Yashasvi Jaiswal & Rohit Sharma Became 6th Indian Openers To Score Hundred In Away Test IND Vs WI Latest News

Yashasvi Jaiswal & Rohit Sharma Record: In the Dominica Test against the West Indies, both India’s openers crossed the century mark. Rohit Sharma returned to the pavilion after scoring 103 runs. While Yashasvi Jaiswal is at the crease after scoring 143 runs. There was a partnership of 229 runs for the first wicket between the two players. But do you know that this happened for the sixth time in Test matches, when both India’s opener batsmen have touched the figure of a century on foreign soil. The pair of Vijay Merchant and Mushtaq Ali was the first to do this feat. Vijay Merchant and Mushtaq Ali did this feat against England in the year 1936.

These Indian openers have done this feat

On the second number in this list is the pair of Sunil Gavaskar and Krishnamachari Srikkanth. Sunil Gavaskar and Krishnamachari Srikkanth did this feat against Australia in the year 1985-86. Sunil Gavaskar and Krishnamachari Srikkanth both openers had scored centuries in this match. Virender Sehwag and Rahul Dravid scored a century against Pakistan in the year 2006. This happened for the third time in Indian Test history, when both the openers crossed the century mark. While the pair of Wasim Jaffer and Dinesh Karthik did this feat for the fourth time in the year 2007 against Bangladesh. The match between India and Bangladesh was played in Mirpur.

Who else is included in this list?

After this, the pair of Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan did this feat for the fifth time. The pair of Murali Vijay and Shikhar Dhawan scored a century in the match against Bangladesh in the year 2015. Actually, this happened for the fifth time in Indian Test history, when both the openers scored a century on foreign soil. However, now the opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal has been included in this list. The opening pair of Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a century in the Dominica Test against the West Indies.

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