Rohit tweeted: "From listening to you coach me on the field, to now listening to you sing while I am on my way to the stadium. Venky Bhai....it's been a journey."
Rahul hits half-century as his side defeats Mumbai Indians by nine wickets
"As it was his team's first offence of the season under the IPL's Code of Conduct relating to minimum over rate offences, Mr Sharma was fined Rs 12 lakh," it said.
Up against a resurgent side, defending champions MI will need to address their middle-order woes if they are to go for a third consecutive win
The trend in Chennai is you can't hit from ball one. You have to plan before you go into bat. We were 15-20 runs short. Should have batted well at the fag end. We need to understand how we need to bat
Staying true to his style, this IPL he has taken a unique approach to speak up a cause that Rohit has long supported - the conservation of the Great One-Horned Rhinoceros or the Indian Rhino.
The feeling in the camp is absolutely electric and upbeat. It is the start of the new season, we all know that. The guys are very excited to get going. We've got some new faces in the squad as well which is exciting.
Rohit and Dhawan achieved the milestone during the ongoing third ODI against England here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium. The first Indian pair to touch the landmark figure was of former cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.
Kohli, who slammed an unbeaten 80 off 52 balls coming in as opener and was associated in a stand of 94 with Rohit that set the platform for the 36-run victory in the fifth T20I, has moved up one place to fourth position
Captain Kohli and Rohit opened the innings for India in a T20I for the first time on Saturday and their 94-run stand helped India beat England by 36 runs and win the series.
After the blistering half-centuries by skipper Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, Indian bowlers restricted England to 188/8 to register a 36-run win in the fifth T20I here at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Saturday.
Rohit, the regular opener in the white-ball cricket, has been rested a day after captain Virat Kohli said that Rohit and KL Rahul would open the innings. However, former Indian opener Virender Sehwag hit out at the captain for resting in-form Rohit.
India square-off against well-rounded England in the first match at Motera today.
The debate over who would open with Rohit Sharma at the top of the batting has already begun.