Updated: September 4, 2021 10:26:37 pm
Rohit Sharma hit his first overseas century on the third day of the fourth Test between India and England at The Oval on Saturday. His unbeaten knock took the visitors to a position of strength in their second innings.
Reaching his eighth Test hundred in 204 balls, Rohit showed immense composure and control throughout his innings. On his way to the personal milestone, the 34-year-old hit 12 boundaries and one six.
— ICC (@ICC) September 4, 2021
Rohit also crossed 3000 Test runs on Saturday. After starting his innings alongside KL Rahul in the final session of the second day, the opener reached the landmark while partnering India’s number three batsman Cheteshwar Pujara.
The flamboyant batsman reached his hundred with a six, smashing it off Moeen Ali.
— CricG (@cricg18) September 4, 2021
He is the only visiting player to score centuries in all three formats while opening in England.
Rohit Sharma in England.
— Moulin (@Moulinparikh) September 4, 2021
Forging a hundred-run partnership with Pujara, Rohit took India’s lead over 100 runs in the second session of the third day.
The series is currently tied 1-1.
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