Bengal batsman cracks 413 in local league game

Kolkata: Celebrating the Christmas spirit in style, Bengal batsman Pankaj Shaw cracked an unbeaten 413 in a local cricket league game here on Sunday.

Shaw, who made his Ranji Trophy debut for Bengal last season, played the massive innings turning out for Barisha Sporting against Dakshin Kalikata Sansad (DKS) in the three-day first division league tournament conducted by the Cricket Association of Bengal.

The 28-year-old middle-order batsman plundered 44 boundaries and 23 sixes during his blistering knock.