Indian Express – By: Express News Service | Updated: February 14, 2018 6:50 Rohit Sharma made 115 off 126 balls, a knock that included eleven fours and four sixes.


  • “It was a long time coming,” said Rohit after receiving the Man of the Match award for his 126-ball 115, an innings that nearly tripled his ODI batting average in South Africa — from 11.45 to 20.08.
  • The best part of Dhawan’s batting during that period was the way he shielded Rohit from Rabada.
  • Rabada made the next delivery jag back sharply and struck Rohit on the box.
  • Rahane had played a Rabada delivery with soft hands to Morkel at mid-on, South Africa’s slowest mover on the field.
  • A lifeline Between 41 and 45 overs India scored 10 runs, losing Rohit, Hardik Pandya and Shreyas Iyer.

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