Daily Excelsior – BENGALURU : Shikhar Dhawan today became the first Indian player to score a century in Test cricket before lunch, joining an esteemed list of former cricketers, including the legendary Don Bradman.

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  • BENGALURU : Shikhar Dhawan today became the first Indian player to score a century in Test cricket before lunch, joining an esteemed list of former cricketers, including the legendary Don Bradman.
  • The explosive Indian opener hammered 19 fours and 3 sixes as he reached his century in 91 balls on the opening day of the historic India-Afghanistan test match at Chinnaswamy stadium here.
  • He became the sixth player in the world to score a century before lunch.
  • Last year, Australia’s dashing opener David Warner scored 100 not out before lunch against Pakistan.
  • It was Dhawan’s 7th Test century in 30 matches.


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