ROHIT SHARMA

  • Dilip Vengsarkar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma receive BCCI Awards 11 hours 16 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former captain Dilip Vengsarkar on Friday received the prestigious BCCI-instituted Col. C K Nayudu Lifetime achievement award for his contribution to Indian cricket. The 58-year-old Vengsarkar played 116 Test matches after coming into national prominence with a belligerent hundred for Mumbai against the Rest of India in the Irani...
  • Difficult to surpass Rohit Sharma's 264, says Brian Lara 2 days ago

    Melbourne: West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara on Wednesday said that Indian batsman Rohit Sharma's record one-day international (ODI) knock of 264 will be difficult to surpass. Rohit stunned the cricketing world with his monster score against Sri Lanka last week, smashing the previous record of 219 held by fellow Indian...
  • Virat Kohli rises to No.2 in ICC ODI rankings 5 days ago

    Dubai: India's hard-hitting batsman Virat Kohli rose a place to be ranked second in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) rankings for batsmen following India's 5-0 series victory over Sri Lanka. Team-mate Rohit Sharma has vaulted to 15th as the reigning World Cup champions continue their preparations for...
  • India in fine shape for World Cup title defence 5 days ago

    An ODI series that had the potential to be a closely contested one turned out to be a horribly one-sided battle where the winner was decided even before the rubber was over. The Sri Lankans, who were asked to pack their bags for India in the eleventh hour and in the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar congratulates Rohit Sharma for double ton November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The first cricketer to get a double hundred in ODIs, Sachin Tendulkar on Friday congratulated Rohit Sharma for becoming the first to achieve the feat twice. Rohit smashed a 264-run knock against Sri Lanka in Kolkata last night to not just become the highest run-getter in an ODI innings...
  • Still have lots to achieve, says Rohit Sharma after record double ton November 14, 2014

    Kolkata: He is the first batsman to notch up two double hundreds in ODI cricket but Rohit Sharma says he has a lot more to achieve in the game as expectations and responsibilities are only going to increase as he progresses in his career. Rohit scored a world record 264 in...
  • Stat Attack: The coincidence between Tendulkar, Sehwag and Rohit's ODI double tons November 14, 2014

    Cricket fans would have by now rote-memorized the records Rohit Sharma broke with his milestone innings of 264 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. But while the innings re-wrote some records in Rohit's name, the 153-run margin of India's victory in the fourth ODI against Sri Lanka on Thursday is...
  • Rohit Sharma undeterred by overseas challenge November 14, 2014

    Kolkata: Having scored a world record 264 in India's 153 run win against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma feels he has a lot more to achieve in the game and an odd failure will not stop his progress. "Not relieved I would say. I still have a lot more to do. When I...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle November 13, 2014

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  • News 360: Burdwan blast probe trail reaches Jharkhand, NIA to visit Dhaka November 13, 2014

    The probe trail in Burdwan blast case has now reached Jharkhand. National Investigation Agency on Thursday interrogated Harun and Mohammad Hussain, the two aides of Jamaat operatives Sajid and Amjad who were arrested recently. The interrogation of these Jamaat operatives zeroed in on the names of these two individuals. ...
  • Rohit's record won't be broken anytime soon: Virat Kohli November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Virat Kohli is a fan of Rohit Sharma's batting and the India captain feels his teammate's record-breaking ODI score of 264 against Sri Lanka will not be surpassed anytime soon. "I said in the press conference yesterday that once Rohit gets going he is very dangerous," said Kohli after leading...
  • Rohit Sharma back in style; makes highest ever score in an ODI November 13, 2014

    Rohit registered his name in the history books on Thursday by becoming the first man ever to score two double centuries in ODI cricket. ...
  • 4th ODI: Rampant Rohit Sharma powers India to a 153-run win over Sri Lanka November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: India rode on Rohit Sharma's great double-century in the fourth ODI to get past a hapless Sri Lanka, who were found wanting all throughout the match. Virat Kohli won the toss and made some changes which were pretty much expected in the line-up after Team India pocketed the series...
  • CAB announces Rs 2.64 lakh cash award for Rohit Sharma November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal on Thursday announced Rs 2,64,000 cash award for Rohit Sharma for his world record score of 264 in India's fourth ODI against Sri Lanka on Thursday. In an outstanding display of stroke making, Sharma plundered the Lankan attack with a record 264 that came from...
  • Former cricketers laud Rohit Sharma's historic feat November 13, 2014

