Rohit Sharma smashes his third double century © AFP
Rohit Sharma smashes his third double century © AFP

Rohit Sharma scores a double century after failing in the maiden match as a captain. Rohit smashed his third double century and second against Sri Lanka. Rohit slammed an unbeaten 208 with 13 fours and 12 sixes in his second match as an captain. Rohit’s 208 and Shreyas Iyer’s 88 allowed India to post a huge total of 392 runs, their 100th score of 300-plus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shreyas Iyer, playing his second ODI missed out on a hundred by 12 runs. Shikar Dhawan got off to a good start but was dismissed for 68. Dhawan and Sharma contributed 115 for the first wicket partnership. Sri Lanka need 393 to win to restrict India from leveling the ODI series.