Shikhar Dhawan becomes the first Indian to make this record

Updated on: Jun 14, 2018 12:31 pm IST

  • India won the toss and opted to bat first at MA Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru against Afghanistan in their maiden Test.

    Shikhar Dhawan hit his seventh Test century against Afghanistan and became the first Indian to score a century before lunch.

    Dhawan brought his ton in 87 balls to become the sixth player in the history of cricket to achieve this feat.

    David Warner was the last to make this record who registered a century against Pakistan in 2016-17.

    VT Trumper was the first player to do so against England in 1902.

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    India are 158 for no loss and India has dominated the first session . Rashid Khan who was being seen as the biggest for the Indian batsmen has conceded 51 runs off 7 overs.

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    India would want to continue their impressive form in the second session as they have all their wickets in hands.

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