India vs West Indies: Rohit Sharma leaves Chris Gayle within the assist of in eminent checklist of openers with Twenty eighth… – Hindustan Instances

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India vs West Indies: Rohit Sharma leaves Chris Gayle within the assist of in eminent checklist of openers with Twenty eighth… – Hindustan Instances


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IND vs WI: Rohit slammed his 28th ODI century within the second ODI in opposition to West Indies on the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

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Up as much as now: Dec 19, 2019 08: 27 IST

Rohit Sharma celebrates scoring a century during the second ODI between India and West Indies in Visakhapatnam.
Rohit Sharma celebrates scoring a century all around the second ODI between India and West Indies in Visakhapatnam.(AP)

Rohit Sharma has persisted his rich vein of construct in 2019 after smashing but one other hundred. Rohit slammed his 28th century within the second ODI in opposition to West Indies on the ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. He started the innings slowly but accelerated snappy after reaching his half-century. It took 107 balls to entire his ton and was fervent about a 200-bustle partnership with KL Rahul, who additionally slammed a century.

After ending one other ton, Rohit turned the fourth batsman to hit seven a entire lot in a calendar year. Nonetheless, there was one other elite checklist that he turned a factor of. Rohit left within the assist of Chris Gayle to became fourth within the checklist of batsmen with most 100s as an opener in ODIs.

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Rohit has 26 hundred as an opener while Gayle is one within the assist of him. Sachin Tendulkar heads the checklist with 45 centuries, adopted by Sanath Jayasuriya (28) and Hashim Amla (27).

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The particular-handed batsman reached the landmark within the 34th over. He smashed 11 fours and 2 sixes within the bustle-as much as his century. Soon after, KL Rahul additionally introduced up his third ODI hundred. He reached the set apart in 102 deliveries. This was Rahul’s first ton at dwelling.

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Rahul opened the innings with Rohit after the hosts were asked to bat by Windies skipper Kieron Pollard. The duo went on to sew a solid partnership of 227 runs for the first wicket and helped India in seizing withhold an eye on of the match. Rahul was the first to switch after he sliced a shipping to Roston Flow on the third man reveal. He was brushed aside for 102. Rohit additionally departed after scoring 159 runs off 138 balls.

With their partnership, Rohit and Rahul turned the first Indian pair to register a 200+ bustle partnership in opposition to West Indies. It is additionally the glorious partnership by any Indian pair in opposition to West Indies for the first wicket.

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