Visakhapatnam, Dec 18 (IANS) As India batsmen Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul cracked 159 and 138 runs off 102 and 104 balls respectively against the West Indies in the second ODI here, Twitterati hailed the stupendous batting display by the pair.
#INDvWI trended on Twitter with 27.8K tweets while #RohitSharma garnered 3,816 tweets.
Many fans posted pictures of Rohit Sharma as well as statistics on his batting prowess.
One fan posted statistics to tell that Rohit Sharma had recorded the highest individual score for INDIA in ODIs for the seventh consecutive year.
He also had recorded at least one 150+ score in a year since 2013.
“Well played”, “Shot of the year”, “You’re the best. Well played, champ!”, “What an inning by Rohit Sharma” were posted by fans to hail their cricketing icon.
One fan posted pictures of Rohit Sharma in the field and his wife carrying their toddler daughter in her lap while standing near her seat in the stadium and wrote: Moment Of The Day”.
It got 156 retweets and 1.2K likes.
One fan posted a funny remark for the twin pictures: “Dekh dekh abba WI ka harmonium baja rahe he (Look, father is blasting West Indies).