KL Rahul became the second Indian wicketkeeper batter– after Rishabh Pant — to score a hundred in South Africa during India’s first Test at Centurion on Wednesday.
Rahul got to his century with a six over mid wicket against South African pacer Gerald Coetzee.
A magnificent CENTURY for @klrahul 👏👏
He's stood rock solid for #TeamIndia as he brings up his 8th Test 💯
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 27, 2023
As Rahul reached his hundred, the entire Indian dressing room rose in applause, highlighting the immense value they place on his remarkable batting prowess and this outstanding effort.
In what might be considered his finest international batting display, he scored an impressive 101 out of India’s total of 245, comprising 14 fours and four sixes, all on a pitch heavily favoring the fast bowlers.
Rahul showcased remarkable composure as he crafted a brilliant hundred, bringing a glimmer of hope to the Indian team amidst the growing tension at SuperSport Park.