The wait for Rohit Sharma’s century finally ended in the third one-day international against New Zealand. The 35-year-old scored 101 off 85 balls, laced with 9 fours and 6 sixes.
He became the oldest India captain to score a hundred in the 50-over format. Rohit surpassed Mohammad Azharuddin and Rahul Dravid.
Oldest Indian captain to score an ODI century
35yr 269d: Rohit Sharma
35yr 224d: Mohammad Azharuddin
33yr 127d: Rahul Dravid
Shubman Gill was the other centurion in the game as India put up a total of 385/9 in 50 overs.
Chasing 386, Devon Conway kept New Zealand in the game but three-wicket spell by Shardul Thakur restricted the Kiwis to 295.
The host nation won the series by a margin of 3-0.