new Delhi: Team India India vs South Africa The end of the first day of the third match of the series in Ranchi strengthened the strong position on the second day. The first session of the day was also named after the batting of Team India. In this session Ajinkya Rahane completed his 11th career century and Rohit Sharma also reached his 200. Rahane could not prolong his innings and was dismissed. By lunch, the score of Team India was 357 for 4 wickets. While supporting Rohit, Jadeja had scored 15 runs.
Rahane was out for a personal score of 115 off George Linde. At that time, Team India's score was 306. He was caught by Henry Classen behind the wicket. Rahane along with Rohit shared a record of 267 runs for the fourth wicket, which is the biggest partnership for this wicket against South Africa. This was the first Test wicket of Jordan Linde's career.
On the first day, Rohit hit a brilliant century and on the first day of the second day Ajinkya also completed his century. From the beginning of the day, where Rahane was seen scoring runs easily, Rohit also appeared in his own color. First both of their partnership crossed 200 and after that Rahane completed the 11th century of his career. Shortly after this, Rohit completed 150 runs of his career.
After Rahane's dismissal, Rohit also surpassed the best score of his career. He crossed the previous score of his career 177 runs in this season which crossed 177 runs which he had made against the West Indies. It is noteworthy that Rohit opened for Team India for the first time in his career in a Test match in this series and in this first opening innings, Rohit had given 176 runs. After this, a century was also scored in the second innings of the same match. This was Rohit's third century in the series.
On the very first day, Rahane and Rohit handled Team India's innings well and finished the first day's score of 224 for 3 wickets, while at one time the score of Team India was 39 runs for 3 wickets. In this innings for Team India, Manayak Aggarwal scored 11 runs, captain Virat Kohli scored 12 runs while Cheteshwar Pujara was dismissed without opening any account. Kagiso Rabada has taken two wickets for South Africa and Enrich Nortje has taken one wicket.