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Dhruv Jurel Celebrates His Maiden Test Fifty With A Salute
By CricShots - Feb 25, 2024 11:29 am
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Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Dhruv Jurel showcased his batting prowess, securing his maiden half-century on the third day of the ongoing fourth Test against England in Ranchi. Jurel’s celebratory moment after reaching the milestone gained widespread attention on social media. As play resumed on the third day, with India at 219-7, Jurel and Kuldeep Yadav displayed a positive approach against the English bowlers.

Dhruv Jurel
Dhruv Jurel scores his maiden Test fifty

However, Yadav fell victim to James Anderson after contributing 28 runs. Dhruv Jurel achieved his maiden Test fifty on the first ball of the 90th over, expertly dispatching Tom Hartley’s delivery. Notably, he narrowly missed the milestone in Rajkot, being dismissed for 46 runs off 104 balls.

Rohit Sharma and his teammates applauded Dhruv Jurel’s achievement, and the young batter graciously acknowledged the crowd’s support by raising his bat. It’s noteworthy that Jurel’s father, Nem Chand, served in the Indian army as a Kargil war veteran.