India's opening combination has been a revolving door over the last one year as the batsmen have failed to get runs and give the team a solid start.
Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri have been getting lyrical about Rohit Sharma’s batting as opener.
Familiarity and hunger to win are said to be among the reasons behind the near flawless run of Kohli’s team in India.
Rohit marked his foray into Test match opening, with twin hundreds shattering many records as India registered a comprehensive 203-run victory in Visakhapatnam.
Mohammed Shami's mastery with the semi new and old ball on dry tracks is slowly attaining legendary status.
Supreme Court on Monday prohibited the cutting of any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey Colony and directed the state government to maintain status quo till October 21.
Joy of cricket fans at Dr YSR ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium knew no bounds as India beat South Africa with a margin of over 200 plus runs on Sunday.
Rohit Sharma smashed centuries in both innings of the match -- 176 in the first innings and 127 in the second -- and smashed a record 13 sixes over the course of the two innings.
Shami returned figures of 5-35 while Jadeja took four wickets to help current leaders India grab 40 points in the World Test Championship.
Rohit Sharma, who hit twin centuries in his debut as Test opener, got 13 of those sixes, the most in a five-day game by a batsman, breaking Wasim Akram's record of 12 for Pakistan.
Rohit on Saturday created history by becoming the first batsman to score hundred in both innings in his debut match as an opener in Test cricket.
Ravichandran Ashwin became the fastest bowler to take 350 wickets as he equalled the Muttiah Muralitharan's record. He reached the milestone by cleaning up Theunis de Bruyn.
Rohit also surpassed Rahul Dravid for most consecutive fifty-plus scores by an Indian batsman at home.
Stokes had tweeted about the expletive, which happens to rhyme with his name, in June when people tweeted images of Virat Kohli using the word.
Rohit also broke the record of most sixes in a game with 13 maximums, surpassing Pakistan great Wasim Akram who smashed 12 in a match against Zimbabwe in 1996.