Rohit Sharma got his first Test century as a captain, making a record


Rohit Sharma scored his first Test century after getting the responsibility of leading the Indian team. India fought in the Nagpur Test relying on his responsible innings of 120 runs. Besides scoring his ninth century in Test cricket, he set a new precedent. Babar Azam, Faf du Plessis, and Tillakaratne Dilshan have shared the experience. Virat Kohli and Mahendra Singh Dhoni however do not have this achievement.

Rohit scored his ninth century at home in red ball cricket. At the same time, as a captain, he set the example of scoring centuries in three types of cricket. This precedent was earlier by Babar, du Plessis, and Dilshan. Rohit became the fourth Indian batsman in the world and the first to set this precedent. Rohit’s number of hundreds in international cricket as captain of the Indian team is six. As the country’s captain, the 35-year-old cricketer scored three centuries in ODI cricket and two in T20 cricket. He also scored a hundred in Test cricket in Nagpur. He touched on the example of Babar.

Rohit Sharma is just a little behind Tendulkar

Rohit has a tally of 38 centuries as an opener in international cricket in Nagpur on Friday. Only Sachin Tendulkar is ahead of him in this regard. Sachin scored 45 centuries as an opener in international cricket. Rohit scored his sixth century as an opener in Test cricket against Australia.

Rohit completed his century with 171 balls. He smashed a four to the debutant Australian spinner Todd Murphy. Rohit played a captain innings on a day when other Indian batsmen failed. He sent the Australian bowlers off the field several times. He scored 120 off 212 balls before being dismissed by Pat Cummins. 15 fours and two sixes came from his bat. Rohit’s game has changed ever since he started playing in Tests as an opener. He is seen batting more aggressively. In Nagpur too, he took his innings forward in the same way.

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