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Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane fulfills Temba Bavuma's wish after three years

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 12 October 2019, 19:06 IST
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Indian Skipper Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane fulfilled Temba Bavuma’s wish come true after three years.

The Indian skipper knocked a double ton on friday and created a 178 run stand with Ajinkya Rahane on day 2 of the second Test match against South Africa. Kohli played an unbeaten knock of 254 while Rahane scored 59 runs.

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In 2016, Kohli and Rahane gave a similar performance as the created a 365 runs stand against New Zealand. Commending their performance, South Africa’s Temba Bavuma had tweeted: "Kohli & Rahane, could watch these guys bat all day #masterclass #indvsnz."

During the match, the Indian skipper had knocked 211 runs and Rahane has scored 188 runs. The men in blue had recorded a huge 321 runs win over New Zealand.

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In the ongoing freedom series, team India declared their first innings on 601/5 and South Africa are currently batting at 144/7 after the 50th over.

First published: 12 October 2019, 19:06 IST
 
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