Watch Rohit Sharma Hit 209 for India vs. Australia, Including 16 Sixes

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Rohit Sharma smashed the second-highest ODI innings in history with an astonishing 209 against Australia in Bangalore, as India piled on 383 for six in their innings.

Sharma's day could have been very different—early on in the innings he ran out teammate and India star Virat Kohli when the latter had yet to score.

But he dug in and scored 16 sixes (an ODI record) as India demolished the Australia bowling.

His second century, moving from 100 to 200, came in just 42 balls, a sign of just how extraordinary his hitting was. 

In his stand of 167 with MS Dhoni, the latter (no slouch himself) contributed just 54 runs.

The full tale of the devastation can be seen here in the Cricinfo scorecard.

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