On Thursday India showed an all-around performance against South Africa in Durban, lead the six-match ODI series by 1-0. The game was on fire because of Ajinkaya Rahane who looked in solid form as he hit 79 runs in 86 balls and became the fourth Indian batsman to score five consecutive half-centuries in ODI.
Before him, Sachin Tendulkar(1994), Rahul Dravid(2004-05) and Virat Kohli (2012-2013) slammed five consecutive half-centuries. And now Ajinkaya Rahane entered this elite club.
Let's take a glance at his journey of five consecutive half-centuries (2017-2018)
Sep 21, 2017, IND vs AUS (ODI) - Ajinkya hit 55 runs in 64 balls
Sep 24, 2017, IND vs AUS (ODI)- Ajinkaya hit 70 runs in 76 balls
Sep 28, 2017, IND vs AUS (ODI)- Ajinkaya hit 53 runs in 66 balls
Oct 01, 2017, IND vs AUS (ODI)- Ajinkaya hit 61 runs in 74 balls