new Delhi: Indian team opener Rohit Sharma made the highest individual score of ODI in 2014 on today’s day i.e. November 13. Rohit scored an innings of 264 runs against Sri lanka at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The BCCI has shared a link to the video of that historic innings of Rohit.
The BCCI tweeted, ‘On this day in 2014, Rohit Sharma made history by scoring 264 runs. This is the highest individual score in ODIs. This innings consists of 33 fours and nine sixes. Watch this magnificent innings’.
Watch that splendid
– BCCI (@BCCI) November 13, 2020
The right-handed batsman hit 33 fours and nine sixes in the innings of 173 balls. He scored the first 50 runs off 72 balls, but after that he changed gears and scored fifty runs in the next 28 balls to complete his century. He took 25 balls to reach 100 to 150. He completed 200 runs from 151 balls.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) also reminded social media users of Rohit’s innings.
Double tons in ODIs:
Can you complete this list? pic.twitter.com/CwvQb3vLbB
– ICC (@ICC) November 13, 2020
On the basis of this innings of Rohit Sharma, India scored 404 runs for five wickets. In response, Sri Lanka were able to score only 251 runs and lost the match by 153 runs.
In his career of 224 ODI matches, Rohit has scored three double centuries. He has scored a total of 29 centuries and 43 half-centuries.
Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, Mumbai Indians have recently won the title of Indian Premier League (IPL 2020).