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Who Is Prakhar Chaturvedi Who Broke Yuvraj Singh’s Record?: Prakhar Chaturvedi, remember this name. You may have heard it for the first time, but now you will hear it again and again because even the veterans are surprised to hear the feat of the 18-year-old youth.

Let us tell you the name of Prakhar suddenly. Why is it in so many headlines?

Scored 404 Unbeaten Runs In The Under-19 Tournament

Prakhar Chaturvedi has made a big achievement by crossing the four hundred runs mark in the final of India’s prestigious domestic Under-19 tournament.

Based on this explosive innings of Prakhar Chaturvedi, his team Karnataka defeated Mumbai in the final. Prakhar became the first batsman in history to achieve this feat.

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Who Is Prakhar Chaturvedi Who Broke Yuvraj Singh’s Record?

Prakhar faced 638 balls to score a record 404 runs. On Monday, Chaturvedi became the first quadruple centurion in the Cooch Behar Trophy final as his innings gave Karnataka its first title in the U19 tournament.

During his unbeaten innings, Chaturvedi also broke former India batsman Yuvraj Singh’s 24-year-old record of 358 runs, which was the previous highest score in the Cooch Behar title match.

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Based on Chaturvedi’s innings, Karnataka scored 890 runs for eight wickets in 223 overs in reply to Mumbai’s 380 runs in the final in Shivamogga.

Talking to PTI, Chaturvedi said, ‘It is a very good feeling. I am happy that this innings came in the final and helped Karnataka get its first title (Cooch Behar).

Feeling a little tired, but yes, nothing can compare to the joy of a team winning the title and you are contributing to it.

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What Do Prakhar’s Parents Do?

Chaturvedi comes from a family that has given priority to education as his father Sanjay Kumar Chaturvedi owns a software firm in Electronics City.

While his mother Roopa is a technical advisor at DRDO. But that hasn’t stopped him from allowing his son to pursue his heart’s desire.

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Prakhar Started Playing Cricket At The Age Of Eight

Prakhar said ‘Ever since I started playing cricket at the age of eight, he has been supporting me a lot. He also availed the services of a personal throwdown specialist from me during the (COVID-19) lockdown. Luckily, I have been able to take both cricket and studies together.’

Chaturvedi gives a lot of credit to his coach Karthik Jashwant for his growth as a cricketer. Jeshwant trains Chaturvedi at the Sixes Cricket Academy at the Padukone-Dravid Center of Excellence here.

Chaturvedi said, ‘Jeshwant sir is very technically knowledgeable. He immediately recognizes even the smallest technical error in my batting. It is a privilege to be able to work with a coach like him.

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