Hardik Pandya has finished off this chase in a space of 7 balls as India finish off the chase in style with 15 balls to spare. Rohit remains unbeaten on 122 while Pandya scored 15 in 7 balls as India win the opener by 6 wickets
Hardik Pandya doesn’t take time settling in as he smashes Chris Morris for 2 back-to-back boundaries to bring down the required runs to just 6 runs. Exactly what the doctor had ordered for India in the closing stages of this game.
Dhoni who walked out to bat with India in a spot of bother has quietly moved on to 33 himself and managed to provide exactly the kind of support Rohit Sharma needed and the situation demanded. He will look to finish unbeaten and not push India down the nervy lane
Rohit Sharma became the 1st Asian batsman to hit a hundred in World Cup 2019 as India stormed towards victory over South Africa in their tournament opener in Southampton on Wednesday. Rohit also went past Sourav Ganguly’s tally of 22 hundreds in one-day internationals.
Rohit Sharma, the only cricketer to score 3 double hundreds in ODIs, now has 23 ODI hundreds – only 8 batsmen have scored more ODI centuries than India’s talismanic opening batsman and vice-captain