Ajinkya Rahane slams 5th consecutive ODI Fifty after Sachin, Dravid and Kohli

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

Feb 01, 2018, IND vs SA (ODI)- Ajinkaya hit 79 runs in 86 balls

Virat Kohli scored highest 112 runs in 164 balls and declared man of the match. Kohli and Rahane also stitched together a 189-run partnership, a record at Durban for the highest third wicket partnership. India also recorded their first victory against South Africa at Durban since 1992-93.

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