Rohit Sharma And KL Rahul Delight Vizag With Lovely Hundreds

Dream 11 Predictions For India Vs West Indies 2019 – 3rd ODI
Dream 11 Predictions For India Vs West Indies 2019 – 3rd ODI

India needed to post a huge total on the board in which is a must-win game for them at Vizag, particularly after their loss in the first ODI against the West Indies in Chennai. 

The Indian openers Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul raised their hands to respond well when it was most required. And it mattered a lot.

Both expressed themselves energetically in the match and struck powerful centuries. Their tons surprised opposition’s bowling and put India on course for a mammoth score. 

It all started with the Caribbean captain Kieron Pollard winning the toss and opting to bowl as he did in the series opener.

Shivam Dube was rested and Shardul Thakur was brought in his place to strengthen their bowling attack.

The openers started dispatching the ball in several directions of the field. KL Rahul was the first to play some lovely cover drives to win the hearts of a large crowd.

Between them, there were some calling problems at times and at one stage Rohit was almost run-out. 

But due to lack of awareness of West Indies, he was safe and for this India’s vice-captain made them pay.

Rahul slows down while Rohit Sharma takes over

After getting off to a quickfire start, KL Rahul slowed down a bit.

Rohit was hitting each ball in his zone above the ground. He carried on and went on to complete his 28th ODI century.

With a brilliant six and a four, he got into the 90s below the ground off Kharry Pierre and then to reach the three-figure, he calmly took a single.

In the bargain, Rohit also became the first player ever to score 10 international centuries in a calendar year.

Rahul, later on, struggled to hit big shots but he didn’t give his wicket away and was continuing to change strike.

He also went to get his third ODI century with an awesome boundary on the leg-side.

Both added 227 runs for the opening wicket before Rahul got out to Alzarri Joseph and to everyone’s shock, Virat Kohli was also out without scoring a single run.

India will be looking to score 350 approximately to challenge the visitors.

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