Arman Jaffer creates history in Mumbai school cricket

Updated: 22 December 2010 13:40 IST

The 13-year-old kid scored a mammoth 498 in a Giles Shield cricket match, the highest score in Mumbai school cricket ever.

Mumbai:

Mumbai's Arman Jaffer was just another 13-year-old school kid till a couple of days back, but he is grabbing headlines all over the country today, after he scored a mammoth 498 in a Giles Shield cricket match in Mumbai, the highest score in Mumbai school cricket ever. (Watch)

However, this Boy Wonder rued missing 500 by just 2 runs. "I feel bad that I could not get 2 runs and complete 500 runs, but 498 is also a good score and I am happy that I managed to score that," Arman said.

He also said that master blaster Sachin Tendulkar was his idol and he admired his determination. "I admire the way he is determined to give his best and his focus while batting," he added.

Incidentally Arman is Indian cricketer Wasim Jaffer's nephew.




Topics : Cricket
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