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KL Rahul’s ton puts India in commanding position

KL Rahul’s ton puts India in commanding position- The West Indies VS India 2nd Test which was started on 3rd July 2016 at Sabina Park, Kingdom at Jamaica went well for the Team India. The Toss of the Test 2nd was won by West Indies while the West Indies team Gathered to make 196 runs in 52.3 overs which was taken over by India making 304 More runs and Leading the 2nd Test. The major Contributors of the Test is Lokesh Rahul who made 158 runs in 303 balls. While west Indies did well enough to take the score in control but they aren’t they took wickets of Virat Kholi too. While KL Rahul did an excellent hit in the final session of the day which Lead India were in Commanding position at the end of 2nd day.

If we look at highlights of the 2nd test then there were no Indian except Rahul who made debut in West Indies Innings they previous record was of 96 runs by Ajay Jadeja in year 1997 and he had also become 5th Indian to score hundreds in the maiden innings.

Hundreds for Indian players in their maiden innings in West Indies:

Player Score Venue Start Date Result
KL Rahul 158 Kingston 30-Jul-16 In progress
Polly Umrigar 130 Port of Spain 21-Jan-53 Draw
Brijesh Patel 115* Port of Spain 24-Mar-76 Draw
R Ashwin 113 North Sound 21-Jul-16 Won
S Manjrekar 108 Bridgetown 7-Apr-89 Lost

While making a score of 158 runs Rahul had made and break certain records to. He become the 2nd Indian batsman after Mohammad Azharuddin who converted his 50’s to 100’s. 8th Indian who scored 3 hundreds away from his home and many more.

Updated: August 2, 2016 — 12:58 pm

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