During the opening Test match against Australia at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur on Friday, Rohit Sharma became the first Indian skipper to score a century in all formats.
Maiden of Rohit He became just the third captain to score a century in all formats after Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka, Faf du Plessis of South Africa, and Babar Azam of Pakistan in his third Test match as captain.With the help of 14 fours and two sixes, Rohit scored the required run off 171 balls.
In addition, this was Rohit’s maiden Test century against Australia and sixth innings as an opener. The 35-year-old has played in over 3000 Tests in all and has nine centuries to his credit.
For the first time in 2019, Rohit, a talented limited-overs opener, began the batting in whites against South Africa and got back-to-back hundreds at Visakhapatanam. Rohit also became the best run-scorer among openers in the first ICC World Test Championship with 1094 runs from 12 games (2019–21).