HomeCricketWATCH: Rohit Sharma Withdraws Non-striker's End Run-out Appeal Against Dasun Shanaka

WATCH: Rohit Sharma Withdraws Non-striker’s End Run-out Appeal Against Dasun Shanaka

India won the first match of the ODI series against Sri Lanka. With a 67-run victory, India took a 1-0 series lead. Meanwhile, in the final over of the game, Indian captain Rohit Sharma earned applause from the cricket fans for his sportsman spirit.

The incident occurred during the final over of the match, which was bowled by Indian fast bowler Mohammad Shami. Sri Lanka needed 86 runs in the final over to win, and captain Dasun Shanaka needed only 5 runs to complete his century. Shanaka scored two runs in the first ball of the over, bringing the total to 97. No runs were scored on the second ball, but on the third ball of the over, Shanaka confusedly scored a run and handed the strike to Kasun Rajitha.

In his haste to get a strike on the very next ball, Shanaka left the crease at the non-striker’s end before Shami bowled the ball. Shami noticed Shanaka coming out of the crease and ran him out. The on-field umpire started leaving the run-out decision to the 3rd umpire. Indian captain Rohit Sharma immediately intervened and withdrew Shanaka’s run-out appeal.

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When Rohit Sharma pulled Shanaka’s run-out at 98 runs, he earned the respect of the cricket fans. Rajitha took a single off Shami’s fourth ball, and Shanaka reached the striking end. Shanaka scored his second ODI century with a four off the fifth ball. Shanaka remained unbeaten on 108* after hitting a six off the final ball of the over.

Watch, Shami runs out of Shanaka at the non-striker’s end and Rohit later withdraws appeal:

Match Summery – India vs Sri Lanka, First ODI:

Match Summery
India – 373/7 50 Overs
Virat Kohli – 113(87)
Rohit Sharma – 83(67)
Rajitha – 3/88
Dasun Shanaka – 1/22
Sri Lanka – 306/8 50 Overs
Dasun Shanaka – 108*(88)
Pathum Nissanka – 72(80)
Umran Malik – 3/57
Mohammed Siraj – 2/30
Man Of The Match: Virat Kohli

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