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Yes, You heard it right - Rohit Sharma does it Again

Eden Gardens’ 150years celebration could not be better than this. No one would have thought that this day will be written in golden letters in the history of ODI cricket. Cricket fans, who were watching this match from the stands, will cherish this day for their lifetime.
Returning from injury, Rohit Sharma played a fabulous inning of 264 in 173 balls in 4th ODI against Sri Lanka on 13th November, 2014. He was not out until the last ball of India’ inning was bowled. He falls off the last ball of the innings trying to play a big shot.
Rohit Sharma was on 4 when he was dropped by Thisara Perera at third man.
India Scored 405/5 altogether and in their effort to chase such a big total, Guests could garner a meagre 251 and lost by 153 runs. India leads 4-0 (undefeatable) in the 5 match ODI series. It was his first international match after he injured himself in the second ODI against England in August. This inning of 264 makes him the only person on the planet who has scored two Double Hundr…

Three Double Tons - Which one is the best ?

It was November 2 - still one more day for Diwali - but, every Indian, whether sitting in M. Chinnaswamy or in their homes - glued to their TV screens, were watching the fireworks showering and thundering in and around the Chinnaswamy Stadium. 

It was the last ODI (One Day International) of 7 match India vs Australia Star Sports Cricket Series and both the teams were 2-2 in the series before the match. India was batting first and then came a magnificent double ton knock (209) from Rohit Sharma. It was, only the third ODI double century and interestingly, all three by Indians. India ultimately claimed 57-run victory in match and eventually won the series title despite some heroics by James Faulkner.

Other two double ton knocks - first one from The Little MasterSachin Tendulkar and second one from Multan ke SultanVirendra Sehwag.

On 24th February 2010 at Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, Sachin became the first batsman on the planet to get the elusive double hundred in an ODI against South Africa.…