Rohit Sharma, Right hand cricketer represents Indian cricket team in international formats. Made his debut match against Ireland in 2007 and representing India in all formats. For more details check out below for Rohit Sharma Wiki, Biography, Age, Profile, Height, Caste, Wife, Family and more.
Rohit Sharma (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Caste, Biography, Family
|Real Name||Rohit Gurunath Sharma|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height in m||1.73 m|
|Height in Feet Inches||5.8′|
|Weight in Kg||72kg|
|Date of Birth||30 April 1987|
|Birth Place||Bansod, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|Parents||Father – Gurunath Sharma
Mother – Purnima Sharma
Brother – Vishal Sharma (Younger)
Rohit Sharma Family & Earlier Life:
Rohit Sharma was born on 30 April 1987 in Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra. His father Gurunath Sharma, was a caretaker and his mother Purnima Sharma was a housewife.
Sharma was raised by his grandparents and uncles in Borivali because of his father’s low income. He has a younger brother, Vishal Sharma.
Rohit Sharma joined a cricket camp in 1999 with his uncle’s money. His camp coach Dinesh Lad asked him to change the school to Swamy Vivekand International School.
Rohit started as of off-spinner and bat a bit. But, his coach found Rohit’s batting talent. So, he promoted him from eight to open the innings. Rohit scored century on his debut as opener.
Facts about Rohit Sharma:
– Teams played for: Mumbai, Deccan Chargers, Mumbai Indians, India A, India
– Rohit Sharma made his List A debut for West Zone against Central Zone in the Deodhar Trophy in March 2005;, at Gwalior.
– Performances for the India A sides in Abu Dhabi and Australia followed, leading to him being selected for the 30 member probables list for the Champions Trophy. But, he didnt get a chance to play in the XI.
– Sharma made his First-class debut for India A against New Zealand A, at Darwin in July 2006.
– Rohit Sharma made his ODI debut against Ireland in 2007 but he did not get a chance to bat in that match.
– In 2007 T20WC, he get a chance to bat against South Africa, then he score fifty in 40 balls. His knock helped India to qualify for semi-finals.
– In the final against Pakistan, he scored 30 off 16 balls.
– Rohit Sharma was signed up by the Deccan Chargers franchise for a sum of US$ 750,000 a year in 2008.
– He scored his maiden ODI century (114) against Zimbabwe on 28 May 2010.
– In the 2011 auction, he was sold for US$ 2 million to the Mumbai Indians.
– Rohit Sharma made his test debut against West Indies at Wankhede, during Sachin’s farewell.
– He has scored two double centuries in Oneday International Format.
– In 2013, he became permanent captain for Mumbai Indians franchise.
– In April 2015, Sharma became engaged to his childhood friend Ritika Sajdeh. They got married on 13 December 2015.
– Under his captaincy, Mumbai Indians won three IPL titles (2013, 2015 and 2017).
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