The solely batsman on this planet to attain three double centuries in ODIs, Rohit Sharma stated that he didn’t count on to attain a single double century. Rohit, the captain of the Indian restricted overs format workforce, by no means thought that he would rating the primary double century of his ODI profession in opposition to Australia in 2013 in Bengaluru.
During an Instagram reside chat with senior Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, Rohit stated, "I never thought I would ever score a double century in ODIs. I wanted to bat well and the pitch was also very good."
Rohit had scored an innings of 209 runs from 158 balls on the pitch supported by M Chinnaswamy. <! –
He had 12 fours and 16 sixes throughout his innings. India gained by 57 runs in opposition to Australia within the seventh match of the collection.
Rohit stated that former batsman Yuvraj Singh advised him that being an opener you could have an opportunity to make a giant rating. He stated, "I remember Yuvi (Yuvraj Singh) was telling me that this is a big opportunity for you. You just have to start batting. He told me that you have a good chance to score big. Is. It was a good conversation before the match. "
The Indian opener stated, "When I went back to the pavilion after scoring a double century, someone said to me that if you would bat an over, you would have broken the record of Virender Sehwag. There is a lot of expectations in the dressing room, there But there were three or four people who wanted me to score 10-15 runs more. They could also include Yuvraj Singh and Shikhar Dhawan. "
Let us know that on 13 November 2014 in opposition to Sri Lanka, within the match performed at their favourite stadium Eden Gardens, broke the report of Sehwag by scoring 264 runs. At current, Rohit's identify is the report of highest personal rating in ODIs.