Twitter Erupts With Jokes As Rohit Sharma Hits his Third ODI 200
The Hitman Rohit Sharma hit a historic third ODI double ton and remained not out on 208* as India cruised to a mammoth score of 392/4 in Mohali.
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The Hitman hit a historic third ODI double ton and remained not out on 208 as India cruised to a mammoth score of 392/4.
Twitterati came forward to congratulate the run machine. Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter and wrote, "Way to go my friend. Always a joy to watch you bat :-)) @ImRo45"
Viru too had something to say.
Wah Rohit Wah ! 35 balls for the second hundred. So proud of you Rohit Sharma ! pic.twitter.com/EPWGZ2qcaG— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) December 13, 2017
Absolutely unbelievable batting by @ImRo45 ...take a bow skipper..— parthiv patel (@parthiv9) December 13, 2017
@ImRo45 😳😳😳 wow weeeeee!!!— Mitchell McClenaghan (@Mitch_Savage) December 13, 2017
Of course, there were jokes too.
Once again, Sharmaji ka beta setting unrealistic standards for others. #IndvSL— SAGAR (@sagarcasm) December 13, 2017
He came, he sau, he do sau ... And do sau and do sau 🙌 #Rohit— Gaurav Kapur (@gauravkapur) December 13, 2017
Anushka Sharma got married and now she is now Saubhagyawati.— SAGAR (@sagarcasm) December 13, 2017
But Ritika Sajdeh is Dosaubhagyawati.#Rohit200
Rohit Sharma eating imported mushrooms 💪🏼— Nalini. (@facepalm92) December 13, 2017
Hitman 🙏 pic.twitter.com/wwBsi6y53X— Bollywood Gandu (@BollywoodGandu) December 9, 2017
Sunil Gavaskar: Convert 1s into 2s— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) December 13, 2017
Rohit Sharma: Convert 100s into 200s
Thanks a lot @ImRo45 - you gave your wife a double century on your wedding anniversary.— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) December 13, 2017
Totally uncool, bro.
I was planning to get away with a bouquet.
Interestingly, Rohit Sharma also equalled former India opener Virender Sehwag to score his 14th century as an opener in the 50-overs format. He now has 3 of the 7 double hundreds scored in ODIs.
While Tendulkar scored 45 ODI 100s as an opener in 344 games, Sourav scored 19 centuries as an opener in 242 matches. Sehwag will now sit fourth on the elite list after Rohit scores another 100.
Fascinatingly, Rohit now also has 6 centuries in this calendar year in 20 games. Tendulkar scored more centuries in 1998 when he hit 9 centuries in 33 games. He also scored 6 centuries in 1996 from 32 games. Sourav scored 7 centuries in 31 games in 2000 — his first year as captain of the Indian team.
One man army.
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