The star batsman reportedly flew to Mumbai after requesting the team management for a leave owing to a 'personal emergency'.
Virat Kohli’s spectacular inning has helped the hosts to put forward a gigantic total of 373 runs in the first ODI played in Guwahati. Rohit and Shubman gave India a brilliant start and later Virat’s heroics brought India to a dominant position.
Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to field first. Batting first, India was off to a great start. The Indian skipper Rohit Sharma who made a comeback after a thumb injury played an amazing inning scoring 83 runs off 67 balls that included 9 boundaries and 3 maximums.
Shubman Gill who was chosen to play ahead of Ishan Kishan showed his class and smashed 70 runs off 60 balls and added 143 runs for the first wicket. Shreyash 28 (24) and KL Rahul 39 (29) also looked in a good touch.
Later India’s poster boy Virat Kohli stole the show as he smashed his 73rd international hundred. He scored a remarkable 113 runs off 87 balls and helped India reach a big total.
Now. it is on the visitors to chase down a total of 373 runs to kick off the 3 matches ODI series with a win.