India won the toss and decided to bat first at the Rajkot Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. On the first day, the Indian team lost three wickets in the first ten overs, which included Rajat Patidar, Shubman Gill and Yashasvi Jaiswal.

Nevertheless, even though the team lost three wickets for 33 runs on the first day, captain Rohit Sharma played crucial innings and took the team to a strong position.

Despite the hosts losing three wickets in quick succession, supporters and even some current and former cricket players praised Rohit Sharma’s brilliant century on Twitter (first on Twitter).

Team India kept pace on the scoreboard at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot, with captain Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja leading the charge with consistent batting rotation and intermittent fours and sixes.

The captain needed to come forward. Even though he could not do much with the bat in this series, Rohit kept his team in the match by scoring his 11th Test century at the crucial moment. Indian captain Rohit Sharma scored 131 runs. Such a big score could not have come at a better time for the home team.

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Sarfaraz Khan with Ravindra Jadeja

On the first day of the Rajkot Test, Sarfaraz Khan was playing the role of an experienced batsman in his debut series but a set batsman missed his target due to a wrong call by fellow player Jadeja. When Ravindra Jadeja dismissed Sarfaraz Khan, Rohit Sharma threw his cap in the dressing room

Jadeja scored a century on the very next ball, which was his second century on home ground. The all-rounder responded with a restrained celebration, which was a scaled-down version of his signature sword celebration.

On the first day, in India’s first innings at Rajkot, Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja put on 204 runs for the fourth wicket. While Ravindra Jadeja scored 110 runs in 212 balls with the help of 9 fours and 2 sixes, Rohit Sharma scored 131 runs in 196 balls with the help of 14 fours and 3 sixes.

After the dismissal of Rohit Sharma, Sarfaraz Khan scored 62 runs in 66 balls during his debut in Rajkot. However, on day two, Ravindra Jadeja will still bat with Kuldeep Yadav, as he is still playing. Tom Hartley took one wicket, and Mark Wood took three wickets from England’s bowling unit.

Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja Century

On the first day of their third test match against England in Rajkot, the Indian team performed exceptionally well. After returning from an injury sustained in the first test match, Ravindra Jadeja produced an outstanding innings of 110 runs, leading the Indian team from the front. Captain Rohit Sharma scored a vital 131 runs.

England had a strong start to the day, taking two wickets to put the Indian team on the back foot. However, they were unable to remove captain Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja from the game.

For the third test match in Rajkot, Mark Wood got three wickets in lieu of the ailing Jack Leach.It’s an incredible chance for batsmen like Sarfaraz Khan, Rajat Patidar, and Dhruv Jurel to get experience in Test cricket.

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