Rohit Sharma becomes first player to score 250 runs in ODI

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Indian batsman Rohit Sharma has become the first batsman ever to score 250 runs in One-Day Internationls.

 

The 27 year old smashed 264 off 173 balls against Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI at the Eden Gardern Stadium in Kolkatta on Thursday.


Rohit also became first player to score two double tons in ODI's. He scored his first double ton (209) against Australia in Bangalore on 3rd Nov 2013.


The opener smashed 33 fours and 9 sixes during his record breaking innings. He surpassed the 219 set by virendra Sehwag by hitting a huge six. He was dismmissed on the last ball of the innings.


Sachin Tendulkar was the first batsman ever to score a double ton in ODI when he scored 200 not out against South Africa at Gawalior in 2010. 

 

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