In this match, Rohit Sharma scored 264 runs in 173 balls!
Rohit Sharma, the new captain of the Indian team in T20 cricket, would never want to forget this day. Opener Rohit Sharma played the biggest innings of ODI cricket on this day.
On 13 November 2014, Rohit Sharma scored a world record inning of 264 runs against Sri Lanka. This is the biggest innings played by any batsman in international one-day cricket. Against the Sri Lankan, Rohit Sharma played this stormy inning in just 173 balls with the help of 33 fours and 9 sky-high sixes after staying on the field for 225 minutes.
Based on this innings, India was able to make a huge score of 404 runs. In reply, Sri Lanka was bundled out for 251 runs in 43.1 overs. Thus Team India won this match by 153 runs. Rohit Sharma is the only batsman in the world to score three double centuries in ODI cricket.