Rohit Sharma’s great show with the bat in his new symbol in Test cricket, as an opener, proceeded in the second innings for India as the swashbuckling batsman added another plume to his top after he turned out to open on Day 4 of the first Test against South Africa in Vizag on Saturday.
Subsequent to propelling Dane Peidt for a huge six-his third of the innings and ninth of the match- – in the twentieth over of India’s second innings Rohit Sharma turned into the batsman to hit the most number of sixes in a Test coordinate for India. The record was before assistance by Navjot Singh Sidhu who had hit 8 sixes at Lucknow in 1994.
With his ninth six in Vizag, Rohit Sharma now holds the record to his most number of sixes in a match in all the three arrangements of the game.
For his new job in the red-ball cricket, Rohit Sharma was the greatest idea in front of the primary Test in Vizag. Be that as it may, with his amazing 176 in the first innings in quite a while presentation trip as Test opener, Rohit had put a considerable lot of those questions to rest.
In the wake of turning into the fourth Indian batsman to score a century in his lady innings as an opener in Test cricket, Rohit Sharma proceeded to score 50 years in the second innings of the Test to break Rahul Dravid’s record.
With his twelfth fifty in Test cricket, Rohit Sharma additionally outperformed Rahul Dravid’s record for the most number of continuous fifty or more scores in Tests at home. Dravid had hit 6 progressive fifty or more scores somewhere in the range of 1997 and 1998.