Ind vs SA: Rohit Sharma hit a half-century, showing his attitude!
News Track 02 October 2019 15:12
Visakhapatnam: The first match of the three-Test series between India and South Africa is being played today i.e. on Wednesday in Visakhapatnam. As an opener, Rohit Sharma has already hit a half-century in a Test match. Rohit and Mayank Agarwal gave a strong start to the Indian team, winning the toss and batting first.
Right-handed batsman Rohit Sharma, playing the first Test match as an opener, completed his half-century in 84 balls in the first innings. Rohit completed 52 runs in 84 balls before lunch on the first day, which included 5 fours and 2 sixes. During this time Rohit Sharma's strike rate was close to 62, indicating that Rohit Sharma is not in any hurry. Winning the toss, Indian captain Virat Kohli decided to bat first.
The team's opening pair Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal did not allow any wickets to fall until lunch. In the first session, Rohit and Mayank added 91 runs without losing wickets. In this, Rohit got 52 runs off the bat while Mayank contributed 39 runs. Rohit Sharma, who played for the first time as an opener in the Test series against South Africa, batted in his fearless style. Rohit faced the balls of South Africa's number one bowler Kagiso Rabada very easily.