Rohit Sharma smashed got century in the 1st ODI match against Australia. After the match India achieve 309 for 3 against Australia in the first ODI of the five-match cricket arrangement, here today.
Icon Rohit used 163 balls by 13 boundaries and 7 sixes, 171 with not out. Rohit crossed the 150-mark off 155 balls, and in doing so, crossed 1000 ODI runs against Australia in 19 innings, one less than Sachin Tendulkar. He with Vice-captain Virat Kohli added 207 runs for the second wicket, but Kohli missed a well-deserved hundred. The Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli hit 9 boundaries with one six. When India scored 61 off the last five overs, Australia got a taste of Rohit’s blazing blade especially towards the end.
Rohit and Kohli`s partnership was the second highest score for India against Australia in the ODIs surpassing the previous best of 199 set by VVS Laxman and the little master Sachin Tendulkar in Indore back in 2001. The Rohit-Kohli combination tore apart an inexperienced Australian attack as their debutant duo of left-arm fast bowler Joel Paris (0/53 in 8 overs) and right arm medium fast Scott Boland (0/74 in 10 overs) were taken to the cleaners.
Rohit looked great from the word go, and Dhawan should have played second fiddle however he didn’t appear to be agreeable at the wrinkle. He was out gotten off a confounded draw shot in the seventh over off Hazlewood, with the score perusing 36/1. Kohli then strolled in and the Australian bowlers weren’t given a breath of alleviation. The association got off to a mindful begin, particularly as the new batsman hoped to settle in. However, the two batsmen ran hard between the wickets, and Rohit got the limits effectively, his swivel-six off Paris a highlight.
Kohli got up his 35th ODI half-century off 61 balls, a mistimed pull sailing over the square leg boundary for six. Rohit gott up his hundred off 122 balls in the 37th over (7 fours and 3 sixes), becoming the first Indian to score an ODI century against Australia at this ground.