Ajinkya Rahane: List of all 5 centuries in Tests
After a good show away from home, Rahane slammed his maiden Test ton on home soil at Feroz Shah Kotla against South Africa.
Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Indian middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane slammed his maiden ton on Indian soil against South Africa on Day 2 of the final Test at Feroz Shah Kotla on Friday.
Rahane's ton was the first century of the series.
Here is a list of all the centuries hit by Rahane:
118 vs New Zealand at Wellington: Rahane slammed his first ton under testing conditions for Indian batsmen on Kiwi soil. After skittling Kiwis out for 192 in their first innings, as a result of Rahane's brilliant ton, India posted 438 runs in their first innings.
103 vs England at Lord's: While the other Indian batsmen collapsed like a pack of cards against a world class English seam attack, Rahane battled from one end and slammed his second Test ton.
147 vs Australia at Melbourne: On his first tour to Australia, Rahane followed his two good knocks of 62 and 81 runs respectively with a formidable century at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Rahane was also involved in a stupendous 262-run stand with Virat Kohli (169) for the fourth wicket.
126 vs Sri Lanka at Colombo: Having proved his mettle away from home, Rahane his first ton in Sri Lanka. India won the match by 278 runs and Rahane played a crucial role in the comprehensive win.
127 vs South Africa at Delhi: Rahane was under pressure to hit a century on home soil. It was just a matter of time as he became the first batsman in the India-South Africa Test series to reach the three-figure mark. Rahane resurrected the Indian innings after they were reduced to 139/6 at one stage.