Indian team captain Rohit Sharma ended the wait of the fans by scoring a brilliant century against New Zealand in Indore. Since 19 January 2020, Rohit’s bat, known as Hitman, had not touched the three-digit magic number. Rohit has scored the 30th century of his ODI career against New Zealand. The Indian captain, while batting brilliantly, put a lot of class on the Kiwi bowlers and completed the 30th century of his ODI career in 83 balls.
Century came after a long gap of 3 years
Let us tell you that before this century innings against New Zealand, Rohit had also looked in good rhythm against Sri Lanka, but could not score a century. Today he ended this wait as well. Also, let us tell you that Rohit Sharma has scored a century in the 50-over format after a long gap of 16 innings and 3 years. Earlier, Rohit scored his last ODI century against Australia on January 19, 2020.
Rohit’s performance in 2022
Last year in 2022, Sharma was seen in very bad rhythm. Talking about ODI cricket, he scored a total of 249 runs in 8 matches at an average of 41.50. During this, 3 half-centuries were seen from his bat and his best score was 76 not out. In 2021, this veteran right-handed opener scored a total of 90 runs in 3 ODIs at an average of 30. During this, his highest score was 37 runs.
First century in Indore
This is 35-year-old Rohit Sharma’s first (Rohit Sharma’s first ODI century) at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore and second ODI century against New Zealand. This is Rohit’s third century as captain. Indian captain scoring a century in the World Cup year is a very good sign for Team India and the fans.