'Captain Leading From the front' - Fans react as Indian skipper Rohit Sharma smashes brilliant century to rescue team from miserable situation

Rohit Sharma, alongside Ravindra Jadeja, rescued India from a miserable situation on the first day of the ongoing third Test against England.

Mathew K
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Rohit Sharma (File Photo: X)

Rohit Sharma (File Photo: X)

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma scored a brilliant century on the first day of the ongoing third Test of the five-match series against England. Rohit’s century helped India to rescue from a miserable situation when they had lost 3 wickets just at the score of 33 runs. Rohit also stitched an amazing partnership of 204 runs for the fourth wicket with the star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.

It is the 11th century for Rohit Sharma in his Test Career of more than 10 years. Rohit took charge of Indian batting when they were struggling in the morning of the first day after losing their top 2 wickets early at the score of 24 runs. Rajat Patidar also fell prey to Tom Hartley in the 9th over of the innings at the team’s score of only 33 runs.

Rohit also brought India into a dominant position against the visitors on the opening day of this very crucial Test of the five-match series. He scored 131 runs off 196 balls, with 14 fours and 3 sixes.

India in a commanding position as Rohit Sharma smashed the century

Speaking of the action of the match, India scored 238 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 64.5 overs, with star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and debutant Sarfaraz Khan there in the middle. Jadeja is also playing at the brilliant individual score of 85 runs off 158 balls, with 7 fours and 2 sixes.

Star England pacer Mark Wood has bowled brilliantly so far for his side, scalping 3 wickets at the cost of 65 runs in 15 overs, alongside one wicket picked by young spinner Tom Hartley.

Notably, the five-match series between India and England is currently levelled with the score line of 1-1, with England winning the first Test of the series followed by India’s massive win in the second Test of the series.

Coming back to Rohit Sharma’s century in the ongoing third Test, the fans are also delighted with this amazing knock played by the hosts’ skipper in a very crucial situation.

Here’s how fans reacted to Rohit Sharma’s century:  

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