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05 Jan 2019

Cheteshwar Pujara, Rishabh Pant sign Honors Board at the SCG

Team India batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant smashed respective hundreds in the ongoing fourth Test against Australia at the SCG.

Pujara hit 193 and Pant scored 159* to help India get to 622/7 in the first innings.

The two cricketers got to sign the prestigious Honors Board of the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Here are the details.

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Who gets to sign Honors Board at the SCG?

Who gets to sign Honors Board at the SCG?

The SCG honors a cricketer who scores a century or manages to take five wickets in a single innings or ten across both innings in a Test at this venue.

The players, who achieve these feats, get to sign their names on the Honors Board.

Pujara and Pant marked their names on the board in the away dressing room.

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The two players join a famed list of Indians

The two players joined a famed list of Indians to have scored a century at the SCG.

Sachin Tendulkar (241* and 154), Ravi Shastri (206), VVS Laxman (178 and 167) and Sunil Gavaskar (172) are the Indian cricketers, who had earlier hit centuries.

Pujara slammed his third ton of the series and is the highest run-scorer (521).

Pant hit his second Test career ton.

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How many runs did Pujara and Pant score at the SCG?

Asked 2019-01-05 17:32:16 by Ajay Rathore

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Cheteshwar Pujara smashed 193 and Rishabh Pant amassed an unbeaten 159 in the ongoing fourth Test against Australia at the SCG.

Why did the two players sign the prestigious Honors Board at the SCG?

Asked 2019-01-05 17:32:16 by Abhinav Patel

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SCG honors cricketers who score centuries or takes five wickets in an innings or 10 across two.

Who are the other India batsmen to have scored a ton at the SCG?

Asked 2019-01-05 17:32:16 by Tejas Chattopadhyay

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Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman (twice). Also the likes of Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri are the other batsmen to have scored a century here.

How many runs did India score in the first innings?

Asked 2019-01-05 17:32:16 by Aaryan Sharma

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India scored 622/7 in the first innings.

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