Cricketing Tales- 2nd tale on the Hit-man. Records that Rohit sharma holds in international cricket.


Rohit Gurunath Sharma is an Indian international cricketer who is the vice-captain of the Indian cricket Team in limited overs format. He is a right-handed batsman.  He plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket and captains Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.

When it comes to Limited overs cricket Rohit Sharma is amongst one of the most talented players in the world right now.

let us know some of the records holds by Rohit Sharma in the international cricket.

1-  He is the only batsmen to score three double centuries in One Day International matches, two of which came against Sri Lanka and one against Australia.

In 2013, during the 7th One day of Australia tour of India at Bengaluru, Rohit Sharma scored his first ever double century (209) in just 158 balls with 12 fours and 16 sixes.

In 2014, during the 4th one day of Sri Lanka tour of India at Kolkata, Rohit Sharma scored his second double century and highest ever individual score in one day (264) in just 173 balls with 33 fours and 9 sixes.

In 2017, during the 2nd one day of Sri Lanka tour of India at Chandigarh, Rohit Sharma scored his third double century (208*) in just 153 balls with 13 fours and 12 sixes.

2- He also holds the record for the highest individual score in ODIs (264 runs) which came against Sri Lanka.

He made this huge score in 4th one day. With 33 fours and 9 sixes, he made this possible in just 173 balls.

List of the highest individual score in One Day 

3-  He holds the record of hitting the most number of sixes in a single match. He hit 16 sixes in a match against Australia in Bengaluru, where he scored his first double century.

4- Apart from hitting the most number of sixes in a single match, he hit the most number of fours (33 fours) in a match against Sri Lanka, where he scored the highest individual score in a one day match (264).

5- He has the highest number of T-20 centuries along with Colin Munro. 

Colin Munro (NZ) who has 3 T20I hundreds :

101 vs Bangladesh in January 2017

109* vs India in November 2017

104 vs West Indies in January 2018

Rohit Sharma who also has 3 T20 centuries

106 vs South Africa in October 2015

118 vs Sri Lanka in December 2017

100* vs England in July 2018

6- The record of the fastest T20 century is also with Rohit Sharma. He did this against Sri Lanka in just 35 deliveries. 

7- Rohit Sharma holds a unique record of reaching a century with a six in all three formats. 

8- Rohit Sharma also holds the record of hitting 10 sixes in an international match for the most number of times ( 3 times ).

9- He is the only batsman to hit four consecutive sixes twice in international matches.

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