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Team India has scored 300 runs losing 6 wickets in the first innings on the first day of the second Test match against England. Rohit Sharma scored an excellent 161 runs. This innings of Rohit is very good news for India as the team has won whenever they have scored a century in Test cricket. There have been five Test matches before this match in which Rohit scored a century. India won all five of these. Four won by an innings margin.
7 years ago, he made his first century debut
Rohit Sharma scored his first century in his debut test in November 2013. He had then scored 177 runs at number 6. In this match, along with Rohit, Ravichandran Ashwin also scored a century. He had scored 124 runs. India won the match by an innings and 51 runs.
Had played a century in Sachin’s farewell test
Rohit Sharma also scored a century in the second Test of his career. He scored 111 runs in the second match of the two-Test series against the West Indies in November 2013 itself. It was the last Test match of India’s legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar’s career. Sachin had scored 74 runs. India won the match by an innings and 126 runs.
Third century made after 20 Tests and 4 years gap
Rohit Sharma scored the third century of his career in the 22nd Test. He scored 102 not out against Sri Lanka in November 2017. That is, he had to wait for 20 Test matches for the third century. In this Test, apart from Rohit, three other Indian batsmen Murali Vijay (128), Cheteshwar Pujara (143), Virat Kohli (213) also scored centuries. India won this match by 239 runs.
Two centuries in a Test against South Africa in 2019
Rohit scored his fourth and fifth century of his career against South Africa in October 2019. He scored 176 in India’s first innings and 127 in the second innings. India won this test match by 203 runs.
First double century of career, win by innings
Rohit scored his sixth career century against South Africa in October 2019. He then scored 212 runs, scoring his first double century of his career. India won the match by an innings and 202 runs.