New Delhi: A school cricketer from India has performed a blistering bat. In Swami Ram Prasad Bismil Smriti Cricket Tournament of Ghaziabad, player Swastik Chikara played marathon innings of 585 runs. He faced only 167 balls for this. Swastik smashed 55 fours and 52 sixes in his innings.
Swastik played this brilliant inning while playing against ACE Cricket Academy on behalf of Mahi Cricket Academy. Batting first, Swastik shared a 527-run marathon partnership with Preet for the first wicket. With the help of Swastik's innings, his team scored a mountain like score of 704 runs in 38.2 overs. The entire team of ACE Cricket Academy, chasing such a big goal, was reduced to just 349 for 7 wickets in the prescribed 40 overs.
Due to Swastik's explosive batting, the Mahi Cricket Academy defeated the ACE Cricket Academy of Gorakhpur by a big margin of 355 runs at the Shaheed Ram Prasad Bismil Smriti Cricket Tournament. Swastik has also made headlines earlier due to his innings. His previous best score in school cricket was 356 runs. He has already scored 22 double centuries and 7 triple centuries.