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IND vs SA 3rd Test: Rohit Sharma slams 3rd Test ton as opener

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Published : Oct 19, 2019, 2:55 pm IST
Updated : Oct 19, 2019, 2:55 pm IST

Sharma's quickfire hundred has been a beautifully constructed innings which he will be proud of.

Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane have managed to strike a wonderful partnership between themselves after bailing the hosts out of trouble when the Indian top-order crumbled. (Photo: AP)
 Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane have managed to strike a wonderful partnership between themselves after bailing the hosts out of trouble when the Indian top-order crumbled. (Photo: AP)

Mumbai: Rohit Sharma is once again proving everyone why choosing him to open in Tests has been one of the best decisions. Slamming his third century in just four innings as an opener has put Sharma to the limelight.

Sharma's quickfire hundred has been a beautifully constructed innings which he will be proud of. He reached the three-figure mark in just 130 deliveries. Flashes of Virender Sehwag could be seen as he achieved this century by hitting a massive six.

 

This innings would without a doubt make the Sehwag, the 'Nawab of Nafajgarh' proud of Sharma. Happiness could also be seen in Ajinkya Rahane's demeanour as he looked very happy for the man of the moment.

Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane have managed to strike a wonderful partnership between themselves after bailing the hosts out of trouble when the Indian top-order crumbled.

While filing the story, Rohit Sharma was at 108 and Ajinkya Rahane was as 74, as he too looks all-set to score another century. India are 205 for 3 at Tea on Day 1.

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