Rohit Sharma scored an outstanding century against Pakistan at Manchester.Previously, he had a century against South Africa, so, it is his 2nd century of World Cup 2019.
Firstly, India were in a sluggish start because the openers scored only 136 runs in just under 24 overs.But it was Rohit Sharma who showed his authority in ICC WC 2019 when he slams his second century of the tournament , in the important clash against arch-rivals Pakistan.In earlier indian Skipper Virat Kohli lost the toss and was asked to bat first. So,Sarfaraz Ahmed( Pakistan skipper) decided to bowl first.Here,KL Rahul(replaced injured Shikhar Dhawan) took some time to set in the crease while Rohit Sharma lead the attack and scored all sides of the field.Rohit Sharma could have been run out but he kept his mind calm and India seemed to set for a huge run.
100 For Rohit: Wow! Hats off Rohit!This Indian opening batsman has scored a ton in just 85 balls.This is a mindblowing innings in such a high pressure game.India are at 173/1 now.
Then the field was set for Rohit Sharma and the captain Virat Kohli to consolidate and Pakistan bowling and fielding could not able to hold off India.
Rohit Out After Scoring 140
Hassan bowled a short one for Rohit and he went for a big pull.The ball crossed the boundary line. But in the next ball , he attempted to scoop the ball over short fine leg and Wahab Riaz hold the catch simply.
The score of India is 234/2 now.