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On This Day: Rohit Sharma’s 264*

On the 13th of November, 2014, Rohit Sharma blasted a colossal 264 in opposition to Sri Lanka on the Eden Gardens in Kolkata – the very best rating ever recorded in ODI cricket historical past!


On the sixth anniversary of this particular innings, we have a look at 10 attention-grabbing numbers that outlined the efficiency:

264*: It is one in every of solely the 8 Double Tons in ODI cricket historical past

Incredibly, Rohit Sharma has recorded three double lots of. Martin Guptill, Virender Sehwag, Chris Gayle, Sachin Tendulkar and Fakhar Zaman have one every.

2: It was Rohit’s second double hundred of his profession

Rohit had already hit an unbeaten 209 off 222 deliveries in opposition to Australia in Bengaluru on the 2nd of November, 2013.

13: All of Rohit’s Double Hundreds have an Association with the Number 13

Usually thought-about ‘unfortunate’, the quantity 13 turned fortunate for Rohit Sharma as all his three double lots of had some reference to it.

The dates for his two double lots of in opposition to Sri Lanka (in Bengaluru in 2014 and Mohali in 2017) had been 13th November and 13th December.

He scored his first double hundred in opposition to Australia in Bengaluru on the 2nd of November, 2013.

13: The Difference Between Rohit Sharma’s rating and Sri Lanka’s complete of 251 within the match

Again, the quantity 13!

152.6: Rohit’s Strike Rate within the 264-run innings

It is the very best strike price amongst all of the Eight double hundred scores in ODI cricket.

33: Number of 4s Smashed by Rohit within the innings

It is the very best variety of boundaries in an ODI innings. The second-highest is 25 (Sehwag and Tendulkar throughout their double lots of)

173: The Joint-Fifth Highest Number of Deliveries Faced in an ODI innings

Rohit Sharma confronted 173 deliveries for his 264 in Kolkata. Glenn Turner holds the report and in reality occupies the highest two positions on this depend. He confronted 201 deliveries in opposition to East Africa in Birmingham and 177 deliveries in opposition to India in Manchester, each within the 1975 World Cup. The most attention-grabbing title on the record is Sunil Gavaskar, who confronted 174 deliveries – yet one more than Rohit – for his unbeaten 36 in opposition to England at Lord’s, additionally within the 1975 World Cup.

186: Most Runs from Fours and Sixes in an innings

Rohit scored 186 runs (33 fours and 9 sixes) from Fours and Sixes throughout his knock of 264.

65.34%: The Third-Highest Percentage of Team Runs in a Completed ODI innings

Rohit’s 264 was 65.34% of India’s complete of 404 in Kolkata. Richards’ scored 69.48% of West Indies’ complete of 272 throughout his unbeaten 189 in opposition to England in Manchester in 1984. Kapil Dev’s magical unbeaten 175 in opposition to Zimbabwe at Tunbridge Wells within the 1983 World Cup was 65.78% of India’s complete of 266.

198: The Maximum Difference Between the Highest and the Second-Highest Individual Score in an ODI innings

The second-highest rating for India (when Rohit scored a report 264) was Kohli’s 66.

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