Rohit Sharma Pulled Off A Brilliant Run-out To Send Back Jason Roy
By CricShots - Mar 27, 2021 12:24 pm
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The Indian deputy skipper in limited-overs cricket, Rohit Sharma, after getting a good start, was dismissed cheaply in the second ODI but pulled off a brilliant run out to send back the England opener, Jason Roy and that helped India to take the first wicket in the second ODI in Pune on Friday. Chasing 337 runs to win, Roy and Jonny Bairstow managed to add another consecutive century partnership for the opening wicket. The wicket came in the 17th over of the innings after a mix-up between the two openers.

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Rohit Sharma ran-out Jason Roy

Bairstow wanted to steal a quick single after hitting a Kuldeep Yadav delivery towards a short mid-wicket but an alert Rohit Sharma stretched himself along the ground to collect the ball and threw it straight into the gloves of Rishabh Pant, who clipped the bails ending Roy’s 55-run knock.

The BCCI’s official Twitter handle showered praises on the brilliant thrown by Rohit which helped the Indian team to sent Jason Roy packing.

After losing his partner, Bairstow continued to tonk the Indian bowlers all over the park which helped the visitors to chased won the target. 

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Earlier, KL Rahul smashed his fifth ODI century and Rishant Pant scored a blistering 77 off just 40 balls as India posted 336/6 in their 50 overs after being put in to bat by England.

India skipper Virat Kohli also made the most of his former as he scored another half-century, while all-rounder Hardik Pandya blasted 35 off just 16 balls as India scored over 100 runs in the last 10 overs.

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In the first ODI, the Indian team managed to make a great comeback when they defeated England by 66 runs in the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. This was the first time England had lost the series opener in this tour.