Rahul, who had earlier equalled Rahul Dravid and Gundappa Viswanath’s record by scoring six successive Test half-centuries during the second Test in Colombo, sailed past the two Indian legends with a fifty at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.
Rahul joins the league of Sir Everton Weekes, Andy Flower, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Kumar Sangakkara and Chris Rogers in scoring seven consecutive half-centuries in Tests.
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