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Rohit Sharma moved up two places to No.5 after crossing the 800-point mark for the first time in his career. The stand-in India captain smashed his third ODI double hundred in Mohali against Sri Lanka last week and reached a personal high of 825 points.

Rohit had been named captain when India decided to rest Virat Kohli for the limited-overs matches against Sri Lanka. After failing in Dharamsala, Rohit hit back with a sensational 208 not out in Mohali. In the final ODI in Vizag, Rohit was out for 7 but India wrapped up their eighth successive series win.

Meanwhile, Shikhar Dhawan, named the player of the series, too has gained one slot to reach 14th position after aggregating 168 runs including an unbeaten 100 in Visakhapatnam. Dhawan had slammed 68 in the second match, figuring in a 115-run opening stand with Rohit.Rohit was the only man to score more than one double hundred in ODIs. Four other batsmen - Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Chris Gayle and Martin Guptill - have only one each.

On November 13, 2014, Rohit had set a world record for the highest individual score in ODIs with a scintillating 264 at the Eden Gardens against Sri Lanka. He had scored his maiden ODI double hundred against Australia the previous year.

Rohit was in fine form in late 2016 before an injury ruled him out of international cricket for seven months. He returned to competitive cricket during the IPL and made 333 runs from 17 matches as Mumbai Indians lifted the trophy for a record third time.

Rohit was an automatic choice to partner Shikhar Dhawan in the Champions Trophy and he made an immediate impact with scores of 91, 78, 12 and 123 not out as India stormed to the final. However, he was dismissed for a duck in the title clash against Pakistan.

Rested for the bilateral series against West Indies, Rohit returned for the Sri Lanka tour with scores of 54, 124 not out and 104. Against Australia, he carried on from where he left off in Sri Lanka and smashed successive scores of 71, 65 and 125 as India won the series 4-1.

Later in the year, Rohit turned his attention to New Zealand and set up India's victory in Kanpur with a scintillating 147.

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