Indian opener Rohit Sharma put his best foot forward as he scored 165 times on the first day of the second test against England in Chennai. On the day that the Indian top warrant fights the bat, Rohit played a decisive inning as India finished the day at 300/6.
After the game, the Indian opener shared a heart photo on his official Twitter account, where the cricketer and his daughter Samaira could be seen rubbing the fingers of his wife Ritika.
Rohit Sharma’s wife is known to be squeezing her thumbs throughout the batsman’s inning. She was present at Chepauk Stadium when Rohit hit the century on Day 1.
“It looks like the fingers are fine. Sami and I are rubbing our sore fingers lightly,” Rohit wrote on his Twitter account.
The Indian opener faces 231 deliveries for his 161, hitting 18 fours and two sixes.
Rohit’s defense was incredibly solid and offensive, as well as a safe house.
Knowing full that the track would begin to crumble as the game progressed, Rohit attacked on the first move, picking 80 tracks in the first session, something that would probably play the biggest role in the final context of the game.
Adjinkya Rahane looked equally attractive during a 67-of-149 shot and the two Mumbaikars added 162 tracks for the fourth goal, well worth the effort for the 15,000 who gathered in Chepauk as Indian cricket greeted its fans at the stadium amid a COVID-19 pandemic.