Rohit Sharma grew to become the primary Indian opener in 41 years to attain twin centuries within the ongoing Take a look at towards South Africa on Saturday. After scoring a sensational 176 within the first innings, the 32-year-old carried ahead his good type as he scored 127 earlier than being dismissed by Keshav Maharaj.
Nonetheless, throughout the second innings, a fuming Rohit Sharma was caught within the stump mic hitting again at his companion Cheteshwar Pujara after the middle-order batsman confirmed reluctance in taking a single.
— Ashwin Kumar (@ashwin_kumarV) October 5, 2019
Reacting to the incident, England’s World Cup hero Ben Stokes in a cheeky tweet mentioned that as a substitute of Virat Kohli, this time it’s Rohit who used the cuss phrase that sounds much like his title. “This time it’s Rohit not Virat….if you know you know,” the cricketer tweeted.
This time it’s Rohit not Virat….if ??
— Ben Stokes (@benstokes38) October 5, 2019
After taking a 71-run lead, the Indian batsmen continued their dominance on the guests. Rohit took the cost as he added 169 runs for the second wicket with Pujara, guiding India in direction of setting a huge goal for the Proteas.
After each the batsmen have been eliminated, some energy hitting by Ravindra Jadeja, Kohli, and Ajinkya Rahane took India’s second innings whole to 323/4, earlier than the skipper determined to declare the innings. The guests now want 395 to win the match.