Oval. Team India has made a great comeback in the Test series on the basis of Rohit Sharma’s century. After trailing by 99 runs in the first innings, India won the fourth Test (IND vs. ENG) by 157 runs. Rohit played a big innings of 127 runs in the second innings. He was selected as the best in the match. “It’s one of my best centuries,” he said after the win. We got 20-25 days after the WTC final. It has proven to be a game changer for our preparation. Team India went ahead 2-1 in the 5 match series. The last match of the series will be held in Manchester from 10 September.
Rohit Sharma said, ‘I wanted to be on the field. But the century was special. After falling behind by 100 runs, it was important to give a target of 370 runs. The whole team showed great play. “This is my first century abroad,” he said. Obviously one of my best centuries. I was not thinking of the century. We were under pressure but batted according to the situation. Rohit is the second Indian batsman after KL Rahul to score a century in the series.
Wanted to get the team in good shape
Opener batsman Rohit Sharma said, ‘Nothing was going on in my head. I just wanted to keep the team in a good position. I batted in the middle order. But was aware of how important the inauguration was. “You have to accept the challenge,” he said. We had 20-25 days after WTC and it was a game changer. At this point we could intensify the preparations.
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In terms of runs, Rohit has reached number three
Rohit Sharma has scored 36 runs at an average of 5 of innings in the current Test series innings. He has scored a century and two half centuries. He is the second highest run scorer in the series. English captain Joe Root is at the top with 564 runs. He has scored centuries and a half century. KL Rahul has scored 315 runs with the help of a century and a half century. No other batsman has touched 30,000 runs.
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