Monday, May 31, 2010

Rohit Hungry for Runs

The Mumbai batsman was captivated with his match-winning performance. "It's consistently nice to get afterwards hundreds. I charge to abide with the acceptable form. It's aloof that I am hungrier for runs," Rohit, adjudged Man-of-the-Match for his 100-ball best 101, said afterwards the match.

"It was nice angle to bat on, the assurance were advancing on to bat. But it was additionally a two-paced angle and some assurance not advancing nicely. You charge to acclimatize and comedy shots accordingly," he added. Rohit had hit 114 adjoin Zimbabwe on Friday in India's attack opener and said the joy of hitting the aeon was dead by the defeat.

"It was black as we concluded up accident the game. It was nice (scoring a hundred) today as we won," he said.

Rohit and Virat Kohli (82) aggregate a solid third wicket affiliation of 154 runs off 168 assurance which laid the belvedere for an accessible Indian win. Indian skipper Suresh Raina, for whom today's win was the aboriginal as captain, was all acclaim for the two batsmen but singled out Rohit for appropriate praise.

"We aboriginal bowled able-bodied and Rohit and Virat again batted well. Back-to-back hundred is consistently special. Both Rohit and Kohli batted blithely but man of the appearance was Rohit," he said.

Sri Lankan captain Tillakaratne Dilshan rued that they did not put abundant runs on the board.

"When you accept 240 runs on the board, you accept to basin in the appropriate areas. It could accept been altered had we got 280-290 runs on the board. The two run-outs absolutely amount us," he said.

"There was no advice (from the wicket) for the fast bowlers or spinners. They (India) batted well. Now we charge to win abutting bout on Tuesday to break in tournament," he added.