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BCCI congratulates Dhawan on scoring century before lunch on Day 1

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

The Board of Control for in India (BCCI) on Thursday congratulated for becoming the first Indian to score a century before lunch on Day 1 of a Test.

blazed his way to an unbeaten 104 off 91 balls with 19 fours and three sixes in the historic one-off Test against here.

The previous record for the highest score by an Indian batsman was held by Virender Sehwag, who scored 99 not out against in Left-hander is only the sixth batsman overall to get to triple figures in the first session.

CK Khanna said: "Scoring a century in the first session is an incredible feat. I congratulate Dhawan for his fabulous innings. It was a special knock, befitting the special occasion."

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 20:06 IST
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