    Arjuna Ranatunga and Adam Gilchrist joined others in praising Rohit for his record-breaking knock of 264 against Sri Lanka in the 4th ODI. ...
  • Records tumbled as Rohit Sharma rumbled November 13, 2014

    Rohit Sharma went on to rewrite ODI history books at Eden Gardens on Thursday, where he played arguably the best innings in one-day cricket - hitting the highest score every in an ODI knock with his 264 off just 173 balls. En route becoming the first man to hit two double...
  • Twitterview: Reactions to Rohit Sharma's historic double century November 13, 2014

    Rohit Sharma registered his name in the history books on Thursday by becoming the first man ever to score two double centuries in ODI cricket, hammering the Sri Lankans for 264 runs in Kolkata to send records tumbling. Rohit's record feat came about in just 173 balls, including 33 fours and...
  • Hitman Rohit Sharma scores historic ODI double century November 13, 2014

    If ever there was a dream return from injury, Rohit Sharma lived it to the T at Eden Gardens on Tuesday - becoming the first man ever in the history of one-day internationals to hit two double centuries and going on to become the highest ODI scorer ever by forcing...
  • India look to continue dominance, Sri Lanka to salvage pride November 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Having already pocketed the series, a rampaging India would like to continue their dominance as a hapless Sri Lanka look to salvage some pride during the penultimate game of the five-match One-Day International (ODI) rubber at the Eden Gardens on Thursday. Led by the flamboyant Virat Kohli, India have outplayed...
  • Rohit can be the X-factor in World Cup: Virat Kohli November 12, 2014

    Kolkata: A fit-again Rohit Sharma may have been in and out of the team during his seven-year-long career so far but Indian skipper Virat Kohli said that the talented Mumbai batsman can be the X-factor in the 2015 World Cup in Australia. Rohit was forced to pull out in the middle...
  • Rohit back, Dhawan rested for remaining two ODIs against Sri Lanka November 10, 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced the team for the last two ODIs against Sri Lanka to be held in Kolkata (November 13) and Ranchi (November 16), giving in-form batsman Shikhar Dhawan and allrounder Ravindra Jadeja the much-needed rest, while dropping wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha...
  • Rohit showed he has completely recovered from injury: Sanjay Bangar October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Rohit Sharma showed no signs of the finger injury that kept him out of action for more than two months as he hammered the visiting Sri Lanka bowlers on Thursday making 142 off 111 balls, said India A coach Sanjay Bangar after his team won the warm-up game here. "Rohit...
  • Rohit Sharma, Manish Pandey score tons as India A beat Sri Lanka October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: A fit-again Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey slammed strokeful centuries as India A feasted on Sri Lanka's mediocre attack before registering a comfortable 88-run victory in a warm-up match for the visitors ahead of their ODI series against India, here on Thursday. Playing his first match after recovering from a...
  • Rohit Sharma announces comeback with a 111-ball 142 October 30, 2014

    The day after saying "hard work, not natural talent, has made me," Rohit Sharma proved it on the field. Rohit put his pads on for India A after a two-month injury layoff to face the visiting Sri Lankan team in one-day practice match, and carnage followed. Playing on home turf at the...
  • Rohit Sharma in a comfort zone as ODI opener October 10, 2014

    An injured finger has kept Rohit Sharma from being available for ODI selection against the touring West Indians, but getting close to full fitness, the Mumbai batsman hopes to continue in the role of an opener in coloured jersey. Talking to DNA, Rohit said his finger is close to getting healed...
  • Ready for Australia's pace challenge, says Rohit Sharma October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Gearing up for the pace test that awaits India in Australia come December, batsman Rohit Sharma said the likes of Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle would be a tough challenge to deal with but the Indians are no longer intimidated by bouncy tracks Down Under. "Australia will be a...
  • Injured Rohit Sharma to miss ODIs against West Indies October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Recovering from a shoulder injury, Indian batsman Rohit Sharma, who missed leading the Mumbai Indians franchise in the Oppo Champions League T20, is set to miss the limited-overs edition of the West Indies series starting October 8. Rohit, who fractured his finger during the England ODIs, was initially ruled...