Rohit Sharma overcomes Sachin Tendulkar and establishes a significant Asia Cup record in the game against Sri Lanka.
In the 2022 Asia Cup match between India and Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma collected 72 points on just 41 deliveries.
Rohit Sharma, the team’s captain, gave India a strong start in their Tuesday Asia Cup Super Four match in Dubai with a delightful 41-ball 72. After that, India started to falter and finished the match against Sri Lanka at 173 for eight. After India lost its first two wickets, Rohit left the field having smashed an exciting century with five fours and four sixes. Suryakumar Yadav (34 off 29 balls), who contributed to a third-wicket stand of 97 runs, gave him dependable support.
India’s removal of Rohit cost them the game, as they scored 63 runs after reaching 110 for three in the 13th over.
In the third over, India, the defending champions, were at 13 for two as Sri Lanka promptly dismissed both opener KL Rahul (six) and one-down Virat Kohli (zero).
While Chamika Karunaratne received a feed from the wide midfielder for a goal. Rohit Sharma kept his upbeat mindset as the scoreboard stayed busy.
Asitha Fernando, a fast-medium bowler, had been added to the attack. was hammered for a string of sixes and fours by Rohit Sharma, who scored 14 runs in the fifth over. Theekshana was then called out for a four-over square leg by the Indian captain. The 44 runs scored by India in the six powerplay overs were aided. Then, Wanindu Hasaranga and Karunaratne, two leg-spinners, bowled a few tight overs and were effective in holding Rohit Sharma and Suryakumar Yadav at bay.
Rohit Sharma, who was batting and had made 40 runs. Was dropped at extra cover as a result of Hasaranga’s bowling. Rohit Sharma used the chance presented by his reprieve to score a six and a four to reach fifty after whipping Asitha Fernando over deep square-leg.
Suryakumar also joined in the fun, hitting Madushanka as hard as he could. The Indian captain waltzed down the wicket and lofted Hasaranga over long-on. Now Rohit had a chance to hit another six. He then played a four and a six after that.
However, the following over was a slower one, and Karunaratne dismissed Rohit.
India’s score was insufficient, but Sri Lanka still managed to reach the mark with one delivery and four wickets remaining.
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