India vice-captain Rohit Sharma delighted his home crowd with a 98-ball century against West Indies in the fourth ODI of the five-match series at Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai, on Monday. The 31-year-old right-hander slammed 13 boundaries and a six to reach the triple-digit mark. (LIVE UPDATES)
Rohit's century lifted the hosts after early dismissals of Shikhar Dhawan (38) and Virat Kohli (16). After winning the toss, India opted to bat and made 197/2 in 32.3 overs with Rohit and Ambati Rayudu (34*) at the helm. (LIVE STREAMING)
Sachin Tendulkar hails Mumbai 'Hitman' Rohit Sharma
Watching him score a hundred with such an ease, India's legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar tweeted: "The ease with which you score your hundreds is a delight to watch, @imro45. #INDvWI."
Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) October 29, 2018
West Indies have matched India since losing the first game. Shai Hope hit the boundary off the last ball to tie the second game before West Indies won the third ODI on Saturday to pull level in the five-game series.
Kohli has been in scintillating batting form as he became the first batsman for his country to score centuries in three consecutive ODIs.
West Indies made one change, leaving out Obed McCoy for Keemo Paul.