural that Indian kids scored their way into the record books.

A pair of 12 year old Indian schoolboys Shahbaz Tumbi and B Manoj Kumar from Secunderabad scored 721 runs for the opening wicket in a limited-overs match.

Statisticians say that three records were broken during their run-blitz: highest total, highest stand and highest margin of victory – in any form of limited-overs cricket at any level.

Interestingly not a single six was hit during the trail blazing innings.

Read more at BBC

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