Rohit Sharma hits 17th Test fifty in Ranchi, goes past 9000 first-class runs

Rohit Sharma hits 17th Test fifty in Ranchi, goes past 9000 first-class runs

In the recent cricket match, India’s captain, Rohit Sharma, did well. He scored his 17th Test half-century and crossed the 9000-run mark in his career. This happened during the fourth Test against England in Ranchi. 


Rohit hit 55 runs off 81 balls, with five boundaries and one six. He reached the fifty-run mark in the morning session of Day 4, putting pressure on England. Rohit Sharma also passed 4000 runs in Tests, becoming the 17th Indian to do so. He even scored 1000 runs against England.


On Day 3, Rohit played impressively, scoring 24 runs and helping India start their chase positively. Earlier in the game, England scored 353 runs in the first innings, thanks to Joe Root’s unbeaten century of 122 runs and Ben Foakes’ 47 runs.


England’s Shoaib Bashir took four wickets in India’s second innings. Yashasvi Jaiswal played well too, scoring 73 runs off 117 balls. India ended their first innings with 307 runs, with Dhruv Jurel hitting his first Test half-century.


India bowled England out for 145 runs in reply. Ravichandran Ashwin took five wickets, becoming the highest Test wicket-taker on Indian soil.


In the final innings, Rohit and Jaiswal started well, ending Day 3 at 40 runs without losing any wickets, still 152 runs behind the target.

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