Indian star cricketer Rohit Sharma is one of the most talented batsmen in the world right now. Fondly called as the ‘Hitman’ Sharma by his fans, Rohit has given many memorable performances, over the years and has gone on to become an integral part of the Indian batting line-up. The stunning cricketer has also achieved a lot of milestones in his career and has made many amazing records in the cricket world.
Playing in the inaugural edition of the World Test Championship, Rohit Sharma has achieved another milestone in his career. The opening superstar created a never-before record as he became the first player to feature in two inaugural ICC events final.
Rohit achieved this feat after he walked out to open the innings for team India in the ongoing final clash of the World Test Championship against New Zealand at Hampshire Bowl, Southampton. Notably, the Hitman Sharma has earlier played for team India in the final of ICC T20 World Cup 2007
During the T20 World Cup 2007, Rohit had played a crucial knock of 30 runs against Pakistan. Team India had gone on to win the Final clash and win their maiden T20 World Cup.
Talking about the ongoing WTC final, Rohit Sharma walked out to open the innings for team India alongside Shubman Gill. For the unversed, both the cricketers do not have any prior experience of opening in England. However, they made sure to give team India a solid start.
Yes, India could not have asked for a better start from their openers in a bowler-friendly conditions. While Rohit rotated the strike well before driving any overpitched deliveries with his usual panache, on the other hand, Gill plucked a couple of confident pulls and strokes down the ground. The duo gave India its best start in 10 years and 29 innings in the difficult conditions of England.
The 62-run stand of Shubman Gill and Rohit Sharma was brought to an end by Kyle Jamieson, who dismissed Rohit. Rohit was dismissed after scoring 34 runs off 68 balls, smashing 4 fours during his knock. It would be interesting to see if Hitman is able to leave a mark with his performance in the second innings of the ongoing WTC Final