On this day (31st August) in 2011, Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane made their T20I debut

On 31st August 2011, the duo of Rahul Dravid and Ajinkya Rahane made their debut in T20 International during a match against England which was played at Manchester.

Dravid smashed 3 sixes in his cameo innings of 32 runs off 21 balls whereas Rahane became the first Indian batsman to score a half century on T20I debut.

It was the only T20I in which Dravid made his appearance since he retired after the same match.

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