Rohit revealed that his most particular second with the previous skipper stays the second when he hit his first ODI double century. The India opener scored the primary of his three ODI double tons on November 2, 2013 towards Australia in Bengaluru.
In a video that Rohit tweeted as a part of the query and reply session on Twitter with followers on Friendship Day, Rohit mentioned, “Best second with MS (Dhoni) was my first double hundred, he was batting with me and we had an extended partnership.”
Opening the batting, Rohit went on to play many of the innings. His epic knock included 12 fours and 16 sixes. Opening the innings with Shikhar Dhawan, the duo shared an opening-partnership of 112, adopted by a 72-run stand with Suresh Raina.
But his partnership with Dhoni was the spotlight of the innings. The opener and the previous skipper hammered the Australian aspect with a 167-run partnership. Rohit smashed 114 in that partnership off simply 59 deliveries, whereas Dhoni scored 62 off 38 on the Chinnaswamy Stadium.
It was a memorable knock for the India opener because it was solely the third occasion of a participant scoring a double hundred in males’s ODIs, the earlier two being scored by Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag.
But that wasn’t Rohit’s solely double ton, as a 12 months later, the hitman went on to smash 264 towards Sri Lanka on the Eden Gardens, to develop into the one batsman with two double lots of in ODIs. He added his third double hundred in 2017 in Mohali, with an unbeaten 208 towards Sri Lanka.
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) August 2, 2020
Rohit picks favorite century of World Cup 2019
The India opener additionally opened up about his favorite century of the World Cup. Talking within the video on Twitter, Rohit mentioned that his favorite century of ICC Men’s World Cup 2019 was the 122-run unbeaten knock towards South Africa.
“My favourite hundred in the World Cup last year was against South Africa, the first game we played. Although it was a low total but the conditions were quite challenging and the bowling attack was really good,” mentioned Rohit.
Rohit’s knock powered the Men in Blue to a cushty six wicket win over the Proteas within the opening recreation for the aspect. Rohit picked up the Player of the Match award for his match-winning innings.
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