Mohammed Shami and Rishabh Pant reduce a cake after India’s victory in Centurion Take a look at
India’s outstanding victory in the first Test against South Africa in Centurion was a results of full crew effort. KL Rahul’s century and Mohammed Shami’s five-wicket haul have been the stand-out performances however virtually each particular person had some position to play within the victory. Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane made helpful contributions with the bat, whereas Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur and Ravichandran Ashwin performed the supporting solid with the ball.
Rishabh Pant added very important runs within the second innings and was in wonderful kind with the gloves behind the stumps. Pant picked up a complete of 5 catches and reached an enormous private milestone as effectively. He surpassed MS Dhoni to develop into the quickest Indian wicketkeeper to document 100 Take a look at dismissals. He achieved this feat with the dismissal of Temba Bavuma in South Africa’s first innings. Whereas Pant has reached the milestone in his twenty sixth Take a look at, Dhoni had reached the identical feat in his thirty sixth Take a look at. South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock leads the general listing, having registered 100 dismissals in simply 22 Checks.
The 23-year-old can also be the sixth Indian behind Dhoni, Syed Kirmani, Kiran Extra, Nayan Mongia and Wriddhiman Saha to succeed in the three-figure mark. For the document, Dhoni has probably the most dismissals by an Indian wicketkeeper with 294.
The opposite India star who reached a private milestone within the match is Mohammed Shami, who grew to become the eleventh India bowler to finish 200 Take a look at wickets, together with his 5-wicket haul within the first innings.
To rejoice this feat, Rishabh and Shami reduce a cake after India’s victory and the photograph was shared on Twitter by BCCI.
200 Take a look at wickets ✅
100 dismissals as wicket-keeper ✅
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 30, 2021
Shami reached the feat in his fifty fifth Take a look at match, which makes him the third quickest Indian paceman to the landmark. Kapil Dev (50 Checks) and Javagal Srinath (54 Checks) are the one different Indian pacers to have reached the milestone in fewer Checks than Shami.
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