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Double double centurion.

Here’s how Rohit Sharma just scored the highest runs in one-day international cricket

By Saptarishi Dutta & Devjyot Ghoshal

Indian batsman Rohit Sharma has just decimated Sri Lanka’s bowling attacking at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens stadium, scoring 264 runs off 173 balls.

That’s the highest-ever score in an one-day international cricket match, surpassing the 219 runs that another Indian batsman, Virender Sehwag, had scored off 149 balls in 2011.

That makes Rohit Sharma—who already scored a double century against Australia in 2013—the only man in one-day international cricket to score two double tons.

Here’s how he did it.