Rohit, Virat, Hanuma… Novice Roman hunted down 46000 runs for India


New Delhi. Name- Roman Walker, age 21 years. Still did not get a chance to make his first class debut, but this right-handed medium pacer made a memorable performance on Thursday and showed 5 batsmen of India the way to the pavilion. These batsmen include veterans like current captain Rohit Sharma, former captain and batting great Virat Kohli, Hanuma Vihari, Shardul Thakur and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who have a lot of experience. The Indian team scored 246 runs in 60.2 overs for the loss of 8 wickets in the practice match against Leicestershire.

Born on 6 August 2000 in Wrexham County, Wales, Roman Walker bowled 11 overs on the first day of this practice match and took 5 wickets for just 24 runs. The special thing is that the Indian batsmen who made Roman Walker a victim, they have scored more than 46 thousand runs in the international format in total.

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The rain also caused the loss of a lot of overs. Wicket-keeper batsman Shrikar Bharat was unbeaten on 70 at the time of stumps while Mohammed Shami was at the crease after scoring 18 runs. KS Bharat has played 111 balls so far and has hit 8 fours, 1 six. At the same time, Shami has hit 2 fours and 1 six in 26 balls.

Roman opened the account of his wickets by dismissing Rohit Sharma (25). He got Rohit caught by Abidin on the short pitch ball. Rohit hit 3 fours in 47 balls. After this Hanuma Vihari (3) was caught by Sam Bates, which made India’s score 54 for 3 wickets.

Roman did not stop even then and troubled the Indian batsmen a lot. He dismissed Ravindra Jadeja (13) lbw, who played 13 balls and hit 2 fours. Then Virat Kohli also became a victim of Roman. By dismissing him lbw, Roman brought his number of wickets to 4. Virat returned to the pavilion as the sixth wicket of the team. He faced 69 balls and hit 4 fours and 1 six.

Roman then bowled Shardul Thakur and took his 5th wicket. Shardul scored 6 runs in 4 balls with the help of 1 four. Bharat, who landed at number 7 to bat, however remained frozen and brought the team close to 250 on the first day. Bharat added 66 runs for the 8th wicket with Umesh Yadav (23). Umesh scored 23 runs in 32 balls with the help of 4 fours. Roman Walker took 5 and Will Davis took 2 wickets for Leicestershire on the first day. Famous Krishna got 1 wicket while Jasprit Bumrah could not achieve any success by giving 34 runs in 9 overs.

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