However, it also gave way to some hilarious reactions on Twitter, where people soon began to make memes on it. Here is how people of Twitter reacted to Rohit Sharma's run-out:
If lazy was a cricketer, it would be Rohit Sharma. #SLvIND- Nikhil (@CricCrazyNIKS) August 20, 2017
Wife: Choose between me and cricket..- Dolla Bill (@Trollsnpjs) August 20, 2017
Rohit Sharma: pic.twitter.com/Tazt6VLK05
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.
Even Aakash Chopra had something to say about the unfortunate way in which Rohit Sharma was run out
In spite of the slow start, India secured an easy nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the opening ODI of the five-match series.