Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane made Temba Bavuma's wish come true after three years

Back in 2016, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane displayed a somewhat similar performance as they formed a 365-run partnership against New Zealand.

Published: 12th October 2019 05:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th October 2019 05:17 PM   |  A+A-

Indian cricketers Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane

Indian cricketers Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane (Photo | AP)

By ANI

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane made Temba Bavuma's wish come true after three years.

Kohli smashed a double century on Friday and formed a 178-run partnership with Rahane on day two of the second Test match against South Africa. Kohli played an unbeaten knock of 254 while Rahane scored 59 runs.

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Back in 2016, the duo displayed a somewhat similar performance as they formed a 365-run partnership against New Zealand.

Lauding their partnership, Bavuma, in 2016, had tweeted: "Kohli & Rahane, could watch these guys bat all day #masterclass #indvsnz."

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In that match, Kohli scored 211 runs and Rahane had accumulated 188 runs. India had registered a massive 321-run victory over the Kiwis.

In the ongoing match, India declared their first innings on 601/5 and the visitors are currently playing 144/7 on after the completion of 50 overs.

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