IND vs AUS: Rohit Sharma ABUSING in India vs Australia 1st T20I – WATCH

Updated on: Sep 20, 2022 11:08 pm IST


Rohit Sharma ABUSING: Indian skipper Rohit Sharma was seen abusing while fielding on the field in the ongoing first T20 International between India and Australia. It was the sixth over of the Australian innings and Sharma wasn’t quite happy with wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik’s efforts to stop the ball.

Steven Smith, the number three batter in the Aussie lineup, was on strike while Harshal Patel was the one to bowl. The nearly full-length delivery hit Smith’s pads and headed down to the leg-side. The on-screen umpire considered it as a ‘leg bye,’ but Sharma seemed angry over Karthik’s disinterest to attempt a run-out or at least to deny a single there.

The skipper looked frustrated and was seen speaking with the choicest of words, which according to the commentators and many suspectors, were ‘Ben Stokes,’ an Indian curse word.

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IND vs AUS: Rohit Sharma ABUSING in India vs Australia 1st T20I – WATCH


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Australia given a target of 209 runs

The visitors have given a target of 209 runs in Mohali. Aaron Finch, the Australian skipper won the toss and chose to field first. Indian opener and vice-captain KL Rahul hit a half-century. He scored 55 runs in 35 deliveries with four boundaries and three sixes over the rope. Furthermore, Suryakumar Yadav, the righty middle-order batter quick fired 46 runs in 25 deliveries, with a couple of fours and four sixes. Although, it was Hardik Pandya who lifted the Indian innings high; he smashed an unbeaten knock of 71 runs in 30 deliveries with seven fours and five sixes. Pandya also attained a hattrick of sixes in the final over of the Indian innings. In the end, India managed to put on a total of 208 runs for the loss of six wickets.

For Australia, on the other hand, Nathan Ellis picked up three wickets, while Josh Hazlewood picked a couple.

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