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Rohit Sharma becomes first Indian cricketer to score 4 tons in World Cup

Newdelhi:2/07/19:Electing to bat first, India made a strong start with Rohit Sharma scoring his fourth century in the on-going World Cup. With his 104, Rohit Sharma became the first Indian cricketer to score 4 tons in a World Cup. Incidentally, today’s century was Rohit Sharma’s 26th ODI ton.  K.L. Rahul scored 77.

India made two changes for today’s match. Dinesh Karthik made his World Cup debut replacing Kedar Jadhav while Bhuvneshwar Kumar is in for Kuldeep Yadav. For Bangladesh, Sabbir Rahman replaced Mahmudullah.

India is a win away from the semi-final spot. If Bangladesh lose today,  they will bow out of the semi-final race.

Meanwhile, David Warner of Australia has emerged as the leading run scorer in the current edition of World Cup. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are the two Indians in the top 10 leading run-getters in the Championship.

Tomorrow, England and New Zealand head into their final World Cup group match at Chester-le-Street. The match will be played from 3 p.m.IST. The winner of tomorrow’s match would enter the semi-finals.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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