India vs Pakistan, Asia Cup 2018 Super Four: India captain Rohit Sharma brought up his 19th ODI century, whereas his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan registered his 15th and that set Twitter on fire. Chasing 238 to win, the Indian openers made a mockery of the chase against arch-rivals Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup Super Four match. The two players also registered their 13th ODI century partnership with each other.
Here is how Twitter hailed the duo.
Overall, the two are fourth in the list and Sachin and Sourav are atop. The legendary Indians are followed by the Australian greats Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden who have 16 hundred-run stands together.
Most 100+ opening partnerships overall:
21 S Tendulkar – S Ganguly
16 A Gilchrist – M Hayden
15 G Greenidge – D Haynes
13 R SHARMA – S DHAWAN
12 S Tendulkar – V Sehwag
Highest opening partnership for India vs Pak:
159 S Ganguly – S Tendulkar Dhaka 1998
155 G Gambhir – V Sehwag Mirpur 2008
154 S Gavaskar – M Prabhakar Jamshedpur 1987
152 R SHARMA – S DHAWAN Dubai 2018
Meanwhile, India lost Shikhar Dhawan just after his century for 114 off 100 balls. Rohit Sharma in the meanwhile also brought up his 7000 runs in ODI cricket and also hit 300 sixes. Rayudu and Rohit are in the middle, the Indian captain is on 100*. India is 220/1 in 25.3 overs.