[IN PICTURES] Cricketer Eric Dusingizimana's historic batting record

Eric Dusingizimana, the National Cricket team Captain on Friday entered the Guinness World Records after batting for 51 hours in the net at Amahoro indoor stadium in Kigali. The 29-year-old, who batted for 2 days and 3 hours non-stop surpassed the previous record set by India’s Virag Male, who batted for 50 hours.
A victorious Eric Dusingizimana speaks to media after setting a new world record for the longest batting in the net. (Teddy Kamanzi)
A victorious Eric Dusingizimana speaks to media after setting a new world record for the longest batting in the net. (Teddy Kamanzi)

Eric Dusingizimana, the National Cricket team Captain on Friday entered the Guinness World Records after batting for 51 hours in the net at Amahoro indoor stadium in Kigali. The 29-year-old, who batted for 2 days and 3 hours non-stop surpassed the previous record set by India’s Virag Male, who batted for 50 hours.

Sunday Times captured the historic event.

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Eric's wife, who is pregnant, was also one of the bowlers. (Teddy Kamanzi)
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So many people turned up to cheer Eric as he set to make history. (Teddy Kamanzi)
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Eric batting. (Teddy Kamanzi)
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Minister for Sports Julienne Uwacu. (Teddy Kamanzi)
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Eric having a meal during a break. He was allowed 5-minute break every hour. (Teddy Kamanzi)

 

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