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IND vs AUS 2nd Test, Day 2 highlights: Rahane's ton helps India post 277-5

Rahane showed great determination as he made an unbeaten 200-ball 104, studded with 12 hits to the fence

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Rahane (104) and Ravindra Jadeja (40) were at the crease when the stumps were drawn with India leading by 82 runs. Photo: @BCCI

Stand-in skipper scored a fine century as India reached 277 for five against Australia before rain forced an early stumps on the second day of the second Test at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday. Rahane showed great determination as he made an unbeaten 200-ball 104, studded with 12 hits to the fence.

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Rahane (104) and (40) were at the crease when the stumps were drawn with India leading by 82 runs. In the third session, Rahane and Jadeja added 104 runs without losing a wicket. Australia were all out for 195 in their first innings on the opening day.

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2nd Test scorecard: India innings at the end of Day 2

Batsman Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Mayank Agarwal lbw b Starc 0 6 0 0
Shubman Gill c Paine b Cummins 45 65 8 0
Cheteshwar Pujara c Paine b Cummins 17 70 1 0
Ajinkya Rahane not out 104 200 12 0
Hanuma Vihari c Smith b Lyon 21 66 2 0
Rishabh Pant c Paine b Starc 29 40 3 0
Ravindra Jadeja not out 40 104 1 0
Total: 277-5 in 91.3 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Mitchell Starc 18.3 3 61 2
Pat Cummins 22 7 71 2
Josh Hazlewood 21 6 44 0
Nathan Lyon 18 2 52 1
Cameron Green 12 1 31 0


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The four-match series between India and Australia is also known as Border-Gavaskar Trophy, currently held by India. The Test series is also a part of (WTC), the final of which will be played in June 2021 at the Lord’s cricket ground in London. The top two teams on ICC WTC points table will qualify for the finals.

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