India vs SriLanka : Ravindra Jadeja breaks Kapil Dev's record with  unbeaten 175

The Scorecard

Jadeja slammed an unbeaten 175-run-knock to help India post a huge total of 574/8 (declared) on the board in their first innings.

The Partnerships

Jadeja, who had come out to bat at number seven on Day 1 , added a crucial stand of 104 runs for the sixth wicket with Rishabh Pant (96). 

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The Partnerships

He then combined with R Ashwin (61) to post another superb partnership of 130 runs for the seventh wicket. Jadeja completed his hundred before lunch

The unbeaten knock

He was batting on 175 off 228 balls when Indian skipper Rohit Sharma decided to declare the innings with the hosts posting 574 runs 

Record of Kapil Dev

Jadeja surpassed Kapil Dev on the list of Indian batters with the highest individual sores while batting at no.7 or below in Test cricket

Highest score by No.7

Dev had scored 163 runs in a Test match against Sri Lanka in Kanpur while batting at number 7 in 1986.

The stars of sinking ship

Jadeja became only the third Indian after Dev and Rishabh Pant to score 150 or more runs while batting at number seven or below in Test cricket.

Tribute to Shane Warne

Jadeja's superb knock was also a fitting tribute to the legendary Shane Warne, who passed away on Friday due to a suspected heart attack.

Warne's "ROCKSTAR"

Warne had hailed Jadeja as a 'rockstar' back in 2008 and has predicted a bright future for the youngster