Hardik Pandya had just reached his half-century when India lost their ninth wicket and things looked far from comfortable for the visitors. But then, in the matter of a few overs, the man from Baroda changed things.

By lunch time, India had gone from 428-9 to 487 without any further loss as Pandya broke loose in a manner that would have done the world’s biggest hitters proud. Pandya is currently batting on 108 off 93 balls with 8 fours and 7 sixes.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the manic knock:

Records galore

A special knock

Now that’s intent

And, of course, some hyperbole