India vs South Africa: Twitter heaps praise on Rohit Sharma as opener slams second consecutive ton against Proteas

Rohit Sharma created history after he slammed his second consecutive century in his first Test match as opener for India.

FirstCricket Staff, Oct 05, 2019 17:03:35 IST

Rohit Sharma created history after he slammed his second consecutive century in his first Test match as opener for India. The Hitman had earlier scored 176 during the first innings as India took on South Africa at Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA cricket stadium in Visakhapatnam.

Besides, Rohit broke another record, that of the slamming the most sixes in a Test match in India. While the right-hander had hit six maximums in the first innings, he followed it up with four more in the second innings, thus breaking Navjot Singh Sindhu’s record, who hit eight sixes in Lucknow Test against Sri Lanka in 1994.

Rohit has hit back at critics and put an end to all speculations regarding his potential as an opener in the longest format of the game.

Here's a look at how Twitterati reacted to Rohit's century:

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Updated Date: Oct 05, 2019 17:03:35 IST






Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5046 120
2 New Zealand 3241 112
3 South Africa 3177 102
4 England 4593 102
5 Australia 3672 102
6 Sri Lanka 3795 95
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7364 121
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
6 Pakistan 5019 98
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8366 270
2 Australia 6986 269
3 England 5568 265
4 South Africa 4720 262
5 India 10071 258
6 New Zealand 6056 252