Wasim Jaffer's nephew becomes Mumbai's school cricket hero

Arman is touted as the next big batting star that teenage cricket has to offer in India.

updated: February 15, 2013 11:30 IST
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Arman Jaffer, nephew of Mumbai's long time domestic cricket run-machine Wasim Jaffer, hogged all the limelight on Thursday after his 473 broke the record for the highest score in Harris Shield tournament.

Representing the Rizvi Springfield school against IES VN Sule Guruji school in the final, 14-year-old batted for a total of 359 balls, hit 65 fours and 16 sixes in his marathon knock which lasted 437 minutes at the Matunga Gymkhana ground.

The skinny boy continued from his overnight unbeaten score of 121 after Day 2 and en route his 473, emulated his uncle Wasim's 400 unbeaten for Anjuman-e-Islam against Marvadi Vidyalaya in the same tournament in 1992-93.

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