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.