Rohit Joins Top IPL Club
Mumbai: Ace batsman Rohit Sharma has created history on Monday when he joined the club of cricketers who made 4000 runs in IPL matches. So far the club has three Indians- Suresh Raina, Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli. The captain of Mumbai Indians has joined them with the match against Royal Challengers played at Bengaluru.
Rohit has hit 56 runs in 37 balls with the help of one six and six fours. He was instrumental in the win scored by Mumbai Indian. Rohit has so far played 152 IPL matches scoring at an average of 33.17 runs. He made one century and 31 half-centuries.
Monday’s score was Rohit’s second half-century in the 2017 edition of IPL. Rohit lauded his team after its ‘clinical’ performance. “We bowled and batted pretty well. We won it in the last over, but I will take that win,” said Rohit. He said he wants to be ruthless till the end.
With the win against Royal Challengers, Mumbai Indians topped the table with 16 points from 10 matches of which it had won eight and lost two. Kolkata Knight Riders is in the second position with 14 points from 10 matches. It won seven matches and lost three.