KL Rahul becomes 10th Indian to hit Test hundred at Lord's, 1st back Ajinkya Rahane in 2014
AEngland vs India, 2nd Test, Day 1: Opener KL Rahul concluded India's 7-year-old hundred aridity at the Lord's with an affected aeon on the aperture day of the additional Test adjoin England.
KL Rahul becomes 1st Indian to hit a Test hundred at Lord's afterwards Rahane. (Reuters Photo)
KL Rahul hit his 6th Test hundred during the 2nd Test vs England
Rahul is the 1st Indian to hit a Test hundred at Lord's afterwards Rahane
KL Rahul is the additional centurion of World Test Championship 2nd edition
Opener KL Rahul backed up his bold 84 in the aperture Test with a ablaze hundred to breach India's 7-year-old aeon aridity at Lord's on Thursday. Rahul became the aboriginal Indian afterwards Ajinkya Rahane and 10th all-embracing to acquire a abode on the Honours Boards at the home of cricket.
Rahul brought up his additional hundred adjoin England in Tests off 212 assurance as India accomplished 245 for 2 at the time of publishing this article. Rahul had hit 9 boundaries and 1 sixes by the time he accomplished amateur digits.
Rahul went toe to toe with England's full-blooded clip advance and came abroad with a beautiful hundred, allowance his ancillary booty ascendancy of the bout in the final affair of aperture day.
Notably, Rahul additionally became the additional batsman to hit a hundred in the 2021-23 aeon of the ICC World Test Championship. This is KL Rahul's 6th Test hundred and his additional adjoin England.
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Rahul battled his apperception to leave best of the deliveries on the 'fourth off-stump approach and didn't dabble abundant with those admission deliveries and knew area their off-stump was and covered the swing. Once Rohit larboard the scene, Rahul upped the ante and accomplished the aperture day with a aglow sixth Test hundred.
Put in to bat at the Lord's, the Indian aperture brace of KL Rahul (55 batting off 143 balls) and Rohit negated the clouded altitude on a acceptable batting apparent during the visiting team's first-century aperture angle back the bout of 2007.
After negotiating two deliveries that went away, Rohit was afraid by one that came in, abundant to the contentment of Anderson who overcame a bound cloister to accumulate his abode in the team. Anderson addled afresh in the 50th over as Cheteshwar Pujara fell for nine afterwards binding an outswinger to Jonny Bairstow at third blooper to leave the visitors at 150-2. But Rahul aloft the scoring amount afterwards Rohit's avenue and brought up his half-century.
England, who are afterwards seamer Stuart Broad due to a appropriate dogie tear, alleged up Haseeb Hameed, Moeen Ali and Wood with Zak Crawley and Dan Lawrence authoritative way.
The abandon drew the aboriginal bold of the five-match alternation afterwards the final day at Trent Bridge was done out.
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