Ravindra Jadeja Broke Kapil Dev’s Record in the Mohali Test
India declared the innings at 54 in the second day of the Mohali Test match. Rabindra Jadeja scored an unbeaten 195 runs for India in the innings. As a result of this century, Jadeja broke Kapil Dev’s record. Batting at No. 4 in Tests, Jadeja became the second Indian batsman to score the most runs in an innings. Prior to Jadeja, the record was held by Kapil Dev. Kapil Dev scored 143 in the Kanpur Test against Sri Lanka on the 16th.
Jadeja was unable to score a double century due to the announcement of the innings. But captain Rohit Sharma has made the decision in the interest of the team. Suranga Lakmal took 2 wickets for Sri Lanka. Rabindra Jadeja scored an unbeaten 175 runs in the innings. On the first day of the match, Rishabh Pant scored 350 runs to help India score 350 runs. Mayank Agarwal and Rohit came in to open the first innings. May’s 33 and Rohit’s 24 were dismissed.
Hanuma Bihari, on the other hand, batted well and scored 57 runs off 5 fours. Former captain Virat Kohli then returned to the pavilion with 75 runs. This was the 100th Test match of his career, when wicketkeeper-batsman Pant scored seven runs off six balls. Pant’s innings included six fours and four sixes, and Shreyas Ayyar was dismissed for 24 runs.