Historical Flashback: On this day, Rohit Sharma scored the mammoth 264

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World Record Shattered

On this day in cricket history, Rohit Sharma etched his name in the record books by shattering the world record for the highest individual score in One Day Internationals (ODIs).

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Incredible Score of 264

Playing at Eden Gardens in the fourth match against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma achieved the remarkable feat of scoring 264 runs, a score that stands as the highest ODI score.

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Double-Century Maestro

This outstanding innings marked Rohit's second double-century in ODIs, a historic achievement that made him the first player ever to accomplish such a feat in the format.

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Costliest Drop in ODIs

Rohit's innings could have ended early had Thisara Perera not dropped a regulation catch at third man when he was on just 4 runs. This drop turned out to be very costly.

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Record-Breaking Frenzy

During his innings, Rohit blazed his way to 33 fours and nine sixes, showcasing a breathtaking display of power-hitting that left an indelible mark on cricket history.

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Surpassing Milestones

In the course of his innings, Rohit surpassed various milestones, beating Virender Sehwag's 219, and the longstanding record of 229 set by Belinda Clark in 1997.

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Remarkable Comeback

The match was a comeback for Rohit after recovering from a finger injury sustained earlier in the year.

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