Rohit Sharma is the Only Player to Score Three double Centuries in ODI Cricket
Rohit Sharma is the Only Player to Score Three double Centuries in ODI Cricket

Rohit Sharma is the only batsman who has scored Three double Centuries in ODI.

Hitman’s first double century was against Australia in Bangalore in the year 2009. After that, on 14th November 2014, Rohit write the history with his willow with his unbeaten 264 runs knock against the Sri-Lanka at the Eden Garden, Kolkata.

Apart from this Rohit Sharma scored his third double (208) century in 2017 in Mohali, once again Sri-Lanka team. All three of Rohit’s double centuries have come in winning causes for India. He is known for his aggressive batting style and is considered one of the best ODI batsmen in the world.

Double centuries in One Day Internationals, a rare achievement

A double century in one-day international (ODI) cricket is a score of 200 or more runs by a single batsman in a single innings. It is a rare feat, as it requires a batsman to sustain their concentration and scoring rate over a long period of time.

Only seven players have scored double centuries in ODIs: Chris Gayle, Martin Guptill, Rohit Sharma (who has scored three), Virender Sehwag, Fakhar Zaman, Ishan Kishan and latest entry of Shubman Gill in this precious 200 club. Rohit Sharma is the only batsman who scored more than one double centuries in ODIs. In fact, he is the only batsman with Three double Centuries in ODI cricket.

All time highest score in One Day Internationals

The highest score in One Day International (ODI) cricket is 264 runs, which was scored by Rohit Sharma against Sri Lanka in Kolkata in 2014. This score broke the previous record of 219 runs, which was held by Virender Sehwag of India. Rohit’s innings of 264 runs included 33 fours and 9 sixes and he reached his double century in just 163 balls. Rohit’s innings helped India post a total of 404 runs.

Three double Centuries in ODI

All Double centuries in One Day Internationals

PlayerRunsBalls4s6sSRTeamOppositionGroundMatch Date
Rohit Sharma264173339152.6IndiaSri LankaEden Gardens13-Nov-14
Martin Guptill237*1632411145.39New ZealandWest IndiesWellington21-Mar-15
Virender Sehwag219149257146.97IndiaWest IndiesIndore08-Dec-11
Chris Gayle2151471016146.25West IndiesZimbabweCanberra24-Feb-15
Fakhar Zaman210*156245134.61PakistanZimbabweBulawayo20-Jul-18
Ishan Kishan2101312410160.3IndiaBangladeshChattogram10-Dec-22
Rohit Sharma2091581216132.27Indiav AustraliaBengaluru02-Nov-13
Rohit Sharma208*1531312135.94Indiav Sri LankaMohali13-Dec-17
Shubman Gill208149199139.49Indiav New ZealandHyderabad18-Jan-23
Sachin Tendulkar200*147253136.05Indiav South AfricaGwalior24-Feb-10

Rohit Sharma, leading from the front

Rohit Sharma is the captian of Indian cricket team and represented India in all three formats of cricket. He has been a key member of the Indian team in recent years and has played a crucial role in many of India’s victories. In addition to his batting skills, Rohit is also a sharp fielder and a useful part-time bowler. He made his debut for India in 2007 and has since gone on to score over 16,000 runs in international cricket.

Rohit has also been appointed as the captain of the Indian team in several limited-overs formats. Under his leadership, India has won the Asia Cup in 2018 and the Nidahas Trophy in 2018. Rohit is known for his calm and composed demeanor on the field and has the ability to lead his team to victory in high-pressure situations. No other batsman has scored Three double Centuries in ODI.

Rohit is also a good communicator and is able to motivate his teammates to give their best on the field. He is open to new ideas and is willing to take calculated risks in his captaincy. Rohit’s leadership skills have been on display in several tournaments. He is considered a key member of the Indian team’s leadership group and is respected by his teammates for his calm and level-headed approach. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are considered two of the best batsmen in the world and have been teammates for the Indian cricket team for many years.

FAQs

How many double centuries has Rohit Sharma scored in ODIs?

Rohit Sharma has scored three double centuries in ODIs, the most by any player in this format.

What are Rohit Sharma’s scores in his three double centuries?

Rohit Sharma’s scores in his three double centuries are 209 against Australia in Bangalore in 2013, 264 against Sri Lanka in Kolkata in 2014, and 208* against South Africa in Centurion in 2018. The asterisk indicates that Rohit was not out when the innings ended.

Is Rohit Sharma’s 264 the highest score in ODIs?

Yes, Rohit Sharma’s score of 264 is the highest score in ODIs, breaking the previous record of 219 runs held by Virender Sehwag of India.

In which match did Rohit Sharma score the fastest double century in ODIs?

Rohit Sharma scored the fastest double century in ODIs in his innings of 264 against Sri Lanka in Kolkata in 2014. He reached his double century in just 163 balls, breaking the previous record held by Chris Gayle. Ishan Kishan broke this record against Bangladesh when he completed his double century in just 126 balls and now he holds the record of fastest double century in ODIs.

Have any of Rohit Sharma’s double centuries come in a losing cause?

No, all three of Rohit Sharma’s double centuries have come in winning causes for India.

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