Rohit Sharma Scored Third Double Hundred
Rohit Sharma third double century :
In Mohali, it took just 36 balls for Rohit Sharma to convert an ordinary hundred into an unprecedented third individual double century in ODI history. In a matter of 36 balls even Sri Lanka knew the fate of the game.
3rd double hundred for Rohit sharma. He scored 209 against Australia, 264 against Sri Lanka and 208 against Sri Lanka In ODI.
In list A cricket only Alaistair brown hit two double for Surrey.
Second highest captain Knock after Virender Sehwag 219 Runs against West Indies.
16 Hundreds for Rohit Sharma in ODIs – the fourth most for an Indian player after Sachin Tendulkar (49), Virat Kohli (32) and Sourav Ganguly (22).
6 Hundreds scored by Rohit Sharma in 2017. Only Sachin Tendulkar (nine in 1998) and Sourav Ganguly (seven in 2000) has scored more in a year for India.
45 Sixes hit by Rohit Sharma in 20 ODIs he played in 2017 – the third most by any player in a calendar year after AB de Villiers (58 in 2015) and Shahid Afridi (48 in 2002).
12 Century stands between Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit in ODIs.
Once Rohit completed his century, he was unstoppable as it rained fours and sixes from his willow. In the 44th over of the innings, he hammered Suranga Lakmal for four sixes.
Brief score : India 392/4 ( Rohit Sharma 208, Shreyas ayyar 88, Shikhar dhawan 68 ; Thisara parera 3-80 ) Beat Sri Lanka by 141 Runs, Sri Lanka 251/8 ( Angelo Methews 111, Asela Gunaratne 34 ; Yuzvendra Chahal 3-60 ).
We will keep you updated