Rohit Sharma becomes 1st player in ODI history

by Sports | 13-12-2017 | 378 views

New Delhi : Rohit Sharma hit his third double hundred in ODI cricket in  a sensational fashion against SriLanka during the second one-day international in Mohali. The right – handed hitman became the first player to cross the 200- run mark thrice  in ODI’s and in the process surpassed multiple records as India set a target of  390 runs.

The Mumbai right – hander , who was recalled to the Test team, got to the coveted double off 15 balls in grand style in the 49 th over .  In his breathtaking knock, he hit 13 fours and 11 sixes. While Rohit got off to a slow start what is astounding is  his quick rate of conversion. In one over he hit Suranga Lakmala for four sixes and rocketed from to . In 36 balls he added his second hundred runs. The other batsmen to score a double hundred in ODI cricket are Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag.

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