Twitter erupts as Rohit Sharma’s fourth T20I ton powers India to series win over Windies

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06 Nov 2018, 22:35 IST

Rohit Sharma  Twitter erupts as Rohit Sharma’s fourth T20I ton powers India to series win over Windies
Rohit Sharma

International males’s Cricket returned to Lucknow after a spot of 24 years and with it got here the fireworks from the bat of Rohit Sharma. The hit-man turned the primary Cricketer to rating 4 centuries in T20 Internationals. The Indian skipper misplaced the toss and was requested to bat by his West Indian counterpart Carlos Brathwaite.

Rohit Sharma performed out the primary over bowled by Oshane Thomas as a maiden however that didn’t have an effect on the Mumbai batsman. For the primary wicket, he added 123 runs together with Shikhar Dhawan. After Dhawan was dismissed for 43, Rishabh Pant was promoted forward of KL Rahul however the transfer didn’t work as the left-hander obtained out for simply 5.

Rohit Sharma reached his half-century in 38 balls and within the subsequent 23 balls he went on to add 60 runs to his tally. KL Rahul additionally made a helpful contribution of 26 off 14 balls. With Eight runs wanted off the final over to rating a century, Rohit hit three fours and one six to take India to 195 on the finish of 20 overs.

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For the massive chase, Windies promoted Shimron Hetmyer as the opener alongside Shai Hope. The transfer didn’t go in accordance to the plan as Khaleel Ahmed despatched again each the openers earlier than the tip of the powerplay. As a outcome, the guests may solely make 39 runs within the first six overs for the lack of two wickets.

In the eighth over entered Kuldeep Yadav and picked up the wickets of Darren Bravo and Nicolas Pooran in his very first over. In the center, overs, Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar chipped in with a wicket every.

The common fall of wickets meant that the Windies have been by no means within the chase and misplaced the match by an enormous margin of 71 runs. Rohit Sharma along with his century and good catching was the star of the match and has rightly attracted quite a lot of consideration on Twitter.

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Here’s how Twitter reacted to India’s series win over the West Indies:

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