Ritika and Rohit Sharma 208 Mohali
Source: BCCI

Indian cricket superstar Rohit Sharma has many records in ODI cricket. One of these records is very special, around which there is no one around. This is the record for the most 3 double centuries in ODIs.

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Rohit hit a record third double-century against Sri Lanka in December 2017, but his wife Ritika Sajdeh wept during this innings. Rohit has now revealed about that incident.

Ritika was worried

In the second episode of BCCI’s video interview series, ‘Open Nets with Mayank’, ODI-T20 opening pair Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan were present for a chat with show host and Test team opener Mayank Agarwal.

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Talking about the innings played in Mohali, Rohit said that Ritika was crying during this and she talked about it after the match. Rohit said, “I asked her why did she cry?” He said that when I dived for my 196th run, he felt that my hand might have twisted. This made her very emotional and upset. “

Rohit Sharma 208 vs Sri Lanka in 2017 at Mohali
Rohit Sharma 208 vs Sri Lanka in 2017 at Mohali: BCCI

The special thing about this innings was not only to make a record, but this innings came on the wedding anniversary of Rohit and Ritika. That’s why Rohit calls this innings very special for himself

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On 13 December 2017, in the second ODI in Mohali, India batted first and scored a huge score of 392 runs in 50 overs. Rohit, captaining the team in this series played a blistering inning. He scored 208 runs in just 153 balls and set a record. India had piled up Sri Lanka for just 251 runs and won the match by 141 runs.