Ajinkya Rahane ends 13-month drought: something that happened after 24 years in the history of Indian Test cricket


π•π•šπ• π•‹π•§π•§π•šπ•Ÿπ•–π•– – Ajinkya RahaneΒ made a lot of effort on the field of Melbourne against Australia. As a result, on the field, he scored his 12th century against Australia, scoring a second century against Australia.

He scored in just 5 innings to score a second century on Melbourne ground. In the rest of the ground against Australia, Rahane’s attitude does not look like Melbourne.

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Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane, who hit 2 centuries in just 5 innings on Melbourne ground, has scored only and only 4 fifties in a total of 13 innings played against Australia on the remaining grounds.

And during that time his highest score is 81 runs. However, his second century on the Melbourne ground by Rahane is not special because of this.

And not because he came during his captaincy innings. Rather, this century is also special for him because, after 13 months in the Test, a century has been scored by any batsman.

The last century for the Indian cricket team was scored by Virat Kohli, the regular captain of the Indian team, against the Bangladesh cricket team in the year of November 2019.

Before Ajinkya Rahane’s century against Australia on 27 December. Since then, Ajinkya Rahane is the second batsman to score a century for the Indian cricket team.

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However, this is not the first time in the history of Test cricket with the Indian cricket team. When the Indian cricket team has seen such a long cap between 2 Test centuries.

This has happened with India before in the 90s. During that time, the gap between 18 months and a half years had to be decided between two centuries for the Indian cricket team.

After former Indian batsman Manoj Prabhakar hit a century in the Test match played against the West Indies cricket team in the month of December in 1994.

The next century for the Indian cricket team came off the bat of the great batsman Sachin Tendulkar in the long format of cricket. Was. Sachin Tendulkar ended this very long drought by playing 122 runs against England team in the month of June in the year 1996.