KL Rahul Century In Centurion: The first Test match of the two-match Test series between India and South Africa is being played at the SuperSport Park in Centurion. Team India is batting first in this match. Team India’s batting was very poor on the first day of the game, but wicketkeeper batsman KL Rahul took charge of the team’s innings. On the second day of the game, Team India started playing with a score of 208 runs at the loss of 8 wickets. Rahul continued his good form on the second day and completed his century.
KL Rahul scored a century in Centurion
When KL Rahul came on the field, Team India had lost 4 wickets for 92 runs. After this, he increased the team score by making small partnerships with lower order batsmen and scored a brilliant century. KL Rahul completed his century in 133 balls. During this, he hit 14 fours and 4 sixes. However, he could not take his innings much further after his century and was out after scoring 101 runs.
Joined Sachin’s special club
KL Rahul has reached the first position in the list of outside batsmen scoring the most runs at Centurion’s SuperSport Park. Earlier in this list, the name of Team India’s star batsman Virat Kohli was at the first place. He had scored a total of 249 runs in Test cricket on this ground. At the same time, KL Rahul now has 261 runs in Centurion.
Biggest Test innings as an Indian wicketkeeper in South Africa
- 101 runs – KL Rahul, 2023*
- 100* runs – Rishabh Pant, 2022
- 90 runs – MS Dhoni, 2010
- 63 runs – Deep Dasgupta, 2001
- 63 runs – Dinesh Karthik, 2007
Team India all out at 245
Team India came to bat first after losing the toss in this match. The team was all out after scoring 245 runs in the first innings. Apart from KL Rahul, Virat Kohli scored 38 runs and Shreyas Iyer scored 31 runs. Shardul Thakur also contributed 24 runs. At the same time, Kagiso Rabada took maximum 5 wickets for South Africa. Nandre Berger took 3 wickets and Marco Jensen-Gerald Coetzee took 1 wicket each.
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