Rishabh Pant scored his maiden century in Australia and his second in Test cricket on Friday in the fourth and final Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
By reaching the three-figure mark, Pant has now become now the only Asian to have scored a century on Australia soil and he did it in style.
Pant, who is touring Australia for the first time with the senior squad, scored a boundary off Marnus Labuschagne to complete his hundred in 137 deliveries.
With this century at the SCG, Pant has also become the second highest scorer in the ongoing series in Australia. He overtook Virat Kohli’s 282 runs and only trails Cheteshwar Pujara now, who leads with 521 runs.
Here’s how Twitter reacted to Rishabh Pant’s ton at SCG:
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) January 4, 2019
— Yusuf Pathan (@iamyusufpathan) January 4, 2019
Top innings by @RishabPant777. His talent is undoubted but have enjoyed his composure and the manner in which he has built his innings. Still got there in 137 balls! In a couple of years, he will be India's no 6.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) January 4, 2019
— Jatin Sapru (@jatinsapru) January 4, 2019
I still feel @RishabPant777 has it in him to be an x-factor for the World Cup
— Vikrant Gupta (@vikrantgupta73) January 4, 2019
— BCCI (@BCCI) January 4, 2019
— Deep Dasgupta (@DeepDasgupta7) January 4, 2019
— CricketTimes.com (@CricketTimesHQ) January 4, 2019
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) January 4, 2019
No. of Test centuries by Indian wicketkeepers in SENA countries:
Rishabh Pant – 2
All others – 0
— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) January 4, 2019
Rishabh Pant gets to a well-deserved 💯! 🔥🔥🔥
Kept his attacking intent in check at the start, before opening up to score big.
— Delhi Capitals (Tweeting from 🇦🇪) (@DelhiCapitals) January 4, 2019
— Anni Dedha (@Anni123A) January 4, 2019
— Sarah Taylor (@SarahTheCricket) January 4, 2019