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Players Who Got Out For Duck In 100th Test: Pujara, Vengsarkar & Others

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Expectations were high from Cheteshwar Pujara for his 100th Test appearance. He came out to bat after KL Rahul's dismissal and played seven balls before getting out for a duck.

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Pujara was pinned leg-before by Nathan Lyon. We take a look at other instances of players getting out on 0 in their 100th Test. 

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Brendon McCullumIt was supposed to be a landmark day for Brendon McCullum, who stepped out in his 100th Test with lot of pomp and fanfare, but only to get out for a duck, against Josh Hazlewood.

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Alastair CookAlastair Cook's 100th Test started with a well-made 72 against Australia, but then he got out for duck in the second innings, after getting bowled against Ryan Harris.

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Stephen FlemingStephen Fleming is the second player from New Zealand who got out on 0 in his 100th Test, at Supersport Park in Centurion. New Zealand lost the game by 128 run. 

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Mark TaylorIt was the start of the Ashes 1998, at Gabba in Brisbane, and Mark taylor led the Australian side in what was his 100th Test. He scored 46 and followed up with a duck. 

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Courtney Walsh Courtney Walsh is the only bowler in the list. Forming one half of the fearsome Windies pace attack, Walsh claimed five wickets in his 100th Test, but got out for a duck.

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Allan BorderAllan Border's 100th Test was spoilt by a duck and a heavy 343-run defeat against Viv Richards-led West Indies. 

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Dilip VengasarkarBefore Pujara, Dilip Vengasarkar was only Indian in this list, with scores of 25 and 0 in his 100th Test, which was played at his hometown Mumbai against New Zealand.