As India went on to score 286 in the second innings in difficult batting conditions at Chepauk, there were several key moments. While captain Virat Kohli mesmerized the fans during his fantastic 62-run knock, Ravichandran Ashwin left everyone in awe as he went on to smash his fifth Test century. However, there was one moment that stood out.
Ravichandran Ashwin completed his 5th Test Century
When India’s No. 11 came in to bat, Ravichandran Ashwin was batting on 77. As Ashwin was chasing his fifth Test century, there was a lot of pressure on Mohammed Siraj to ensure he doesn’t lose his wicket. The fast-bowler kept his composure and showed utmost resilience to help his partner reach the 100-run landmark.
Watch Siraj’s Reaction Here:
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While it was Ashwin who completed his century, the fans were left amazed to see the reaction of Mohammed Siraj on the other end. The 26-year-old pacer was delighted with Ashwin reaching the milestone as he was seen smiling and celebrating while looking at his partner. Siraj undoubtedly sealed the moment as he won everyone’s hearts while celebrating the success of his teammate. Siraj went on to make 16 runs off 21 balls and remained unbeaten.
Here’s How Twitter Reacted:
The Most Highlight Of This Moment Is How #Siraj Celebrating For @ashwinravi99. As A Tailender, Siraj Played A Vital Stand For Ashwin To Score A Century. #UnityInDiversity #TrulyIndia https://t.co/MMgDDDRp0v
— Thoufiq Mecrazy (@MecrazyThoufiq) February 15, 2021
— Pratik Piyush Lenka (@prat_tik) February 15, 2021
— AK (@AK19580074) February 15, 2021