Do you know what is the latest milestone of KL Rahul?


Rahul scored 85 runs against Sri Lanka today. Image Source: XtraTime

Internet Desk: Fiery Indian opener KL Rahul has joined the elite club of few legendary cricketers after he scored a half-century against Sri Lanka on the first day of the third and final Test at Pallekele today. Rahul has scored seven back to back half-centuries in seven successive innings and equaled the world record with the likes of Everton Weekes, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Kumar Sangakkara, Chris Rogers and Andy Flower.

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After reaching the half century Rahul went past the legendary Indian batsmen like Gundappa Viswanath and Rahul Dravid. He couldn’t play the first Test against the Lankans due to a viral fever. Ahead of this series he had a great home series against the mighty Aussies where he hit five half-centuries on the trot.

The fiery batsman from Karnataka had the scores of 90, 51, 67, 60 and 51* against Australia. Rahul also has four Test tons under his belt, was often criticised early in his Test career due to his inconsistency.

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Rahul scored 85 runs today before getting out to Malinda Pushpakumara.

He is now India’s prime opening batsman along with Murali Vijay, who is not playing the series as he is still recovering from a wrist injury. Rahul and his fellow opener Shikhar Dhawan scored their first 100-run partnership in Test cricket today.

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