Rohit Sharma gave a brilliant start to the Indian team in this first ODI against Srilanka even when the Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka asked the Indian team to bat first after winning the toss. Rohit Sharma played the match in his attacking way while making a comeback from injury.
He was beaten by Wanindu Hasaranga:
He was taking some time to get settled on this pitch and he was beaten by Wanindu Hasaranga in the 11th over of the match. He beats the Indian captain on the 5th ball of the over. The balls hit the pad of Rohit Sharma and it was a very loud appeal from Sri Lanka but the umpire gave him not out.
Virat Kohli signalled out from the dressing room:
The Sri Lankan team decided to take a review on this ball as they were desperate of taking the first wicket. However, their review went in vain as the umpire’s decision stands even after the review but it was seen in the replay that Virat Kohli was signalling out to Ishan Kishan during that review and this video is getting viral a lot.
Rohit Sharma scored a brilliant half-century:
Rohit Sharma played fearless cricket on his comeback as he scored a brilliant half-century in today’s match and he has smashed 83 runs in just 67 balls. He smashed 6 fours and 3 sixes in his inning and gave India a solid start as he made a partnership of 143 runs with Shubman Gill for the first wicket.