Vijay Zol smashes 451 n. o.
Calcutta: Seventeen-year-old Vijay Zol recorded the fourth highest score in Indian cricket as he made an astonishing 451 not out for Maharashtra U-19 against Assam U-19, in Nasik, on the second day of the Plate Group A match of the Cooch Behar Trophy.
According to statistician Mohandas Menon, Zol faced 467 balls, stayed at the crease for 657 minutes, and hit 53 fours and two sixes. His team declared at 763/4 in 157 overs.
The top-five scores in Indian cricket:
515 — DR Havewalla, BB & CI Rlys vs St Xavier’s (Mumbai), 1933-34
502* — Chamlal Malhotra, Mahendra College, Patiala vs Govt College, Rupar (Patiala), 1956-57
498 — Arman Jaffer Rizvi, Springfield vs IES Raja Shivaji School (Mumbai), 2010-11
451* — Vijay Zol, Maharashtra U-19 vs Assam U-19 (Nasik), 2011-12
443* — BB Nimbalkar, Maharashtra vs Kathiawar (Poona), 1948-49
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