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Rohit Sharma just broke all sorts of cricket records

That’s some striking.

Sharma (file photo).
Sharma (file photo).
Image: AP/Press Association Images

INDIA’S ROHIT SHARMA hit a remarkable 264 against Sri Lanka to set a new world record.

In a striking masterclass, Sharma hit 32 fours and nine sixes to contribute well over half of India’s 404-5 total.

He was caught out on the final ball of the 50-over innings.

Now to the records. Sharma is:

  • The highest ever individual scorer in a one-day international
  • The first man to hit 250 in an ODI
  • The first man to score two double centuries in an ODI (he aslo scored 209 against Australia)

Source: Maruf Sarkar/YouTube

– First published 12.40

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