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India teen Pranav Dhanawade's record-breaking innings in pictures

A 15-year-old in India has smashed the world record for a single innings in school cricket, hammering his way to 1,009 runs.

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Image caption Pranav Dhanawade was at the crease for almost seven hours
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Image caption By the time he was done, he had smashed 59 sixes and 127 fours
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Image caption The previous record holder was Arthur Collins, who scored 628 runs in a game in 1899
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Image caption Two of Pranav's teammates scored centuries as his KC Gandhi School team declared on 1,465
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Image caption Pranav told Indian media he just "played my natural game"
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Image caption Pranav celebrates. His opponents - the Arya Gurukul School - could only score 31 runs before being dismissed
Image caption The scorecard revealed what an expensive day it had been for the bowlers

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