DOUBLE CENTURY

  • Rohit Sharma powers India on recordbreaking day November 3, 2013

    Rohit Sharma's recordbreaking 209 seemed to have put Australia out of the contest even before the visitors' innings began but James Faulkner's century ensured that India sweat it out to win the series 32 with a 57run win in the seventh ODI at Bangalore. Rohit hit a worldrecord 16 sixes in...
  • Rohit Sharma can fill the big shoes of Sachin Tendulkar: Bailey November 3, 2013

    Bangalore: Impressed with his breathtaking display of batting, Australia skipper George Bailey says Rohit Sharma is certainly the one who is in the mix for the spot that will open up after Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket later this month. Rohit crack a matchwinning double century as India posted a...
  • Rohit Sharma: 209 runs, 16 sixes, world record November 2, 2013

    New rules or old rules, two news balls or one, four fielders on the boundary or five, batting tracks or bowling tracks, batting at home or away. Nothing can take anything away from the innings Rohit Sharma played to light up Bangalore on Diwali eve: 209 runs, second highest ODI...
  • I could have scored a triple ton, says Shikhar Dhawan August 13, 2013

    Pretoria: He might have missed out on the world record for the highest list A score, but Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan is not complaining as he is glad to have become only the third Indian cricketer after Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag to get a double hundred in a 50over...
  • Samuels disappointed after missing out on triple ton November 24, 2012

    Khulna: Despite stroking his first ever Test double century, West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels is still a disappointed man. The righthander struck 260 as West Indies piled up 564 for 4 on the third day of the second Test against Bangladesh at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, CMC reported Friday. However, Samuels...
  • Always believed Viru would score 200: Dhoni December 9, 2011

    Rachi: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was on Friday fulsome in his praise for Virender Sehwag and said he always believed that the swashbuckling opener would go past 200 in a Oneday International match. Sehwag on Thursday created history by becoming the highest scorer ever (219) in a oneday innings and...
  • Sehwag played exceptionally well: Richardson December 8, 2011

    Indore: Former West Indies captain Richie Richardson termed Virender Sehwag's historic 219 as an "exceptional knock." "Sehwag played exceptionally well. It was a flat wicket. Even though Sehwag batted so well, I thought if one or two of our batsmen could stick in, we could get to that total. But it...
  • What makes Virender Sehwag such a special player? December 8, 2011

    CNNIBN's panel of cricket experts discusses the blistering double hundred Sehwag scored against West Indies in Indore. ...
  • Sehwag answers his critics in style December 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag was at his blazing best as he stroked his way to 219 the highest score in ODIs while becoming only the second batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score a doublecentury in the 50over format. The swashbuckling opener came under a lot of criticism before this...
  • Sehwag's 219 augers well for Aus tour: Srikkanth December 8, 2011

    Kris Srikkanth hailed brilliant knock by Virender Sehwag and feels it's a right time to get back to form. ...
  • Awesome Sachin after awesome India fill up Twitter February 24, 2010

    New Delhi: Just a day after #awesomeindianthings became the top trended tag on Twitter, Sachin Tendulkar rewrote the record books not only on the field but on the social networking site. As many as three tags pertaining to Sachins double ton #Sachin Tendulkar, #Sachinisgod (Sachin is god)...