It’s become a cliché of sorts, tagging every Test win on foreign soil as the birth of a new epoch.
We look at the the top peaks in Twitter conversation, top hashtags and the most followed accounts in India.
@ImRo45 with 1.45 million followers on Twitter was top trend as India went on to beat Lanka by 153 runs.
Rohit Sharma, in a conversation with The Indian Express, revisited the nightmarish 2012 tour of Sri Lanka.
With just four fielders manning the rope, captains have a tough time plugging flow of runs, as it happened on Thursday.
The 50-over format, in particular, is caught in an identity crisis for it has been reduced to an extended form of T20.
Rohit Sharma smashed a 264-run knock against Sri Lanka in Kolkata last night.
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Gautam Gambhir’s unbeaten 150 not out vs Sri Lanka on December 24, 2009 was the previous highest against Sri Lanka.
For the first 11 years of one-day cricket, India’s highest team total was 265. On Thursday, Rohit Sharma scored 264 all by himself.
Sharma fractured his finger in England and underwent surgery to get it fixed.
Sharma is currently undergoing treatment in England and is expected to be fully fit in about 21 days.
Even absence of an injured Rohit Sharma has not unsettled India’s batting order as Rahane and Rayudu step it up.
Rohit, who scored heavily in 2013, said he can only score runs and can’t control what critics feel about him.
Rohit said that it was an unbelievable feeling to chase down 190 in 14.3 overs and seal play-off spot.