SL vs IND: After Kohli, Rohit Sharma completes 13th ODI ton
Colombo: After Indian skipper Virat Kohli, opener Rohit Sharma also completed his 13th hundred in One-Day International (ODI) Cricket in the fourth match against Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa stadium here on Thursday.
Where Virat Kohli completed his ton off 76 balls, Rohit Sharma was also aggressive in his inning as he took only 85 deliveries to reach the feat.
Rohit has completed his 13th hundred in his 163rd ODI. It is his second back to back hundred in the series as he had scored 124* runs off 145 deliveries with 16 fours and 2 sixes in the third ODI of the five-match series at Pallekele.
Before today’s match, Rohit had scored 6,680 runs at a healthy average of 43.64 in 162 matches. He has also smashed 33 half-centuries and holds a world record 264 as his highest individual score.
With the centuries by Kohli (131 off 96, 17 fours, 2 sixes) and Rohit Sharma (100 off 85, 10 fours, 3 sixes), India is looking to be heading towards the gigantic 400-run mark.
In 34 overs, India is at 262/2 with Rohit and Hardik Pandya (19 off 15, 1 four, 1 six) batting at the crease.