Kohli had last scored a century way back in 2019 in a day-night Test against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens.
Rohit and Rahane add 162 runs much to the delight of cheering fans, who return to stadium
At Lunch, India were in all sorts of trouble with their scorecard reading 144/6, still 276 runs behind the target.
The England off-spinner, however, kept his calm and continued with the interaction.
At the tea break, India's score reads 154/4, trailing the visitors by 424 runs.
Kohli believes that his bonding with Rahane off the field also helps in their on-field relationship.
'We respect the England side which has won a Test series in Sri Lanka,' says Rahane.
Sitharaman, who was giving her 2021-22 Budget Speech, started off by giving a special shout out to what the Indian team under the leadership of Ajinkya Rahane managed to achieve Down Under.
Some of the Indian players and members of the support staff also landed in this southern city, airport sources said.
India would be entering the Test series riding high on confidence following their remarkable win in the Border-Gavaskar series against Australia.
Rahane impressed everyone with his calm and composure on the field and more over delivered the good as India won the series 2-1 in Australia.
The chants (meaning here comes our Ajinkya) were heard amid the beating of the traditional dhol tasha and showering of flower petals at Rahane's residential complex
The note, written by CA interim CEO Nick Hockley was addressed to "friends in Indian cricket", the BCCI, acknowledging the role played by the board in successfully completing the tour
On Tuesday, the Ajinkya Rahane-led side defeated Australia by three wickets in the fourth and final Test at The Gabba, thereby winning the four-match Border-Gavaskar series 2-1.
Former Indian cricketers from the city hailed the victory as one of the most memorable one
India won the four-match series 2-1, after they registered a thumping three-wicket win in the final Test in Brisbane.
The highest target chased at The Gabba before India surpassed 328 with three wickets in hand on Tuesday was 236, way back in 1951 by hosts Australia against West Indies.