Indian skipper Rohit Sharma with a personnel of Assam Police.

At the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati, India faced South Africa in game two of a three-match T20I series.

Virat Kohli and Surya Kumar Yadav's explosive innings propelled India to a stunning win.

But in addition to India's success, Rohit Sharma and an Assam Police officer were featured in a picture that quickly went viral.

Ponjit Dowarah, an Assam Police officer, took a photo with Rohit Sharma prior to the game.

Image credit : @ponjitdowarah

"I wish you luck. Ek century banta hein (One century is a must). @ImRo45, "He wrote the post's caption.

The cop's kind desire for Rohit to have a successful game was a nice touch.

Many followers confused the situation, believing that the cricketer had been arrested before the match began.

In short time, Twitter was inundated with a variety of comments, mostly memes.