KL Rahul becomes Twitter sensation following maiden ton

KL Rahul scored a fighting hundred against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground and helped India in reaching a strong position on Day 3 of the fourth Test.

Rahul, who was playing his second game in whites, negotiated the likes the Ryan Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon to stitch crucial partnerships with Rohit Sharma and skipper Virat Kohli.

Following his well-crafted century at the SCG, Rahul becomes one of the top trending topics on Twitter. The hashtag ‘#KLRahul’ is currently one of top-four trends in India, with more than 2,000 Tweets and counting, according to topsy.com.