5 unbelievable Indian school cricket records
Some incredible feats have been achieved in India's school cricket over the past few years. Whether individual or team-based, records are being broken and new ones created at an unimaginably rapid rate.A few of these achievements have even gone on to surpass records that were created several decades ago and are the best in any form of cricket. Most of the players who have broken these barriers were barely in their teens when they did it.Here are some of the most unbelievable records from Indian school cricket:
#5 Shishir Tiwari & Sufian Shaikh set a 5th wicket partnership record
The Harris Shield inter-school tournament played in Mumbai has witnessed plenty of cricketing records being made and eclipsed. One such record was created by teenagers Shishir Tiwari and Sufian Shaikh when they registered the highest 5th wicket partnership across all forms of cricket.
The pair added a staggering 531 runs together with Tiwari scoring 318 and his partner Shaikh remaining unbeaten on 202. Their team, Anjuman-i-Islam Fort English School, rode on their terrific partnership to post a total of 1,121 on the board, which included 132 penalty runs due to slow over rate for the opponents Baptist School.
Anjuman-i-Islam blew away the opposition for 46 and 145 and inflicted an imposing defeat on them by an innings and 980 runs.