Rohit broke many records by scoring 212 runs, becoming the first such batsman
On the second day of the third Test being played between India and South Africa, opener batsman Rohit Sharma has scored a brilliant double century, besides Ajinkya Rahane also scored a century of 115 runs.
Rohit scored 212 runs in this innings, facing 255 balls, during which his strike rate was 83.14, during which he hit 28 fours and 6 sixes.
These records broken
1- Rohit has become the highest run-scorer on home soil, in this case he left behind Australia's Don Bradman.
2- Rohit became the first batsman to hit 19 sixes in a series.
3- Rohit became the first Indian batsman to score a double century by hitting a six.
4- This is the second time that Indian batsmen have scored double centuries in 3 consecutive Test matches.
5- This is the first time that India has scored 3 double centuries in a Test series.
6- Rohit became the first Indian batsman to score 500+ runs in a Test series against South Africa.