Match Tied (Royal Challengers Bangalore win one-over eliminator)
India stamped their authority in the ongoing ICC World Test Championship by beating South Africa in the opening Test match by a whopping margin of 203 runs. With this victory, the men in blue deposited 40 more crucial points in their kit for the global red-ball competition.
A major talking point of the game was the batting performance of the opening batsman Rohit Sharma who scored twin centuries in his first red-ball outing as an opener for India. Scoring 303 runs in the game, the flamboyant cricketer went on to bag the player of the match award.
Rohit was found in a jubilant manner as registering a stellar performance allowed his team to start the three-game Test series on a winning note. The 32-year old cricketer revealed that it was communicated to him that he might open in Tests at some stage.
Hence, Rohit readied himself by batting against new ball in the nets. The Maharashtra born said that one needs to be cautious against the new nut irrespective of the format. Moreover, Rohit is focused on continuing his good run and help India beat South Africa in the ongoing series.