Mayank Agarwal Continues to Dominate South African Bowlers Alongside Cheteshwar Pujara After Rohit Sharma’s Dismissal Ahead of Lunch Day 2
The first session of the day to was also dominated by the Indian batsman as it was Mayank Agarwal and Rohit Sharma both shifted gears on the day two of India vs South Africa, 1st Test 2019. Unfortunately, Rohit Sharma missed out on a double ton as he got out on 176 runs both the opening pair broke a plethora of records and were blazing guns for the hosts at the VDCA Stadium in Vishakhapatnam. Agarwal and Sharma surpassed Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir who had put up a 218 run stand against South Africa in 2004 at Kanpur. Rohit Sharma Reaches 150 Run Mark During IND vs SA, 1st Test, Day 2.
During the course of his innings, he slammed 18 fours and five maximums. He also became the second Indian to score 150 runs plus in his first Test match as an opener. Sharma batsman was also the first Indian to score 150 runs on his Test debut. It was Quinton de Kock who got Rohit Sharma’s wicket as the Indian batsman fell short of the crease after hitting a six and four. Keshav Maharaj who was handling the bowing duties. Sharma got stumped on 176 runs and thereby broke a lot of hearts missing out on a double ton. Rohit Sharma Departs After Making 176 Runs, Netizens Sad Over Hitman Missing Out on Double Century During India vs South Africa 1st Test 2019.
Mayank Agarwal stands on the score of 138 runs whereas, Cheteshwar Pujara has so far scored six runs. As of now, India stands on the score of 324 runs for a loss of one wicket.