The 'Hitman' smashed 173-ball 264, which is still a world record for the highest ODI individual total. The historical match was played on November 13, 2014, in Kolkata, which India won by 153 runs.

 

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The Mumbai cricketer batted for 225 minutes, all 50 overs before getting dismissed on the last ball of India's innings.

 

Watch the highlights of Rohit's 264 here:

 

 

Apart from Rohit, only Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Martin Guptill and Chris Gayle have a double ton in the ODIs. While the others have one double ODI century, Rohit has a record two ODI hundreds.

 

Oh, it was! Wasn't it?

 

 

Rohit scored his maiden ODI 200 against a full-fledged Australian side, making him one of the most dangerous batsmen in the shorter format.

 

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In 153 ODIs, he has 5,131 runs at an average of 41.37 and has so far notched up 10 ODI tons, two double tons and 29 half-centuries.

 

At present, Rohit who sustained a thigh injury during the fifth ODI against New Zealand last month underwent a successful surgery in London on Saturday. The recovery process will keep him out of action for at least three months more.