Sify – [India], June 14 (ANI): Indian openers Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan struck blistering centuries as India reached 347-6 at stumps on the rain-curtailed opening day of the one-off historic Test match against Afghanistan here at the M.

Summary

  • [India], June 14 (ANI): Indian openers Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan struck blistering centuries as India reached 347-6 at stumps on the rain-curtailed opening day of the one-off historic Test match against Afghanistan here at the M.
  • Electing to bat first, the hosts made a perfect start to their innings as openers Vijay and Dhawan shared a huge 168-run stand for the first wicket.
  • While Vijay smashed 105 runs off 153 balls including 15 boundaries and one six, Dhawan hit 107-run knock off 96 balls–comprising of 19 boundaries and three sixes.
  • Following Vijay’s dismissal, Dhawan then shared a 112-run partnership with first drop KL Rahul (54) to 280-2.
  • Cheteshwar Pujara also contributed with 35 runs before Afghanistan bowlers fight back to reduce India to 347-6 at the end of the day’s play.


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