Rohit Sharma marked one other big day with a memorable knock.© Instagram
Rohit Sharma slammed a brilliant hundred on Day 1 of the continuing second Check between India and England in Chennai on Saturday. The Test additionally marked the return of followers in a world cricket match for the primary time in India since March final 12 months. As Rohit smashed the England bowlers to all components of the MA Chidambaram stadium, his spouse Ritika applauded from the stands. Rohit’s seventh hundred within the longest format of the sport got here on the eve of Valentine’s Day. It wasn’t the primary time that Rohit placed on a batting masterclass together with his spouse Ritika watching from the stands on a special day. Mumbai Indians took to Twitter to unveil an fascinating connection between a few of Rohit’s key knocks and the presence of Ritika contained in the stadium.
208* vs – Marriage ceremony anniversary reward
118 vs – @ritssajdeh‘s birthday reward
115 vs – Valentine’s day reward (2018)
161 vs – Valentine’s day reward (2021)
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) February 13, 2021
Earlier within the day, Rohit stitched an vital 85-run partnership with Cheteshwar Pujara after India misplaced the wicket of Shubman Gill within the second over of the day.
After Pujara fell, Virat Kohli was cleaned up by Moeen Ali for a duck.
Rohit then discovered ample assist from Ajinkya Rahane because the duo took India to a cushty place.
Rohit and Rahane added 162 runs for the fourth wicket.
India completed the day at 300 for six with Rishabh Pant unbeaten on 33 and Axar Patel not out on 5.
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