New Delhi: Team India’s opener KL Rahul could have created history at Lord’s as soon as he hit a double century on Friday. He had a lot of opportunity to do so, but Ollie Robinson shattered his dream.
Rahul got out for 127 runs
KL Rahul scored a brilliant century in the first innings of the current Lord’s Test. He was not out on 127 till the end of the first day’s play. Fans are hoping that the Indian opener will definitely score a double century today, but he returned to the pavilion on the second ball on Friday.
OUT! Robinson takes out the big one!
Rahul drives to cover on 129
— Sony Sports (@SonySportsIndia) August 13, 2021
Rahul could have made history
Till date no Indian batsman has scored a double century at Lord’s Cricket Ground. If KL Rahul had scored 73 more runs today, he would have become the first Indian cricketer in the history of this cricket to score a double century in Mecca.
Best scores of Indian batsmen at Lord’s Cricket Ground
1. Vinoo Mankad, 184 runs, (1952)
2. Dilip Vengsarkar, 157 runs, (1982)
3. Sourav Ganguly, 131 runs, (1996)
4. KL Rahul, 127 runs, (Year 2021)
5. Dilip Vengsarkar, 126 runs*, (Year 1986)