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BCCI congratulates Shikhar Dhawan on one-session century

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

The BCCI today congratulated for becoming the first Indian to score a century before lunch on the opening day of a Test.

blazed his way to an entertaining 104 off 91 balls with 19 fours and three sixes in the historic Test against

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

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, said BCCI C K Khanna.

added: "With his stunning batting display, Dhawan ensured it was an outstanding morning in Bengaluru. We had dignitaries from both the countries witnessing the game and many more following it across the globe.

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