KL Rahul was in prime kind as he registered his seventh Take a look at century on Day 1 of the continuing first Take a look at match between India and South Africa in Centurion, on Sunday. The swashbuckling batter hit a 4 within the fifth supply of the 78th over to succeed in his century. Receiving a turning tossed up supply by Keshav Maharaj, Rahul directed it between level and quick extra-cover to succeed in his hundred. The ICC lauded Rahul’s knock and referred to as it “merely sensational”. The ICC wrote, “Merely sensational from KL Rahul as he brings up his seventh Take a look at century What a knock from the opener!”
Merely sensational from KL Rahul as he brings up his seventh Take a look at centuryAdvertisement
What a knock from the opener!
— ICC (@ICC) December 26, 2021
In the meantime, Delhi Capitals (DC) additionally applauded his “magnificent” effort. “A Boxing Day century worthy of each little bit of applause it will get KL Rahul, you have been completely magnificent”, wrote the IPL franchise.
A Boxing Day century worthy of each little bit of applause it will get
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) December 26, 2021
Listed here are the opposite reactions:
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) December 26, 2021
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— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) December 26, 2021
— R P Singh (@rpsingh) December 26, 2021Advertisement
Good from Rahul. A century in South Africa is particular. One other step in direction of turning into the participant all of us knew he might be.
– Harsha Bhogle (bhogleharsha) December 26, 2021
India captain Virat Kohli initially received the toss and elected to bat. Openers KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal gave the guests a robust begin with the latter additionally smashing a half-century.
Mayank performed a knock of 60 runs off 123 balls earlier than getting dismissed by Lungi Ndidi. Regardless of Cheteshwar Pujara departing for a one-ball duck and Kohli shedding his wicket after a knock of 35 runs, Rahul shall be aiming to wrap up Day 1 on a robust notice with Ajinkya Rahane. Rahane can also be presently unbeaten and shall be hoping to seize a half-century.
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