Kolkata, Nov 14: It was a historic day at the iconic Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata on Thursday (November 13) as Rohit Sharma blasted his way into record books.
Rohit's 264 set up India's 153-run thrashing of Sri Lanka in the fourth ODI last night. Rohit became the first batsman in ODI history to score two double tons and also registered the highest ever individual score in 50-over international cricket.
The Indian opener surpassed Virender Sehwag's 219 and the team amassed 404/5 in 50 overs. Sri Lanka were bowled out for 251 and India raced to a 4-0 lead in the five-match series.
Here are the pictures from the match.
First the 100
Rohit Sharma celebrates his 100. He went on to score 264.
Here is the record
Rohit exults after reaching to his second double hundred, a world record.
Yes I did it
Rohit looks towards the dressing room as he celebrates his 200.
Rohit and Robin
Robin Uthappa, who was batting with Rohit at the time of his double hundred, congratulates him.
Rohit and Kohli
Rohit and captain Virat Kohli run between the wickets during their double century partnership for the 3rd wicket.
Captain and Rohit
After the match, all smiles for Kohli and Rohit. India took a 4-0 lead with 153-run.
Indian team walks off the ground after winning the match at the Eden Gardens.
Mahela Jayawardene congratulates Rohit. Jayawardene took the catch off the final ball of the innings to dismiss Rohit.