Shikar Dhawan scored his third century in Test cricket © Getty Images
Shikar Dhawan struck 14 fours and one six in his innings © Getty Images

 

Feb 15, 2014

 

Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed for 98 off 127 deliveries in India‘s first innings in the second Test against New Zealand in Wellington on February 15, 2014. He edged a delivery from Tim Southee to wicketkeeper BJ Watling. India are at 162 for four after 43 overs.

 

He started the day batting on 71 off 87 deliveries. He opened his account on Day Two with two runs towards mid-wicket. He struck his first boundary of the day with a four through long-on. Dhawan also cracked a fine cut shot to get a four behind point.

 

This could have been Dhawan’s third century in Test cricket. He struck his second century in the first Test against New Zealand in Auckland. India lost that match by 40 runs.

 

He struck 14 fours and one six in his innings. Ishant Sharma was dismissed for 26 off 50 deliveries. Virat Kohli is batting on 10. India trail New Zealand by 30 runs.

 

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