India Vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI: Team India captain Rohit Sharma gave a befitting reply to his critics by scoring a century in the ongoing third ODI against New Zealand. With this, the star batsman ended the long-running drought of centuries. Rohit Sharma scored the 30th century of ODI career and in this case equaled Australian veteran Ricky Ponting (Rohit Sharma equals Ricky Ponting ODI Record). In ODIs, he has now come third in the list of most centuries after Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli.
Batting first, Team India, leading 2-0 in the three-match series, posted 385 runs on the scoreboard. For India, captain Rohit Sharma and young opener Shubman Gill, who is in excellent form, scored a century. Apart from him, all-rounder Hardik Pandya played an aggressive innings of 54 runs.
Kohli praised Rohit’s innings
Meanwhile, a video and some pictures are becoming increasingly viral on social media, in which Virat Kohli is expressing his happiness after the brilliant innings of the Indian captain. Kohli, who came down to bat at number-3 after Rohit’s dismissal, patted the ‘Hitman’ on the back and both were seen smiling. This picture won the hearts of crores of Indian fans.
Rain of runs in Indore
Talking about the India-New Zealand third ODI being played at the Holkar Stadium in Indore, Team India set a target of 386 runs in front of the Kiwis on the basis of centuries by Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill. All-rounder Hardik Pandya’s blistering 54 helped India reach this mammoth score.
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Till the last update, New Zealand, chasing this big total, have scored 90 runs for the loss of just 1 wicket in 13 overs. Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav got the first success for India.