Rohit Sharma smashes 209 in 158 delivery against Australia
Rohit Sharma hits 209 in 158 delivery on 7th Match of Australia tour to India on 2nd November 2013 at Bangalore. With this double century, he becomes the 3rd Indian Batsman to hit double centuries in ODI cricket ( 50 over). Sachin Tendulkar is the first man to hit a double century in One day cricket. Sachin hits 200* in 147 balls with 25 fours and 3 sixes at the strike rate of 136.05 against South Africa on 24th Feb 2010. Virender Sehwag is the 2nd Man to hit double century in ODI cricket. Sehwag hits 219 in 149 delivery with 25 fours and 7 sixes at the strike rate of 146.97 against West Indies on 8th December 2011.
Rohit Sharma 209 in 158 delivery – Watch Full Match Highlight
Watch the full match highlight video to see the amazing batting of Rohit Sharma against Australia on the last match of Australia tour to India on 2nd November 2013 at Bangalore. On this match RG Sharma hits 16 sixes and 12 fours. You can watch and download the HD video of full match highlight at HD resolution of 720p and 1080p from YouTube and BCCI official website.
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Rohit Sharma hits 209 against Australia
Rohit Sharma is the 3rd Indian batsman to hit individual double century after Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag in ODI Cricket (50 Over). He hits 209 in 158 balls. In this match he hits 16 sixes and 14 fours at the strike rate of 132.07. Rohit Sharma makes the highest individual score against Australia with this double century. Sharma also creates a record of highest individual sixes of any Indian Batsman in ODI.
Full Match Summary – IND VS AUS – 2nd Nov 2013 at Bangalore
Australia won the toss and choose to bown first. India Makes 383/6 (RG Sharma – 209,S Dhawan – 60 , V Kohli -0 ,S Raina – 28. Yuvraj Singh -12 , MS Dhoni- 62 , RA Jadeja – 0) and give a target of 384 to Australia.
Australia chased for the target and scored 326 (AJ Finch – 5, PJ Hughes – 23, BJ Haddin – 40, GJ Bailey – 40, AC Voges – 4, GJ Maxwell – 60, JP Faulkner – 116, SR Watson – 49, NM Coulter-Nile – 3, CJ Mckay – 18, XJ Doherty – 0 ).
India won the match by 57 Runs. With this match win, India also win the 7th Match ODI Series with 3-2 against Australia.