David Warner equals Don Bradman's 87-year-old record: Twitterati laud Australia opener

The southpaw took just 117 minutes to slam the second Test century in the series which included 17 fours.

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New Delhi, Jan 3: David Warner became the first batsman in 87 years as he slammed a century in the opening session of a Test match.

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Warner hit a blazing ton in just 78 balls to reach the triple figure mark in the third match between Australia and Pakistan at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday (Jan 3).

The southpaw took just 117 minutes to slam the second Test century in the series which included 17 fours. This was the aggressive left-handed batsman's 18th Test hundred and third at Sydney.

(Sydney Test: David Warner slams ton before lunch, becomes fourth Australia batsman to do so)

The 30-year-old also became the only player to achieve the feat during a Test match in Australia.

Warner became the first Australian after Sir Don Bradman to have slammed a century in the opening session on the first day of a Test match.

This is how cricket fans hailed Warner's historic achievement on Twitter:

Warner becomes fifth batsman to slam a ton

David Warner become fifth batsman to slam a ton in the opening session.

Fans happy with David Warner's blazing ton

This is how fans reacted on David Warner's Test century. 

Fans hail David Warner

This is how fans hailed David Warner on a perfect start to the new year 2017. 

Fans hail David Warner

This is how Warner celebrated his Test century at Sydney. 

Warner breaks a flurry of records

Warner had no clue about the records he broke. 

Cricket Australia hails Warner's incredible knock

This is how Cricket Australia hailed David Warner's incredible knock.

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