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IND v SA: KL Rahul creates history by marking a century on South African soil

IND v SA: KL Rahul creates history by marking a century on South African soil

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IND v SA: KL Rahul creates history by marking a century on South African soil

Indian starter KL Rahul scored the seventh century of his career in the Test in spectacular fashion on the first day of the first Test to be played at Centurion. Rahul completed his century in 218 balls with the help of 14 fours and 1 six. In this way, the first century was marked against South Africa with the bat of the Indian vice captain. Rahul is the 10th Indian hitter to score a century on South African soil.

KL Rahul is only the second Indian starter to score a Test Century in South Africa. Previously, Wasim Jaffer had done the feat of marking a century here.

Indian opener that marked a century in South Africa

  • Wasim Jaffer, Cape Town, 2007
  • KL Rahul, Centurion, 2021

It is worth noting that KL Rahul has played tryouts in 6 countries outside of India and scored centuries of tryouts in all, including England (2), Australia (1), Sri Lanka (1), West Indies (1), South Africa. (one ). A century has come in India from Rahul’s bat. Not only this, Rahul is the only Indian starter to score a test century in Australia, England and South Africa.

Interestingly, on this day 7 years ago, December 26, 2014, Rahul made his testing debut against Australia in Melbourne. In this way, 7 years after his debut, Rahul has managed to score his 7th century in Tests.

Indians will score centuries of testing in Australia, England and South Africa

  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Mohammad azharuddin
  • Rahul dravid
  • Virender Sehwag
  • Cheteshwar Pujara
  • virat Kohli
  • KL Rahul

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