Rohit Sharma Hits Century During IND vs SA, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match
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Indian opener Rohit Sharma brought up his 23rd hundred in ODIs as he hit his  second century in the World Cup for India. The "Hitman" achieved the milestone during the India vs South Africa match in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Rohit Sharma hit 10 fours and 2 sixes and scored his hundred with the help of 128 balls. With this century, Rohit Sharma has gone past Sourav Ganguly and is now only behind Sachin Tendulkar(49) and Virat Kohli (41)in terms of hundreds. India, chasing 228 to win the match, has been riding on the innings by Sharma and looks on track to achieve the target. South Africa vs India Live Cricket Score 8th ODI Match.

Sharma started on a slow note but accelerated as his innings moved ahead. Sharma kept holding to his end, even as wickets fell on the other end. Sharma lost his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan, captain Virat Kohli and KL Rahul, but played a patient knock to help India get close to the target. India vs South Africa Live Cricket Score of ICC World Cup 2019 Match.

Earlier, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to bat first. However, Indian bowlers in general and Yuzvendra Chahal in particular snapped four wickets to break the back of South Africa's batting. Jasprit Bumrah took the first two South African wickets to fall. India are chasing 228 to win their first match in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. On the other hand, South Africa have lost their first two matches in ICC CWC 2019.