Superb, Excellent, Modern time great and one of the most talented ODI batsman Rohit Sharma proved his worth again as he hits his third double hundred in the one-day internationals. This is also the 16th time Rohit Sharma cross 100 run mark and surpass Virender Sehwag, who hits 15 ODI hundred.
For the first time, Rohit Sharma captaining India in absence of Virat Kohli. After defeat in the first ODI, he was in the pressure and he delivered his best in the pressure.
In Mohali, Sri Lanka again won the toss and decided to bowl first. But this time India opener starts carefully and starts building the inning. Soon Dhawan crosses his 50 run mark but he was then out immediately. Then comes newcomer Shreyas Iyer. Both Iyer and Rohit regularly played their shots.
In 40th over Rohit Sharma completes his 16th century in one day cricket. But it was just the beginning, Rohit Sharma starts hammering Sri Lankan bowlers and he starts hitting sixes and at last, reached his third double century in the one-day cricket in 50th over. No other batsman able to hit two double hundred in ODI.
Rohit remains not out 208 and he hits 12 sixes and 13 fours in his inning. India put a total of 392 against Sri Lanka to win the second ODI and the series.