Even though India secured a comfortable 9-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the first ODI, Rohit Sharma's return to the ODI team was not a happy one as he was run out after his bat got stuck in the ground. And Twitterati had no intention to let one of their favorite stars get away with the gaffe.
Riding on a swashbuckling 132* from Shikhar Dhawan and an equally aggressive 82* from Virat Kohli India crushed Sri Lanka by 9 wickets in the first ODI at Dambulla. Earlier, another batting collapse from Sri Lanka after a good start meant that they were dismissed for a paltry total of 216.
Here are the best tweets from the first ODI :
Well, this is so true (Watch incident here)
Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadejaaaa) August 20, 2017
Even Aakash Chopra took a dig at the Indian opener
We are sure that it will be a ‘Bestseller’
This happens to all of us
If lazy was a cricketer, it would be Rohit Sharma. #SLvIND— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricCrazyNIKS) August 20, 2017
Just Rohit Sharma things
Still a better love story than Twilight
That's the biggest surprise that anyone can get
She: Surprise me.— Sunil- The Cricketer (@1sInto2s) August 20, 2017
Scored 338 runs in Champions trophy.
Scored 2 centuries in test against SL.
Started ODI series with a 100
Weren't we all??
I am not surprised that Sri Lanka lost 9 wickets for 77 runs but I am surprised how they scored 139/1 in first half...— Sarcastic Dude (@Sarcasticdudee) August 20, 2017
Then what about T20s?
#INDvSL India on this tour:— Hamza Khan ♡ (@RockstarHamzu) August 20, 2017
Test Cricket played like ODI Cricket...
ODI Cricket playing like T20 Cricket...
Well how about ‘Meme of the Match’ (sorry not sorry)
When bae is more important than the Match
Girl Friend: Hi— IMRAN KHAN (@imranmkkhan) August 20, 2017
Rohit Sharma: Hi baby, I'm busy in match. Will call later.
GF: I'm alone at home.