INDIA VS SOUTH AFRICA- Rohit Sharma creates history: The magnificent batsman and the hero of the World Cup for India, Rohit Sharma blasts once again with two centuries in two innings against South Africa. Being criticized for not being a test payer and still given a chance to open, Rohit has shown that if you have the caliber to play, the color of the ball doesn’t matter anymore. With 176 and 127 in the two innings, Rohit has created some fireworks here in Vishakhapatnam. His innings has helped India build a good position in the ongoing test match. Rohit did not only prove himself but made himself comfortable with the red ball. giving the selectors and the coach a sigh of relief from changing openers in every tour. He was thankful to the selectors for the opportunity and setting him free from any pressure and letting him play his natural game.
INDIA vs SOUTH AFRICA- Rohit Sharma creates history
ROHIT SHARMA BECOMES THE FIRST PLAYER TO HIT TWO CENTURIES IN TWO INNINGS OF HIS MAIDEN TEST AN AN OPENER.
Rohit Sharma, after smashing two centuries in two innings against one of the most lethal bowling attacks of South Africa. With 176 in the first innings and 127 in the second innings, Rohit has now set a new record as an opener. He helped India to get to a mammoth total in the first innings at the Dr.Y.S RAJASEKHARA REDDY ACA-VDCA CRICKET STADIUM IN VISAKHAPATNAM. He has proved himself and has also made everyone believe that if you get yourself into a positive state of mind, you can achieve anything and the color of the ball doesn’t matter if you play your natural game.
ROHIT SHARMA has Joined the group who has two centuries in two innings of a single test.
Rohit Sharma has now joined the group of Indian cricketer who has scored two centuries in the two innings of a single test match.
The list of Indian cricketers to do so are:
- Virat Kohli-1
- Sunil Gavaskar-3
- Ajinkya Rahane-1
- Vijay Hazare-2
- Rahul Dravid-1
Rohit Sharma has Most sixes in a single test.
Rohit Sharma edges past Pakistan’s Wasim Akram who has hit 12 sixes against Zimbabwe in 1996 by striking 13 sixes in this test against South Africa. With six sixes in the first innings and seven in the second innings, Rohit completes the match with 13 sixes in total setting anew record which is likely to stay for long.
Rohit Sharma has the Record in the last seven innings he played in India.
Rohit managed to continue his 50+ scores in the last seven innings in the test in India. His scores were 82, 51*, 102*, 65*, 50*, 176*, and 127 in the last seven innings in India which has taken his average to 199.33 which is obviously a big number. he edges past Rahul Dravid, Everton Weekes and Andy Flower who all have six 50+ scores.
Indian cricket team selectors are expected to continue with Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal as test openers because one is very much prolific and full of experience and the other one is calm and composed and makes the bowlers strive hard for wickets.