Deccan Chronicle – Port Elizabeth: Rohit Sharma finally found his groove as Virat Kohli-led India clinched a historic ODI series win by winning the fifth ODI at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.

Summary

  • Port Elizabeth: Rohit Sharma finally found his groove as Virat Kohli-led India clinched a historic ODI series win by winning the fifth ODI at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday.
  • While Rohit managed to break the vicious circle of poor form, he and Kohli have moved closer to equal a rather unpleasant record.
  • In their seven run-outs, Kohli has been out five times while Rohit is out twice.
  • Rohit tapped the ball off Morne Morkel’s bowling and Kohli took off even as his partner looked reluctant to steal a single.
  • List of all 7 run-outs between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli in ODIs:1) West Indies vs India, Kingston, 2011: Virat Kohli (94 runs)2) India vs Australia, Bengaluru, 2013: Virat Kohli (0 runs)3) India vs Sri Lanka, Kolkata, 2014: Virat Kohli (66 runs)4) Australia vs India, Brisbane, 2016: Virat Kohli (59 runs)5) Pakistan vs India, Edgbaston, 2017: Rohit Sharma (91 runs)6) India vs Australia, Bengaluru, 2017: Rohit Sharma (65 runs)7) South Africa vs India, Port Elizabeth, 2018: Virat Kohli (36 runs)


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