Always a joy to watch you bat: Tendulkar on Rohit’s double ton

Rohit Sharma struck an unbeaten 208 not out in India’s series levelling 141-run win over Sri Lanka in the second ODI.

India captain Rohit Sharma sends one out of the park during his 208-run knock against Sri Lanka in the second ODI at Mohali on Wednesday. Rohit became the first batsman in the world to hit three ODI double hundreds.   -  PTI

Legendary Sachin Tendulkar and senior off-spinner Harbhajan Singh congratulated Rohit Sharma on his record third double hundred in ODI cricket.

Rohit struck an unbeaten 208 not out in India’s series levelling 141-run win over Sri Lanka in the second ODI.

“Way to go my friend. Always a joy to watch you bat :-)) @ImRo45,” Tendulkar complimented Rohit via Twitter.

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“Shaaaaaannnaaaaaaaaaa batting @ImRo45 you beauty,” tweeted Harbhajan Singh.

On behalf of the BCCI, acting president CK Khanna also congratulated Rohit on his feat.

“It is a brillianta achievement. No other cricket has two double hundreds in ODI and he now has three. This is incredible and I wish him to scale greater heights in future,” Khanna said.

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