India Today – India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma smashed his 17th ODI century (BCCI Photo)Rohit Sharma, one would imagine, was under pressure when Aiden Markram asked India to bat in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.

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  • India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma smashed his 17th ODI century (BCCI Photo)Rohit Sharma, one would imagine, was under pressure when Aiden Markram asked India to bat in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.
  • India, leading the six-match series 3-1, were looking for victory in the fifth ODI against South Africa to secure their first bilateral series win in South AfrRohit Sharma, one would imagine, was under pressure when Aiden Markram asked India to bat in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.
  • India, leading the six-match series 3-1, were looking for victory in the fifth ODI against South Africa to secure their first bilateral series win in South Africa.
  • Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan had scored the bulk of the runs up to that point while Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav, had taken 24 wickets from the four ODIs – yet, India were waiting expectantly to see Rohit produce one of those gems he is known for.
  • But Rohit remained unperturbed and turned up at St George’s Park, where India had never won an ODI, to score what should be one his most cherished hundreds.


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