In the match against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma surpasses Sachin Tendulkar and sets a noteworthy Asia Cup record.
India vs. Sri Lanka in the 2022 Asia Cup: Rohit Sharma scored 72 points off of just 41 deliveries.
India’s captain Rohit Sharma got the team off to a good start in their Tuesday Asia Cup Super Four encounter in Dubai with a fun 41-ball 72 before India faded and concluded at 173 for eight against Sri Lanka. Rohit went off after India lost its first two wickets, smashing an exhilarating century with five fours and four sixes. He received solid assistance from Suryakumar Yadav (34 off 29 balls), who contributed to a third-wicket stand of 97 runs.
India lost momentum during the game as a result of Rohit’s removal as they scored 63 runs after reaching 110 for three in the 13th over.
India, the defending champions, ran into difficulties as Sri Lanka quickly dismissed both opener KL Rahul (six) and one-down Virat Kohli (zero), leaving India at 13 for two in the third over.
While a wide mid-on pass was made to Chamika Karunaratne for a goal. The scoreboard remained active as Rohit Sharma maintained his positive attitude.
A fast-medium bowler named Asitha Fernando had been introduced to the assault. was destroyed by Rohit Sharma for a series of sixes and fours, scoring 14 runs in the fifth over. The Indian captain then called Theekshana out for a four-over square leg. India’s 44 runs in the six powerplay overs were helped. Then, two leg-spinners, Wanindu Hasaranga and Karunaratne, bowled a few tight overs and were successful in containing Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav.
Hasaranga’s bowling led Rohit Sharma, who was batting and had scored 40, to be dropped at extra cover. Asitha Fernando was whipped over deep square-leg by Rohit Sharma, who took use of the opportunity provided by his reprieve to score a six and a four to reach fifty.
As hard as he could, Suryakumar also joined in the fun by striking Madushanka. While dancing down the wicket, the Indian skipper lofted Hasaranga over long-on. Rohit had the opportunity to hit another six now. After that, he played a four and a six.
The next over, though, was a slower one, and Karunaratne bowled Rohit out.
However, Sri Lanka was able to successfully chase down the target with one ball and four wickets left despite India’s score being insufficient.
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