India’s swashbuckling batsman Rohit Sharma continued with his brilliance in the ongoing series-deciding fifth and final T20I at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Rohit Sharma, who is one of the most talented batsmen around the world right now, produced a stunning performance and made everyone sit on the edge of their seats throughout his knock.
Rohit Sharma walked in to open the innings for team India along with the Indian skipper Virat Kohli. The duo joined hands and took the game by storm to give India a flying start. Two of the most elegant batsmen in the world led India to 60 runs by the end of the powerplay, setting team India for a huge score in the fifth T20I.
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 20, 2021
While Virat was in his elements, Rohit Sharma smashed the England bowlers to all the corners of the ground. While Kohli is still playing, Rohit was dismissed after he crossed the half-century. Rohit scored 64 runs off just 34 balls before he was dismissed by Ben Stokes. His powerful knock was laced by 4 fours and 5 stunning sixes.
Meanwhile, as soon as Rohit Sharma went back to the pavilion social media was already flooded with tweets and posts hailing the brilliance of the Hitman Sharma. From Cricketers to fans, everyone came up with amazing tweets dedicated to the Indian opener.
Here, check out the reaction of Twitterati on this:
Kohli is visionary. Picked the best view to watch Rohit Sharma masterclass. #INDvENG
— Silly Point (@FarziCricketer) March 20, 2021
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) March 20, 2021
HITMAN 50 🔥 half century for Rohit Sharma off 30 balls. Playing aggressive. Playing beautiful shots. Setting the tone for India. What an opening partnership this is 😍 love to see it 🇮🇳🏴#INDvENG
— Chloe-Amanda Bailey (@ChloeAmandaB) March 20, 2021
That Rohit Sharma pull. Smoother than a Ferrari car down on a highway on Sunday early morning listening to AR Rahman music 👏🙏
— Straight Drive Podcast (@StraightDrive_) March 20, 2021
— Akash Mishra (@switchhitx) March 20, 2021
England needed that!
Rohit Sharma's splendid innings comes to an end.
— Extra Pace (@Extra_Pace) March 20, 2021
Meanwhile, the Indian cricket team is currently locking its horns with England in the series-deciding fifth and final T20I. Both the teams are currently leveled at 2-2 in the ongoing five-match t20I series, it will be interesting to see which team will win the ongoing series.