India vs England 2021: Rohit Sharma hits a century, accelerates India’s run throttle

Rohit Sharma smashed a century in the ongoing second Test against England in Chennai.

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Rohit Sharma celebrates after hitting a hundred

After nearly a ten-innings slump in the Test cricket, Rohit Sharma lived upto his nickname ‘Hitman’ as he scored a much needed century on Day 1 of the ongoing second Test against England in Chennai.

After Shubman Gill’s dismissal on a duck, the responsibility on Sharma’s shoulder was further imposed. With India losing wickets at the other end, Sharma kept his calm which later paid off as a ton.

Currently batting, he has smashed 109 runs off 146 balls. His fiery knock includes fourteen fours and two massive sixes.

Batting with the vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on the pitch, the duo has knit a 71 run stand between them.

Twitter erupted congratulating Rohit Sharma

Centurion Rohit Sharma celebrates

Rohit Sharma scored a quickfire century after India lost crucial wickets of Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, and Virat Kohli in the first session of Day 1.

Having scored a century today, he becomes the first Indian player to smash a 100 in 2021.

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