3rd Test , INDIA vs SA : Rohit – Rahane led India to 224

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The last match of the three-match Test series between India and South Africa is being played at JSCA Stadium in Ranchi. After winning the toss, Team India came out to bat first and scored 224 runs after losing 3 wickets. The game after the tea break was washed away due to rain. 32 overs were to be bowled, but the game could not be played due to rain. Rohit Sharma was unbeaten on 117 and Ajinkya Rahane on 83 runs. They have already shared 185 runs partnership for the fourth wicket. Rohit has faced 164 balls so far, in which he has hit 14 fours and four sixes. Rahane has so far hit 11 fours and a six off 135 balls. India have lost the wickets of Mayank Agarwal (10), Cheteshwar Pujara (0) and captain Virat Kohli (12).

Rohit Sharma’s sixth Test century

Rohit hit the sixth century of his career with the help of 13 fours and 4 sixes in 130 balls. He completed the century by hitting a six off the fourth ball of the 45th over. This is his third century in the current Test series against South Africa. With this, the Hitman became the second Indian opener to score 3 or more centuries in a Test series. Prior to him, Sunil Gavaskar has 3 or more centuries in 3 different series. Rohit Sharma completed 2000 Test runs of his career.

 

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