India Today – Shikhar Dhawan became only the sixth batsman and the first Indian to score a century before lunch on the first day of a Test match but the left-handed opening batsman had no inkling of this rare feat.

Summary

  • Shikhar Dhawan became only the sixth batsman and the first Indian to score a century before lunch on the first day of a Test match but the left-handed opening batsman had no inkling of this rare feat.
  • Dhawan blazed to a hundred off 87 balls as India opted to bat against Afghanistan in their debut Test in Bengaluru.
  • “It was disappointing to get out the way I did, but I had been scoring my runs playing the same way, so it’s better to get out plating a shot rather than defending,” Dhawan said after the end of day’s play.
  • Shikhar Dhawan + Virender Sehwag = Don BradmanBy the end of the first day, India had reachd 347/6.
  • DAY 1 HIGHLIGHTSVijay said Afghanistan showed they enjoyed their first day in Test cricket even though they came under some serious attack from Dhawan.


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