The pitch on which Rohit Sharma-Shubman Gill hit century, how Virat Kohli failed there

Indore: The pitch of Holkar Stadium is considered a mine of runs. This is where Virender Sehwag hit his ODI double century. Rohit Sharma’s only century in T20 also came here. Now he ended the drought of centuries in ODIs for three years. Not only this, Shubman Gill also continued his tremendous form and scored a third century in the last four matches. But Virat Kohli could not score runs from the Holkar Stadium pitch. He will be disappointed with himself for not being able to convert a good start into a big score.

had every chance to score big

Virat remained at the crease for 44 minutes. Scored 36 runs in 27 balls. He also hit three fours and a six at a strike rate of 133.33. Overall, he looked in good touch during his brief innings, but was caught by Allen at mid-off in an attempt to lift and hit the ball from Jacob Duffy. Surya disappointed once again and after scoring just 14 runs, he too fell victim to Duffy. Conway was caught at long on. From here, Pandya and Shardul (25) played an important role in taking the team’s score beyond 380 runs by adding 54 runs for the seventh wicket.

scored centuries upon centuries
Virat’s dismissal like this was really tough, because when he came to bat, 212 runs had climbed on the scoreboard in just 27 overs. Both the openers i.e. Rohit and Shubman had completed their respective centuries. Anyway, Virat was running in good rhythm. He has scored three centuries in the last 7 ODI innings. Kohli has now scored 46 centuries in this format while Sachin Tendulkar has scored 49 centuries in his ODI career and his record is under threat.

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