Rohit Sharma Wiki Biography: Rohit Gurunath Sharma commonly known as Rohit Sharma is an Indian Cricketer. He was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
Rohit Sharma started playing first-class cricket for Mumbai. When Rohit started playing cricket he started as an off-spinner who can bat. Later when his coach promoted him from number 8 to opening position then his batting skills were improved unexpectedly. He made his India debut in 2007.
Rohit Sharma was bought by Deccan Chargers in the inaugural season of IPL in 2008.
He was signed for the US $750,000 by Deccan Chargers in 2008. He was the part of DC Squad till 2010. Then in IPL season 2011, he was bought by Mumbai Indians in the US $2 Million. Since then he is playing for Mumbai Indians.
|Full Name||Rohit Gurunath Sharma|
|Nick Name||Rohit Sharma|
|Date Of Birth||April 30, 1987|
|Birth Place||Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|Batting||Right Hand Batsman|
|Bowling||Right Hand Off-Spin Bowler|
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Rohit Sharma made his List-A debut in a Deodhar Trophy in March 2005. In the same tournament he scored 142 not out of 123 balls which earned him the limelight. In July 2006, Rohit Sharma made his first class debut for India-A against New Zealand-A. In Ranji Trophy 2006-07 he made his Ranji Debut for Mumbai. Later before the Ranji Season 2013-14 he was appointed as the captain of Mumbai Ranji Team.
Rohit made his ODI debut on 23rd June 2007 against Ireland. Later that year he made his T20 debut. He played his first international T20 on 19th September 2007 against England. Due to his poor form before 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, Rohit was left out of India’s World Cup Squad. He was not selected for World Cup. His form was not good in 2012 also.
He scored only 168 runs in a whole calendar year in 2012. But MS Dhoni showed faith in him and moved him up in the batting order and gave him chance to open the innings with Shikhar Dhawan. This opening duo was a success in 2013 ICC Championship Trophy. India won that trophy.
Then in 2013 Rohit made his test debut. He played his first test for India on 6th November 2013 against West Indies. Rohit has a world record of maximum runs in an inning. He scored a mammoth of 264 runs against Sri Lanka on 13th November 2014.
He has scored 3 double hundreds and he is the only player to score 3 double hundreds in ODI cricket. Rohit has now established himself as one of the best openers in the world currently. He is also the vice-captain of Indian Cricket Team in ODIs. He has also scored 5 centuries in 2019 ICC Cricket World cup.
Rohit Sharma played for Deccan Chargers in the inaugural season of IPL in 2008. He was bought by Deccan Chargers team for a sum of US $750,000. He was the part of Deccan Chargers team till 2010.
Then in the 2011 IPL season, he was signed by Mumbai Indians. MI team bought him for the US $2 Million. Later in 2012, he scored his first IPL century against Kolkata Knight Riders. In 2013 IPL season he was made the captain of Mumbai Indians. Since then Mumbai Indians has won the IPL title 4 times under Rohit’s Captaincy.
Rohit Sharma Age, Height, Weight
Rohit Sharma’s age is 33 years. Rohit’s height is 5 feet 8 inches and weight 72 kg. His eye and hair colour is Dark Brown and Black respectively.
|Height||In feet- 5 feet 8 inch|
In centimetre- 172.72
In meters- 1.7272
|Weight||In kilogram- 72 kg|
In Pound- 158.73 lbs
|Age in 2020||33 Years|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Shoe Size||8 UK|
Rohit Sharma’s Family
Rohit Sharma was born April 30, 1987. He was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. His father name is Gurunath Sharma. His father was a caretaker of Transport firm storehouse. His mother name is Purnima Sharma.
Rohit Sharma is Married. He is married to Ritika Sajdeh. She is a Sports manager. Rohit met her in 2008. The couple got married in 2015. They also have a daughter named Samaira Sharma.
• Rohit Sharma’s favourite Batsman are Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag.
• His favourite actors are Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan.
• Rohit’s favourite actresses are Kareena Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Megan Fox and Blake Lively.
• His favourite destination is New York.
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Rohit Sharma Net Worth
|Net Worth||Approx $18.7 Million|
|Earnings in 2020||Not Known|
|Annual Salary||Not Known|
|Cars||BMW M5 Series|
|Does Rohit Sharma, Consume Alcohol?||No|
|Does Rohit Sharma, Smoke Cigarettes?||No|
|Can Rohit Sharma Swim?||Yes|
|Is Rohit Sharma, Yoga Practitioner?||No|
|Is Rohit Sharma, a Jogger?||Yes|
|Rohit Sharma’s Hobbies||Travelling and Watching Movies|
|Food||Aloo Paratha and Eggs|
|Sports||Cricket, Table Tennis|
This post was last modified on May 26, 2021