Proceeding from where he had left off in the Asia Cup, India opener Rohit Sharma scored an amazing unbeaten century in the main ODI against Windies to take India home.
India had their undertaking cut out when Windies innings reached an end. Riding on a dazzling century from Shimron Hetmyer and a fifty from Kieran Powell, the guests had scored a monstrous 322 for 8. Pursuing 300 or more aggregate is never a simple assignment not to mention doing it under the lights. India’s assignment turned out to be just harder when they lost in-frame opener Shikhar Dhawan for only 4.
In any case, Rohit Sharma and captain Virat Kohli thought of dazzling thumps to flame India to a pounding eight-wicket win. When both the players held turns in the center, there was definitely no halting them. Kohli looked in his components appropriate from the word go while Rohit assumed the job of second fiddle to flawlessness.
India crossed the 50-run stamp in simply the eighth over while Kohli achieved his fifty off only 36 balls. Rohit, then again, achieved his fifty off 51 balls. The right-hander changed gears in the wake of outperforming the fifty run-check while Kohli kept on batting in a similar way. Subsequently, he achieved his century off 88 balls. Rohit joined the century club as well.
West Indies at long last dealt with a leap forward when Devendra Bishoo rejected Kohli for 140 to end the mammoth 246-run stand.
Rohit Sharma included 246 keeps running with Virat Kohli
Be that as it may, in contrast to Kohli, Rohit stayed till the end and stayed unbeaten on 152. In doing as such, he indented up his 6th score of more than 150 in ODIs. He went past Sachin Tendulkar and David Warner, who have five such scores. Rohit likewise has three ODI twofold centuries to his name while no other player has enrolled even two.
Rohit’s thump was studded with eight sixes. That was the fourth time he hit at least eight sixes out of an ODI diversion. Just Chris Gayle (5) has hit 8+ sixes of every an ODI inning more frequently than Rohit. Among Indians, just MS Dhoni and Yusuf Pathan hit 8+ sixes of every an ODI inning and they have done it once each