Rohit Sharma marks Test return with stylish hundred

first_imgRohit Sharma’s love-affair with 2017 continued as he smashed a brilliant century on the third day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at the VCA stadium in Nagpur on Sunday.Rohit, who returned to Test cricket after a gap of 13 months, scored his third hundred in Test cricket as India declared their innings at 610/6 with a lead 405 runs.Rohit started off on an attacking mode as he hit eight fours and a six in his unbeaten 102 off 160 deliveries.Rohit, playing his 22nd Test, scored a hundred after four years and something that he will cherish for a while now.He was also involved a 173-run stand with captain Virat Kohli, who hit his fifth double hundred, for the fifth wicket as the Indian duo made a mockery of a toothless Sri Lanka bowling attack.A century for @ImRo45 followed by the signal from the dressing room. India declare on 610/6, lead Sri Lanka (205) by 405 runs #INDvSL BCCI (@BCCI) November 26, 2017The 30-year-old made his debut in Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell series in 2013 and hit back-to-back centuries to kick-start his Test career on a high.Rohit has been in a sensational form this year, piling runs in one day internationals.Rohit, who holds the world record for highest individual score of 264 in ODIs, has smashed five hundreds in the 50-overs format and is currently behind Virat Kohli in list of leading run-getters this year.Good comeback by the hitman, Congrats on your 100 @imRo45Onto the bowlers to finish the job now. Fantastic Sunday!??? #IndvsSL Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) November 26, 2017last_img read more

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