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Sam Northeast entered an elite gathering of cricketers to pass 400 runs in a solitary innings in the wake of hitting 410 not out for Glamorgan in an English County Championship match on Saturday.

He didn’t be able to challenge Brian Lara’s reality record individual score of 501 — set in 1994 while playing for Warwickshire, additionally in an English district match — on the grounds that Glamorgan decided to proclaim on 795-5 against Leicestershire.

Upper east, a 32-year-old right-given player, hit 45 fours and three sixes in his 450-ball thump. It is the most elevated individual score hundred years in tip top level cricket, outperforming Lara’s test-record 400 not out for West Indies against England in 2004, and the 10th most elevated ever.

Just eight players had beforehand made at least 400 in top notch cricket.

Like Lara, Australian player Bill Ponsford passed the 400 blemish on two events, while playing for the territory of Victoria during the 1920s.

Upper east’s thump was the fourth 400 or more score in the English region game, after Lara, Archie MacLaren (424) in 1895 and Graeme Hick (405) in 1988. AP