KL Rahul hit 8th Test hundred in match against South Africa

KL Rahul hit 8th Test hundred

KL Rahul hit 8th Test hundred in match against South Africa

Indian Cricketer KL Rahul hit his 8th Test hundred to save India on the second day of the ongoing Boxing Test Day against South Africa. This match took place in Centurion, South Africa.

Rahul continued his historic relationship with the Boxing Day Test against South Africa by making an incredible century. Rahul’s eighth century in Test cricket has dragged the Indian Cricket Team back from the edge. It is also his second Test century in South Africa.

It was an innings filled with incredible calmness and determination as KL Rahul hit his 8th Test hundred during the match. The second three-figure score in Tests at the Centurion made him the first overseas cricketer to do so.

On the first and second days of the Test, Rahul hammered his century in 133 balls. It helped the Indian team to reach the target of 245 runs in the first innings of the first test match.

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However, this is Rahul’s first Test match as both wicketkeeper and batter. Rahul entered the playground with India at 92/4 following a significant wicket loss of Shreyas Iyer having a 68-run stand.

Afterward, Virat Kohli soon left at the arrival of Rahul. He remained the only designated batter in the lineup. Rahul put his faith in the game and formed crucial partnerships with tailenders on a track to play a successful inning.

Rahul scored 43 runs in a partnership with Shardul Thakur until the loss of the seventh wicket by Rabada. Despite wickets loss, Rahul continued to score 70 runs off 105 balls. It led India to cross the 200-run barrier.

The Indian batsman might not have reached even 150 scores in the first innings without the brilliantly-played innings of Rahul. KL Rahul made his first international debut against Australia in 2014 in a Boxing Test Match in Melbourne.

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