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World Cup 2023: Virat Kohli’s sister shares an Instagram story lauding Rohit Sharma’s remarkable 131 against Afghanistan

In a heartwarming Instagram story, Bhawna Kohli Dhingra, the sister of Indian cricket stalwart Virat Kohli, showered praise on Rohit Sharma for his spectacular century in the ODI World Cup 2023 match against Afghanistan.

Rohit, who serves as the captain and opener for Team India, delivered a stunning batting performance at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium on Wednesday. His blazing knock of 131 runs off 84 balls completely overshadowed Afghanistan’s total of 273/9. The Men in Blue chased down the target with an impressive 15 overs to spare. Rohit’s incredible display of power-hitting included 16 fours and 5 sixes, while Delhi’s own Kohli contributed an unbeaten 55 runs to seal the chase.

Virat Kohli’s sister celebrates Rohit Sharma’s record-breaking century

Bhawna commemorated the historic moment when Rohit reached his century. She shared a captivating picture of Rohit raising his bat with his helmet removed and expressed her admiration with the words, “Awesome knock.” Rohit’s ton not only solidified India’s position in the quadrennial event but also propelled him to surpass cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, making him the batter with the most centuries in ODI World Cups. Furthermore, this century became the fastest (63 balls) by an Indian batter in the history of the tournament.

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Virat Kohli's sister shares heartwarming message for Rohit Sharma
Virat Kohli’s sister shares heartwarming message for Rohit Sharma (Image Source: Instagram)

 

India’s upcoming showdown against Pakistan

With the spectacular victory against Afghanistan, India are now set to face their arch-rivals, Pakistan, in a highly anticipated match on October 14. The clash will take place at the world-renowned Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

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