Cricket is called a gentleman’s game. However, now, there are very few players who appear on the field with this feeling. One of them is Ajinkya Rahane, vice-captain of the Indian Test team. There are many stories and incidents related to sportsmanship on the field. Today he showed one more such.
Ajinkya Rahane once again showed sportsmanship on the field
Indian Test team vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is known for his calm nature on the ground. After successive failures on Indian grounds, he now proved himself by scoring a century against South Africa in the third Test match in Ranchi.
Ajinkya Rahane was batting on 115, at that time, G Linde dismissed him. He nicked the ball to wicketkeeper Henrich Klassen By the time the South African players appealed, Rahane had started to walk towards the pavilion before being given out by the umpire.
Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane had an unbeaten partnership of 185 runs on the first day. By the end of the first day’s play, the Indian team had scored 224 runs at the loss of 3 wickets. Then Rohit Sharma was unbeaten at 117 runs. At the same time, Ajinkya Rahane was unbeaten on the score of 83 runs.
Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma powered India to a big score
Today Ajinkya Rahane completed his century. At the same time, Rohit Sharma completed a double century. Both the batsmen made a great partnership of 267 runs, and this partnership helped India to post a huge score.
The lower-order batsmen of the Indian Team also contributed well. Ravindra Jadeja scored 51 runs. Wriddhiman Saha also contributed 24 runs. In the end, Umesh Yadav played an explosive inning of 31 off ten balls. He hit five sixes in his 31-run innings.
Based on the excellent performance of the batsmen, India has declared their first innings after scoring 497 runs for the loss of 9 wickets.
For India, Rohit Sharma made the highest score by scoring 212 off 255 balls. He hit 28 fours and 6 sixes during his brilliant innings. For the team, Rahane has scored a century (115 runs off 192 balls.). J Linde has taken 4 wickets for South Africa. At the same time Kagiso Rabada has got 3 wickets.
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