Mohali ODI: India beat Sri Lanka by 141 runs, series levelled by 1-1
Mohali : Indian skipper Rohit Sharma's double ton helped India in scoring a massive 141-run win against Sri Lanka in Mohali ODI. The series is now levelled 1-1.
With Rohit Sharma's mammoth 208-run knock, Team India scored 392 runs against Sri Lanka in the second ODI.
Coming into the match, the Mumbaikar was the only batsman to have hit two double tons. At the PCA Stadium here, Sharma belted an unbeaten 153-ball 208, comprising 13 fours and 12 sixes.
It was his sixth score of more than 100 in ODIs this year, tying with Virat Kohli (also this year) and Sachin Tendulkar (1996). The latter, though, holds the record of maximum nine centuries by an Indian in 1998.
Trying their best, Sri Lanka managed to score 249 runs for the loss of eight wickets in fixed fifty overs.
Earlier, Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field first.