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Who is Rilee Rossouw, South African Player who Scored a Century Against India in T20I?

A golden duck, a two-ball duck, and a glistening century in the third and final outing, that’s Rilee Rossouw for the fans of Cricket. The South-African left-handed batter smashed a 48-ball 100 in the third T20I against India in Indore. The series has already sided with India and the previous two matches didn’t feature impressive performances from Rossouw. However, come third, Rossouw followed David Miller’s template to register a century of his own.

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Who is Rilee Rossouw?

Rilee Rossouw made his first-class debut back in 2007. He went on to feature in South Africa’s U-19 team for their World Cup campaign in 2008 in Malaysia. The team reached the finals before falling against India. Rossouw registered 136 runs in his six outings at an average of 34 in the tournament.

Rossouw eventually started playing for the Eagles in County cricket and claimed his first century against the Titans in 2008. Rossouw wrapped the event with three centuries and a total of 765 runs. He consequently scored his maiden one-day century against the Warriors and went to feature in the South Africa Team. His performance eventually landed him a national team call-up as he made his T20 debut in 2014.

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Besides, he was picked in the IPL by Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2012. He didn’t get any games but received a call back in 2015 from the franchise. Moreover, he enunciated his abilities on the International side as he smashed a century against the West Indies in a one-day at Centurion. Rossouw has made part in the South African squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia.

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Ayushi Singh
Ayushi Singhhttp://thesportslite.com
Ayushi is a Journalism and Mass Communication undergraduate. An avid sports enthusiast, with an inclination towards Cricket. Likes to be well informed, as she likes to be well read. Will be found indulging in a book if not in India's 2011 WC win highlights.

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