SA vs IND: Wasim Jaffer reacted after KL Rahul scored his seventh Check ton within the first Check© Twitter
KL Rahul powered India to a powerful begin on Day 1 of the continuing 1st Check of the three-match sequence towards South Africa on the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Sunday. Having regained his type in the course of the Check tour of England earlier this yr, Rahul began from the place he left, smashing an unbeaten ton on Boxing Day. His knock of 122 took India to 272 for 3 at Stumps on Day 1. He additionally turned solely the second Indian opener to attain a Check ton in South Africa, after Wasim Jaffer had scored 116 in Cape City in the course of the 2006/07 tour.
Jaffer, who is thought for his hilarious social media posts, took to Koo and welcomed Rahul to the “unique membership of Indian openers with a Check hundred in South Africa”.
He shared a hilarious meme from a well-known Bollywood film, captioning the publish: “Welcome to the unique membership of Indian openers with a Check hundred in South Africa KL. Very properly performed.”
After India elected to bat in Centurion, Rahul and Mayank Agarwal gave the guests a flying begin, including 117 runs for the primary wicket.
Agarwal (60) and Cheteshwar Pujara’s dismissal off consecutive deliveries had put the strain again on the hosts however Rahul and skipper Virat Kohli steadied the ship with a 82-run stand for the third wicket.
Lungi Ngidi struck for the third time on the day to dismiss Kohli on 35, earlier than Rahul and Ajinkya Rahane took India’s whole throughout the 270-run mark at Stumps.
Sadly, the play was referred to as off on Day 2 as a consequence of persistent rain and moist outfield.
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