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Steve Smith's Record Ton To Ajinkya Rahane's Landmark Catch: TOP Records From Day 2 Of WTC Final, In PICS

It was another day filled with big records as the second day's play came to an end in the World Test Championship (WTC) Final between India and Australia at the Oval in London. Steve Smith notched up a record 31st century while Ajinkya Rahane and Mohammed Siraj also set their own records. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at top records from Day 2 of WTC Final.

Ajinkya Rahane became 7th Indian with 100 catches in Tests

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Ajinkya Rahane became the 7th Indian player to claim 100 catches in Test cricket. Rahane achieved this feat with the catch of Pat Cummins off Mohammed Siraj. Rahul Dravid holds the Indian record with over 200 catches in Test cricket. (Photo: AP)

Ajinkya Rahane became the 7th Indian player to claim 100 catches in Test cricket. Rahane achieved this feat with the catch of Pat Cummins off Mohammed Siraj. Rahul Dravid holds the Indian record with over 200 catches in Test cricket. (Photo: AP)

Mohammed Siraj claimed 50th wicket in 19 Tests

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India pacer Mohammed Siraj claimed his 50th wickets in just his 19th Test. Jasprit Bumrah is currently the fastest pacer to 50 Test wickets for India, needing only 11 matches to reach the figure. (Photo: AP)

India pacer Mohammed Siraj claimed his 50th wickets in just his 19th Test. Jasprit Bumrah is currently the fastest pacer to 50 Test wickets for India, needing only 11 matches to reach the figure. (Photo: AP)

Steve Smith and Travis Head put up highest partnership for 4th wicket at Oval

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Travis Head and Smith together added 285 runs for fourth wicket. This is the highest fourth-wicket partnership in Tests played at The Oval. 266 runs scored by Wally Hammond and Stan Worthington against India in 1936 is second in the list. (Photo: AP)

Travis Head and Smith together added 285 runs for fourth wicket. This is the highest fourth-wicket partnership in Tests played at The Oval. 266 runs scored by Wally Hammond and Stan Worthington against India in 1936 is second in the list. (Photo: AP)

Steve Smith became 3rd highest century-maker for Australia

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Former Australia captain Steve Smith scored his 31st Test century on Day 2 of WTC Final against India. With this, he surpassed Matthew Hayden’s tally of 30 centuries and became the batter with third most number of Test centuries for Australia. Ricky Ponting tops the list with 41 centuries while Steve Waugh is second with 32 centuries. (Photo: AP)

Former Australia captain Steve Smith scored his 31st Test century on Day 2 of WTC Final against India. With this, he surpassed Matthew Hayden’s tally of 30 centuries and became the batter with third most number of Test centuries for Australia. Ricky Ponting tops the list with 41 centuries while Steve Waugh is second with 32 centuries. (Photo: AP)

Steve Smith scored record 9th century vs India

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Steve Smith completed his ninth Test century against India, equalling Joe Root’s tally for most Test centuries against the Indian side. (Photo: AP)

Steve Smith completed his ninth Test century against India, equalling Joe Root’s tally for most Test centuries against the Indian side. (Photo: AP)

Travis Head notched up his 2nd highest Test score

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Australian batter Travis Head registered a score of 163, this is his second-highest score in a Test match. His highest Test score of 175 came against West Indies at Adelaide in 2022. He fell one run short of achieving the highest score by an Australian at neutral venue. (Photo: AP)

Australian batter Travis Head registered a score of 163, this is his second-highest score in a Test match. His highest Test score of 175 came against West Indies at Adelaide in 2022. He fell one run short of achieving the highest score by an Australian at neutral venue. (Photo: AP)