हिन्दी (Hindi)
English

Top 3 knocks of Ajinkya Rahane in Test career

By Bet Barter

June 7, 2021

Ajinkya Rahane is one of India’s most crucial batsmen in the Test format. The 33-year-old made his Test debut against Australia back in March 2013. In 73 Tests in his career, Rahane has racked up an impressive 4583 runs for India. He also boasts a terrific batting average of 41.28 in the Test format. That said, here are 3 of Ajinkya Rahane’s best knocks in the Test format:

3. 147 vs Australia (2014)

Rahane batted brilliantly against Australia in a Test match back in 2014. In just 171 balls, Rahane smashed a total of 147 runs for India in the 1st innings of the Test match. His superb knock of 147 featured a total of 21 boundaries. Rahane’s knock of 147 guided India to a competitive total of 465 in the 1st innings of the Test match. The Men in Blue needed to chase a target of 384 to win the Test match. In the end, the Test match between Australia and India resulted in a draw.

2. 103 vs England (2014)

Rahane ran riot against England in a Test match back in 2014. In just 154 balls, Rahane amassed a total of 103 for India in the 1st innings of the Test match. His terrific knock of 103 featured a total of 15 boundaries and 1 six. England needed to chase a total of 319 to win the Test match. However, India bowled out England for just 223. In the end, India went on to win the Test match by 95 runs.

1. 112 vs Australia (2020)

Rahane looked in fine form with the bat in a Test match against Australia last year. In 223 balls, Rahane smashed a total of 112 runs for India in the 1st innings of the Test match. Rahane’s terrific knock of 112 featured a total of 12 boundaries. India needed to chase a target of 70 to win the Test match. In the end, India went on to win the Test match by a comprehensive margin of 8 wickets.

READ MORE Cricket articles here!