New Delhi. The third day of the Oval Test (India v England, 4th Test) was all in the name of Indian batsmen. India scored 270 for 3 in the second innings. In the first innings, India were all out for 191, but in the second innings, Team India opener Rohit Sharma got the visitors back with a great century. Rohit Sharma played an innings of 127 runs. Let me tell you that Rohit Sharma scored a Test century on foreign soil for the first time. Interestingly, after Rohit Sharma’s century, Virender Sehwag started trending on social media. In fact, Rohit Sharma completed his century with a six. When Rohit was on 5, he hit a six in the long over off Main Ali. After that, fans on social media started comparing Rohit Sharma with Virender Sehwag. Everyone believed that Rohit Sharma had scored a century in the style of Virender Sehwag. But let me tell you that Rohit Sharma is far ahead of Virender Sehwag in scoring a six.
Rohit Sharma has completed his century and double century in all formats by hitting six sixes. No other Indian is even close to Rohit Sharma. Sachin has completed six centuries with sixes but all in Test format. Sehwag has completed his triple century by hitting sixes twice. Speaking of Test cricket, Rohit Sharma completed his century by hitting sixes for the third time. Gambhir and Ishav Pant have scored sixes twice.
No one in England has achieved as much as Rohit Sharma.
Rohit Sharma is the only foreign player to score a century in all three formats on English soil. Not only that, he is the only foreign batsman in the world to score a century in England’s Grou T field. Edgbaston, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Southampton, Nottingham and now Rohit Sharma have scored centuries at The Oval. In England, Rohit Sharma has scored 9 centuries. He is the highest-scoring batsman in England for India. He surpassed Rahul Dravid who scored a century. Don Bradman has scored the most 11 centuries in England. Bigger than a century is the fact that Rohit Sharma has played more than 700 balls in a Test series for the first time. These figures clearly indicate that Rohit Sharma has the ability to stay on hard pitches for a long time.
Rohit Sharma’s record-breaking century
IND VS ENG: Rohit Sharma is the best opener after Sachin, scoring 11,000 runs
Let us say that Rohit Sharma completed his 3,000 runs in Test cricket during his century in the Oval Test. Rohit Sharma did this feat in the feat innings and took the innings innings for Virat Kohli. Not only that, Rohit Sharma also completed his 11,000 runs as an opener in international cricket. It is clear that the Oval Test will always be remembered by Rohit Sharma and his fans.
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