Cricketers congratulate Rohit Sharma on bringing up his third T20I hundred

Sharma got to his century in just 56 balls.

Rohit Sharma hundred
Rohit Sharma of India celebrates reaching his century. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

The Indian cricket team has begun it’s England tour on a great note. They won the T20I series against the hosts 2-1 providing the ideal start to this long, gruelling tour. And how did they do it? They’ve got there in grand style in a high scoring decider. Further, India has never lost in a 3-match T20I series.

England posted 198 runs on the board batting first in the game. The pitch was a great one to bat and it wasn’t going to be tough for India to chase that down. They got there in a very convincing fashion with 8 balls to spare in the innings. With this win, Team India’s dominance in white-ball cricket continues all around the globe. It was Rohit Sharma who was the architect of India’s win in the game. The classy right-hander notched up his third T20I century at Bristol to take his team home.

Rohit Sharma was a delight to watch

Rohit Sharma has now equalled the most centuries in T20I cricket. When Rohit Sharma bats like this, you would only want to be a spectator. Rohit hit some great shots on both sides of the ground and left many in awe with his stroke-making. The 31-year-old has scored 100 runs in just 56 balls helping India clinch the series.

Apart from Rohit, Virat Kohli played a vital innings in the chase. The skipper scored 43 off 29 balls. Hardik Pandya with 33 off 14 with the bat towards the end and also a 4-wicket haul in the game was the star for India in the game. The Indian fans were overjoyed with the results of the game.

Many of the current and ex-cricketers didn’t leave the opportunity to praise Rohit Sharma for his fabulous knock. In the course of his innings, Rohit hit 5 massive sixes as well as 11 fours to help India bag a very convincing victory. Here is how the cricketers reacted to Rohit’s knock on Twitter: