Century stand by Rohit-Gill pair as India score 213/3 in 30 overs

Shubman Gill smashes half-century in quick time | Rohit Sharma leads with 61 runs off 54 balls | Record-breaking sixes by Rohit Sharma
Gill and Rohit
Gill and Rohit

Bengaluru | Shubman Gill smashed a quick-fire half-century as India were once again off to a flying start, reaching 202 for 3 after 29 overs in their final World Cup league game against Netherlands, here on Sunday.

Gill scored 51 off 32 balls and added exactly 100 for the opening stand with his skipper Rohit Sharma (61 scored off 54 balls), before holing out at deep backward square leg boundary, going for his fifth six.

Kohi (51 scored off 56 ball ) , Iyer 35 runs and KL Rahul 5 runs batting now.

It is the third time in the tournament that India crossed 90-run mark (91/0) in first Powerplay.

Rohit with two sixes in the first 15 overs has now hit a record 60 sixes in a calender year, surpassing AB de Villiers' previous record of 58 maximums in 2015.

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