Twitter Reactions: Unstoppable Rohit Sharma Hits His Maiden Test Double Century
After winning the toss, India got a poor start in the ongoing . India lost the first three wickets in just 39 runs as (10), (0) and (12) fell cheaply.
But Rohit Sharma has performed unstoppably along with and it not only has rescued the hosts but has also set up the moment to put the large first-innings total.
On the day one of this Test match, Rohit completed his sixth Test century in 130 balls. While the day one ended early due to the bad light, India were batting on 224/3 and Rohit was batting on 117 runs along with Rahane (83*).
Rohit has continued his familiar style of batting on the second day of this Test match. While Rahane completed his 11th Test century, Rohit completed his 150 runs in 199 balls.
After building up a strong fourth-wicket partnership of 267 runs, Rahane lost his wicket on 115 runs.
Rohit Sharma completed his maiden Test double-century in 249 balls
However, Rohit has continued his amazing batting performance and reached his maiden Test double-century. His previous best Test knock was 177 runs.
At lunch on day two, Rohit was batting on 199 runs off 242 balls. In the early second session, Rohit completed this double-century (in 249 balls) by hitting a sixer. The right-handed batsman hit 28 fours and 5 sixes to complete this double ton.
Before this Test series, Rohit never played as an opener in Test career. Visakhapatnam Test was his first Test to feature as an opening batsman. In that Test match, Rohit scored 176 and 127 runs respectively. Though he scored just 14 runs in the first innings of Pune Test, the latest double-century has proved his capacity.
Here are some Twitter reactions of Rohit’s latest Test double-century:
200 FOR ROHIT SHARMA— ICC (@ICC) October 20, 2019
He's recorded three double centuries in ODI cricket, and now he has one in Tests too
What a knock this has been from the India opener!
Follow #INDvSA LIVE https://t.co/AEYe6hGC3opic.twitter.com/6lz80LHK4C
Take a bow, HITMAN— BCCI (@BCCI) October 20, 2019
An absolutely sensational innings from @ImRo45 as he brings up his double ton here in Ranchi. pic.twitter.com/zqLCCfQzqX
Excellent application and commitment from @ImRo45 Test double tons don’t come easy. Can he power on? He has a real chance to make this bigger. Superb from @ajinkyarahane88 as well.— Boria Majumdar (@BoriaMajumdar) October 20, 2019
Rohit celebrating Viru Sehwag’s birthday by reaching double century with 6! Expect more mayhem from his bat now…— Cricketwallah (@cricketwallah) October 20, 2019
A beautiful gift by Rohit Sharma to the greatest Test opener of India @virendersehwag on his birthday. Completing His double hundred with a Six, just like Viru. #INDvSA#RohitSharma#virendersehwag#RanchiTest— Abhinav Rao (@Rao_Abhinav1991) October 20, 2019
Rohit – Incredible – Sharma: A batsman whom we can watch batting whole day!!! #RohitSharma#INDvSA #200— Harsh Raj (@harsh_rajs) October 20, 2019
Hundred with a six— Abubakar Jamakhandi (@AbubakarRJkd) October 20, 2019
Double Hundred with a six
Congratulations Hitman on your maiden Double. #TeamIndia#RohitSharma
#Hitman hits double ton on the occasion of #VirenderSehwag bhai birthday #RohitSharma#INDvSA#HappyBirthdayVirupic.twitter.com/5VHsuHrcRd— Rajesh (@rajeshwithhim) October 20, 2019
Ro HIT Sharma. #RohitSharma#INDvSA— Vidit Sharma (@TheViditsharma) October 20, 2019
Take a bow, HITMAN— Dharma Talkies (@DharmaTalkies) October 20, 2019
An absolutely sensational innings from Rohit Sharma as he brings up his double ton here in Ranchi. #RohitSharma#Hitman#INDvSA#INDvsSApic.twitter.com/yGw0Fg0Lc9
9 International centuries for the Hitman in 2019— Nidhi (@NidhiLovesG0D) October 19, 2019
NO DOUBT #RohitSharma IS ONE OF THE BEST BATSMAN OF THIS ERA
AND see #ViratKohli Reaction after #RohitSharma CENTURY
This was Moment of the Day #INDvSA@ImRo45@imVkohlipic.twitter.com/ABVYtXNMTB
A tribute to @virendersehwag by @ImRo45 on his birthday.— Its Raj..! (@LoyalSalmanFan1) October 20, 2019
Completed his maiden double ton with a Six, not every player has guts to go on the rise, close to such big milestone.
This is absolutely brilliant Sharma , Sun is really rising very brightly.#INDvSA#RohitSharma#Sehwagpic.twitter.com/VFXTGCKOqn
What a happiest moment for me— CharuN Ro'HIT' (@imcharanro45) October 19, 2019
I got a new phone and….
My God's century#RohitSharma
Most happiest person right nowpic.twitter.com/OgnvZqwMb4
And and and HITMAN reaches his maiden 200 in test match @ImRo45— We Love Rohit (@WeLoveRohit) October 20, 2019
And what a way to bring up his double hundred , with a shot that he loves and plays so very well #Hitman#RohitSharma#INDvSA@BCCIpic.twitter.com/73jSFLdRdq
Pic1 – Rohit Sharma Haters before Test Series.— John (@j_o_h_n_19) October 20, 2019
Pic2 – Rohit Sharma Haters right now in Series…..#RohitSharma#INDvSA#hitmanpic.twitter.com/wbfz9M9yyv
I’ll rate this inning of #RohitSharma the best of his test cricket career, under critical circumstances he kept his calm and very confidently stayed on crease and now when he’s settled down , the art of Hitman changing the text books of session play jiyo @ImRo45#IndvsSapic.twitter.com/rAU8dNdp5v— Its Raj..! (@LoyalSalmanFan1) October 19, 2019