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Figure out Rohit Sharma's sensational 209 at Bangalore!

Last updated on: November 02, 2013 19:48 IST

Figure out Rohit Sharma's sensational 209 at Bangalore!

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The right-handed batsman wrote his name in record books as he became only the third cricketer after compatriots Sachin Tendulkar (200) and Virender Sehwag (219) to score a double hundred in ODIs.

Sharma smashed 209 from 158 balls in the deciding ODI against Australia at Bangalore on Saturday.


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Sharma hit the first two balls of the last over for six but was caught at deep square leg off the third, leaving Virender Sehwag's 219 as the record.


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The Mumbai lad hit the most number of sixes in an ODI innings.

His 16 sixes broke Shane Watson's record of 15 in an ODI innings.


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Sharma also crossed the 1,000-run mark in 2013 in the course of Saturday's innings.


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Rohit Sharma's 209 is the highest individual score at Bangalore. He went past Andrew Strauss, who made 158 during the 2011 WC match against India.


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Sharma now has the highest score by any batsmen against Australia. When he reached 176, he went past Sachin Tendulkar and Hershcelle Gibbs for the highest individual score against Australia.


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