Less than a week ago, a young man became the first earthling to cross the four-digit mark in an inning, making Pranav Dhanawade a household name. Accolades from the who’s who of the cricketing world followed. Comparisons, albeit prematurely, with the greatest followed soon after in the social world.

After the fairy-tale-turning-into-a-reality story had calmed down, few articles [First Post, SACricketMag, SportsKeeda] surfaced online, the ones that put things into perspective and looked at the other side of the Pranav special. While their points were pertinent, it was a bit unfair on them to criticize Pranav.


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