Ravi Shastri revisits his first century of testing on his territory
NEW DELHI: Indian men Cricket team coach Ravi Shastri On Sunday he revisited his first century of testing in his homeland.
Shastri had played a 142-run hit against England in the Wankhede Stadium in 1984. This was its first ton on national territory. Before this, all the centuries noted by Shastri were in foreign lands.
Remembering the hit, Shastri tweeted: Top 100 in local territory and that too Wankhede in 1984. Super feeling to do it in front of your home audience with my parents watching. It turned out to be the winner of the match. 142 against England.
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First 💯 at home and that too Wankhede🏟️ in 1984. Super feeling to do it in front of your audience with my peer ... https://t.co/oT7MYyf0cz - Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) 1589112507000
In the match between India and England, the latter won the draw and chose to hit first.
Laxman Sivaramakrishnan He climbed six wickets for India as the team beat England by just 195 in the first innings.
India then scored 465/8 in its first innings, taking a 270 advantage over England.
Shastri played a stroke of 142 runs on 323 balls, studded with 17 four and six.
In the second innings, Mike Gatting He played a stroke of 136 runs, but England lost 217, setting a goal of 48 runs against India.
Sivaramakrishnan was the star again for India, as he also took six wickets in the second inning.
India won the match by eight wickets.
Shastri is currently training the Indian senior men's team.