Indian captain Rohit Sharma has been receiving praise from all corners after he etched his name in record books on Friday (February 10) by becoming the first Indian skipper to hit a century in all three formats of the game.
Rohit registered his maiden Test ton against Australia on Day 2 of the four-match series opener in Nagpur. He created history by achieving the milestone in his third Test as Indian captain and 46th overall.
Having completed his half-century at a strike rate of over 80 and ending the opening day with a score of 56 off 69 balls. He batted sensibly on the second day and pulled off his 9th hundred in the red-ball format in 171 balls. He was dismissed after scoring 120 runs off 212 balls, smashing 15 fours and 2 stunning sixes.
Apart from his stunning batting performance, Rohit Sharma won everyone’s heart with his incredible gesture towards his teammate.
A video of Rohit Sharma has been making rounds on the internet where he can be seen drinking water from Mohammad Siraj’s water bottle. The video of the same has been making rounds on the internet and the Indian captain has been receiving praise from all corners for his heart-touching gesture.
The incident took place during the 10th over of Australia’s innings. During the drinks break, Jaydev Unadkat entered the field with a water bottle. Rohit Sharma was seen drinking water from the same bottle from which Mohammad Siraj drinks water. The video shows the incredible bond that our Indian players share with each other.
Talking about the match, the ongoing first Test of the 2023 Border-Gavaskar Trophy kicked off in Nagpur on February 9, on a brilliant note for the Indian cricket team. After bowling the Australians 177 runs, the Indian cricket team produced a commanding performance.
After a stunning century by the Indian captain, Indian lower-order batters Axar Patel (84) and Mohammad Shami (37) put on 52 runs for the ninth wicket to put India on top. Australia has bundled out India for exactly 400.
Coming into day 3, the Indian side had a lead of 144 runs in the first innings with three wickets in hand. Ravindra Jadeja (70) was the first one to go in the morning session without adding much to his overnight score of 66. Axar Patel continued to bat well and scored 84 runs off 174 deliveries and was the last man to get dismissed.