new Delhi: In the second Test match against England, the Indian team won the toss and decided to bat first. Team India had lost three wickets before lunch in the second Test, but the team’s score board continued to move rapidly. Its full credit goes to opener Rohit Sharma.
Rohit hit ‘century’
Team India’s star player Rohit Sharma took the team batting brilliantly and took the score board forward. The amazing thing is that Rohit Sharma also appeared in his hitman style in Test matches. He batted brilliantly and completed his half-century with a strike rate of over 100. He completed his fifty in 47 balls. Meanwhile, he hit 8 fours and 1 six.
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Even after that, his bat did not stop and he continued his excellent batting. Rohit Sharma completed his century in 130 balls. He meanwhile hit 14 fours and 2 sixes. This is Rohit’s 7th century in Test career.
Rohit’s 40th International Century
Rohit Sharma has scored seven centuries in Test cricket, 29 in ODIs and four centuries in T20 Internationals, with this being his 40th century in all formats. With this, he left behind Mohammad Yusuf and Tillakaratne Dilshan. Both veteran players have scored 39-39 centuries in their careers. Apart from this, Rohit has equaled the experienced New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor in the century.
Rohit became the first batsman to hit 200 international sixes in India
Rohit Sharma completed his century in which he hit 2 sixes. With this, Rohit became the first batsman to hit 200 international sixes in India. After Rohit, Dhoni has hit 186 international sixes in India. Apart from these two, no one has hit 150 sixes in India.
India’s top order faltered
Apart from Rohit Sharma, India’s top order could not do anything. Shubman Gill returned to the pavilion without opening an account. Team India looked strong when Team India got another blow and Cheteshwar Pujara was dismissed for 21 from 58 balls.
Video: Kohli’s balls were blown by Moin’s ‘dangerous’ ball, Virat remained
Soon after, Team India captain Virat Kohli (Virat Kohi) was dismissed at zero.