India vs New Zealand: In the ultimate ODI match of the 3-game sequence, India captain Rohit Sharma lastly bought the Albatross off his neck scoring his thirtieth century.
Indore,UPDATED: Jan 24, 2023 15:55 IST
Rohit Sharma broke his century drought in opposition to New Zealand on January 24. (AP Photo)
By India Today Web Desk: India captain Rohit Sharma broke his 3-year ODI century drought with a shocking hundred in opposition to New Zealand within the ultimate ODI recreation of the 3-match sequence. The Indian captain confirmed some beautiful hitting potential and raked up fast runs in opposition to the NZ bowling assault.
Rohit’s century got here off 83 balls as he raked up a double-century stand alongside teenager Shubman Gill, who has been in a dream patch of kind.
Former India batter Yuvraj Singh was ecstatic with Rohit’s hundred and wrote that it was about time that the Indian captain reached his thirtieth century.
Rohit equalled legendary Australian batter Ricky Ponting’s file of ODI centuries, one which he has neared a number of occasions since his 2020 innings in opposition to Australia.
Rohit had earlier spoken about the truth that he was taking extra care of his aggressive method slightly than an enormous rating. Former India participant Irfan Pathan had additionally echoed the same sentiment, stating that Rohit’s batting seemed excellent and the dearth of huge scores was not a difficulty.
India have been in a position to make use of the platform given by Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill nicely, and took the assault to the NZ bowling assault. After the departure of the openers, Virat Kohli and Ishan Kishan constructed up runs quickly and on the time of writing, India have been 267/2 in 34 overs and have been within the hunt for a file rating in ODI cricket.
Jan 24, 2023