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Rohit Sharma equals record for fastest T20 century

Rohit Sharma scored the joint-fastest century in Twenty20 International cricket when he hammered his way to the landmark from only 35 balls against Sri Lanka in Indore on Friday. Opening batsman Rohit matched the record South Africa’s David Miller set against Bangladesh in October. Read More: Records of Younis Khan Rohit smashed 10 sixes and 12 fours before he was eventually dismissed for 118 in 43 balls with India on 165-1 after 12.4 overs in the second game of the three-match series. India lead the series 1-0 after…

Sharma’s ton takes India to series win against Australia

NAGPUR: Opening batsman Rohit Sharma smashed 125 to guide India to a convincing seven-wicket win against Australia in the fifth and final one-day international in Nagpur on Sunday, for a 4-1 series victory. Chasing 243, the hosts cantered to their target with over seven overs remaining as Australia’s listless bowling attack failed to pose any serious challenge. Australia lost the first three ODIs of the series to concede an unassailable 3-0 lead but regained some pride with a 21-run win in the fourth match at…

India hammer Sri Lanka by 168 runs in fourth ODI

COLOMBO: India rode on blistering centuries by Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma to thrash Sri Lanka by 168 runs in the fourth one-day international Thursday for a 4-0 lead in the five-match series. The batsmen shared 219 runs for the second wicket off just 168 balls to help India post an imposing 375-5 after the visitors elected to bat at the R. Premadasa stadium. Sri Lanka barely put up a fight after losing four early wickets for 68 runs, folding up for 207 in 42.4 overs. Angelo Mathews top-scored with 70 in what was…

India clinch ODI series against Sri Lanka

PALLEKELE: Opener Rohit Sharma's sublime century combined with a maiden five-wicket haul by paceman Jasprit Bumrah powered India to a series-clinching win against Sri Lanka in the third one-day international on Sunday. Chasing 218 for victory, Sharma hit a 145-ball 124 not out to steer the visitors home in 45.1 overs, although unruly crowd behaviour delayed their six-wicket win in Pallekele. Angry home fans threw water bottles onto the field and play stopped as players walked off with India needing eight runs to win.…

Classy South Africa stun India in first T20

DHARAMSALA: South Africa put on a thrilling batting display to brush aside India by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 match in Dharamsala on Friday and grab the lead in the three-game series.

India lead Sri Lanka by 132 runs

COLOMBO: India were 21-3 in their second innings at stumps on the third day of the final Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday, an overall lead of 132 runs.