Rohit reveals reason for quiet century celebration

PORT ELIZABETH: India opener Rohit Sharma has unfolded on after a quiet celebration regardless of scoring a century within the 5th One Day International towards South Africa right here on Tuesday.

Rohit, who was once considering two run outs, that of skipper Virat Kohli and middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane, said two batsmen before him was once run out so the drive fixed on him to deliver and he just wanted to concentrate on learn how to lift the similar momentum till the top.

"Two guys got run out before me so there was nothing to celebrate about. It depends on what kind of mood you are in. Two of our batsmen got run out, so I wanted to carry on and the celebration was not in my mind at all," Rohit said during the post-match press convention on Tuesday.

India clinched their maiden ODI series win on South African soil, taking an unbeatable 4-1 lead after outclassing the hosts through 73 runs.

Rohit led the tourists, striking his 17th ODI century before chinaman Kuldeep Yadav returned figures of four/51 to bowl the Proteas out for 201, in their chase of 274.


Rohit additionally was the fourth absolute best century scorer in ODIs for India, after Sachin Tendulkar (49), Virat Kohli (34) and Sourav Ganguly (22).


Commenting on his return to form after a chain of poor performances, the Mumbai batsman said: "I got out in three matches only, how can you say form is bad after three matches? You guys put people in good form after one match, and if somebody doesn't have three good matches, you say he is in bad form," Rohit said.


"In 2013 it was different. I had just turned into an opener from a middle-order batsman. The way I am batting now, it has evolved a lot," he added.


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