new Delhi. Australia’s salute during the first innings of the ongoing Melbourne Test against South Africa.Australia vs South Africa) batsman David Warner (david warner) has put his team in a strong position by performing brilliantly. This is also the 100th Test match of Warner’s career. In such a situation, making the match even more memorable, this left-handed batsman played an inning of 200 runs. Not only Warner but the middle order batsman Manish Pandey of the Indian team.Manish Pandey) also had a similar coincidence in his 100th match.
The only difference is that while Warner has played for the national team, Manish Pandey has played for the Ranji Trophy.Ranji Trophy) did the same thing in his 100th match for his home team Karnataka in the match. During this match against Goa, Manish played an unbeaten inning of 208 runs.
Warner retired hurt after completing his 200 runs. The next day he returned to the field but he got out without scoring any extra runs. On the other hand, with the help of 14 fours and 11 sixes, Manish converted his innings into T20. He scored an unbeaten 208 facing 186 balls. Through this match, Manish has also completed seven thousand runs in his first class cricket. During this, his average has been more than 52. Manish has so far scored 22 centuries and 29 half-centuries in first class cricket.
Manish Pandey’s team scored 603 runs for the loss of seven wickets during the first innings against Goa. After this Karnataka declared the innings. On the other hand, on the basis of Warner’s double century, Australia declared the innings at 575 runs at the loss of eight wickets. In response, the African team was dismissed for 189 runs in the first innings. Dean Elgar’s team, playing on the follow-on, has lost one wicket for 15 runs by the end of the third day’s play.
FIRST PUBLISHED : December 29, 2022, 06:00 IST