Workforce India captain Rohit Sharma performed a brave knock of 51 runs* towards Bangladesh within the second ODI at Shere Bangla Nationwide Stadium, Dhaka. The swashbuckling opener got here out to bat at an uncommon quantity 9 place as he sustained a thumb harm whereas fielding within the first innings. Rohit put up a powerful struggle late within the run chase to maintain India’s hopes alive until the ultimate ball.
He smashed three fours and 5 sixes throughout his 28-ball keep within the center, to present India an opportunity however in the long run, didn’t get them over the road. With 20 wanted off the ultimate over, Rohit sliced Mustafizur via third man and within the hole between level and quick third man. He swatted the left-arm tempo down the bottom on the fifth ball, however Mustafizur had the final chuckle as Rohit couldn’t get a run on a yorker, depriving him of the room to swing arduous, to present Bangladesh an unassailable lead within the collection.
Rohit’s spouse Ritika Sajdeh was very impressed together with his courageous effort as she posted a be aware for him on Instagram.
“I really like you and I’m so pleased with the person you’re. To exit like that and do this,” Ritika wrote.
Flamboyant Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav additionally heaped reward on his skipper for his knock.
“Large Respect bro @ImRo45 #BANvsIND,” Suryakumar wrote on Twitter.
Along with his third six, Rohit grew to become the primary Indian to smash 500 sixes in worldwide cricket. He’s the second batter after Chris Gayle to breach the long-lasting 500-sixes mark. Gayle has smashed 553 sixes in his 551 worldwide innings to date.
Chasing a goal of chase of 272, India had been 65/4 earlier than Shreyas Iyer and Axar Patel placed on a century stand to resurrect India’s innings. Nevertheless, Iyer and Axar fell in fast succession and Shardul Thakur adopted them too which introduced Rohit to the center. His half-century propelled India late within the run chase.
In the meantime, Mehidy Hasan Miraz produced an all-round present with each bat and ball to assist Bangladesh beat India by 5 runs within the second ODI on Wednesday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead within the three-match collection. Miraz smashed an unbeaten 100 to proceed his chic type with the bat and claimed two wickets later within the second innings.