Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Match Day

811dThe Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Rohit 264, Sri Lanka 251

Rohit Sharma amassed 45 more runs than any ODI batsman had ever managed in an innings, finishing on 264 from 173 balls

816dSidharth Monga

Freakish and predictable

Rohit Sharma's patient start wasn't an indicator of what was to come. But with the friendly batting conditions, you knew a manic record was in store

811dAbhishek Purohit

264 reasons Rohit should open

Returning from injury, with his favoured spot at the top of the order under threat, Rohit Sharma emphatically ended the opening debate

811dESPNcricinfo staff

When #Rohit200 trended. Again

Twitter reactions to Rohit Sharma's 264 against Sri Lanka - his second ODI double-ton, the fourth in all ODIs and the highest score in the format's history

811dAndrew Fidel Fernando

'Rohit could be our X-factor' - Kohli

India's stand-in captain Virat Kohli believes that Rohit Sharma's dynamism and capacity to build big innings could give India the edge at the 2015 World Cup

Big Win


Instances where India beat Sri Lanka by 150-plus runs in this series - this has only happened five-times in all.

400 the new 300


Number of times that India has made 400+ in ODIs. No other team has done it more than twice.

That's Huge


Number of 200-plus third wicket partnerships for India - Virat Kohli has been involved in five of those.

Big hundreds


Number of 150+ scores for Rohit Sharma - the only Indian with more such scores in Sachin Tendulkar (5)



India's average score in the batting powerplay this series. Sri Lanka average 23/3 when they bat

A Select Group


Number of batsmen who have scored 5 or more ODI hundreds for India - Rohit Sharma is the14th.