10 Best Tweets On Ajinkya Rahane’s Powerful Century For Mumbai

India’s middle-order batter and former Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane smashed a hundred on return to Ranji Trophy cricket as he Mumbai’s fightback against Saurashtra on Day 1 of the ongoing match at the Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad on Thursday, February 17.

Ajinkya Rahane took his time to settle down on the pitch and got to his 36th first-class hundred in 212 balls for Mumbai. Rahane reached his 99 with a big six against left-arm spinner Dharmandrasinh Jadeja. He soon got to his 3-figure score with a single and at that moment even his batting partner Sarfaraz Khan also punched his air in delight.

Ajinkya Rahane used all his experience to counter the Saurashtra bowling threat in the tough conditions on a hot day at work. During his stunning knock, Rahane smashed 14 boundaries and 2 sixes as he was involved in a 150-plus stand with Sarfaraz, who also reached his century in 191 balls, hitting 2 sixes and 11 boundaries.

All thanks to their amazing performances, Mumbai made a comeback in the game after having lost captain Prithvi Shaw (1), Akash Gomel (8), and Sachin Yadav (19) inside the first 13 overs.


Also, this knock was very important for Ajinkya Rahane, who was under considerable pressure as his spot in the Indian Test team.

For the unversed, Ajinkya Rahane, who was going through a lean patch in his career, was recently removed from the position of vice-captain of India’s Test team. He had found himself at the receiving end of criticism and trolling because of his poor form and inconsistent performances, however, the senior batter has silenced his critics with a stunning century in the Group D opener game today.

Meanwhile, fans on social media were overjoyed after Rahane bounced back into the form and scored a stunning century.

Here, check out some of the best reactions from the fans:

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Unnati Madan

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