Irfan Pathan Lauds Rohit Sharma's Century in 1st IND vs AUS Test

Irfan Pathan praised Rohit Sharma for showing the other hitters in the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy how to bat on a somewhat challenging surface.

On Day 2 in Nagpur on Friday, February 10, Rohit scored 120 runs as India comfortably reached 321/7. 

The hosts are up by 144 runs after the first innings, and on the third morning, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel, who both have undefeated half-centuries, will try to increase their lead.

Pathan was asked what he thought of Rohit Sharma's miscue during a conversation on Star Sports, to which he replied:

He delivered a demonstration of a great Test knock to the other hitters, demonstrating how to bat on this pitch, how to play the quick bowlers, and how to play spin.

On a pitch that was rumored to be challenging for batting before the game, he didn't just hit a half-century; he scored a century.

The former Indian all-rounder emphasized that Rohit would have had a lot of pressure before the match, stating:

The pressure Rohit Sharma would face to lead this series, which is crucial, and to step up his batting against Australia was something we discussed yesterday morning.

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