The ODI series between India and Srilanka started, and today the first match has been playing in Guwahati. All the senior players are making comeback in this series and Rohit Sharma is captaining the Indian team in this match and series as well. It’s a full-strength squad for India.
Captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first in this match as he was thinking to put on a huge total while batting first. Indian team has proved his decision right as the side has put in a huge total of 373/8 in the quota of 50 overs. It’s a very huge total and Sri Lanka will have a very hard target.
Rohit Sharma played a captain’s knock:
While making a comeback after the break Rohit Sharma started with a bang as he have India a solid start with his new opening partner Shubman Gill. He made a partnership of 143 runs in just 20 overs, giving the other batters a great boost and confidence.
Shubman Gill played a knock of 70 runs while he got out. Rohit Sharma also scored a quick fifty and smashed 83 runs but he missed out on his century. He got out on the ball of Dilshan madhushanka in the 24th over and he was very upset about missing out on his century.
Virat Kohli scored his 73rd hundred:
Virat Kohli was brilliant today as he scored his 73rd hundred of his career and it was his back-to-back century in this format. He scored his last century against Bangladesh in the last ODI of the series. It was his 9th century against Srilanka and he surpassed Sachin Tendulkar for most hundred against a single team.