Rohit Sharma Wiki Biography: Rohit Gurunath Sharma commonly known as Rohit Sharma is an Indian Cricketer who was born in Nagpur City of Maharashtra, India.
Rohit started playing first-class cricket for Mumbai Ranji Team. When Rohit started playing cricket he started as an off-spinner who can bat. But when his coach promoted him from number 8 to opening position then his batting skills came into the spotlight and his game improved unexpectedly. He made his national debut for India in 2007.
Rohit Sharma was bought by the Deccan Chargers franchise in the inaugural season of IPL in 2008 and was signed for the US $750,000 by Deccan Chargers in 2008. Rohit was part of Deccan Chargers’ Squad till 2010. Then in IPL season 2011, Sharma was bought by Mumbai Indians for a sum of US $2 Million. Since then, Rohit is playing for Mumbai Indians.
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|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|
- Rohit Sharma made his List-A debut in Deodhar Trophy in March 2005.
- In the same tournament in Deodhar Trophy 2005, Sharma scored 142 not out of 123 balls which got him the limelight.
- Sharma then made his first-class debut for India-A against New Zealand-A In July 2006.
- In Ranji Trophy 2006-07, he made his Ranji Debut for Mumbai and before the Ranji Season 2013-14, he was appointed as the captain of Mumbai Ranji Team.
- Rohit made his ODI debut against Ireland on 23rd June 2007 and in the same year, he made his T20 debut and played his first international T20 on 19th September 2007 against England.
- Due to Rohit’s poor form just before 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, he was not selected in India’s World Cup Squad in 2011.
- His poor form also continued in 2012 also. In 2012, he scored only 168 runs in whole calendar year.
- But Dhoni Ex-captain of Indian Cricket Team showed faith in Rohit and moved him at top of the batting order and gave him chance to open the innings with Shikhar Dhawan. This opening pair was a successful decision in 2013 ICC Championship Trophy because India won that trophy.
- Then in 2013 he made his test debut and played his first test for India on 6th November 2013 against West Indies.
- Rohit owns a world record of maximum runs in an inning as he scored a total of 264 runs in a single inning against Sri Lanka on 13th November 2014.
- He has also scored 3 double hundreds and he is the only player to achieve this feat in ODI.
- Rohit has established himself as one of the best openers in the World Cricket currently and he is also the current vice-captain of Indian Cricket Team in limited over cricket.
- He also scored 5 centuries in 2019 ICC Cricket World cup.
- Sharma was also nominated for the ICC Men’s ODI and T20I Cricketer of the Decade awards in November 2020.
- Rohit Sharma started playing IPL for Deccan Chargers in the inaugural season in 2008 and He was bought by Deccan Chargers team for a sum of US $750,000.
- He played for Deccan Chargers team till 2010.
- Then in the year 2011 he was signed by Mumbai Indians. MI franchise bought him for US $2 Million.
- In the year 2012, he scored his maiden IPL century against Kolkata Knight Riders.
- In 2013 IPL season Rohit was made the captain of Mumbai Indians and since then, Mumbai Indians has won the IPL title 5 times under Rohit’s Captaincy.
- Under Rohit’s captaincy, Mumbai Indian became IPL champions in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020.
Rohit Sharma Age, Height, Weight
Rohit Sharma’s age is 33 years. His height is 5 feet 8 inches and his weight is 72 kgs. Sharma’s eyes and hairs colors are Dark Brown and Black respectively.
|Height||In feet- 5 feet 8 inch|
In centimeter- 172.72
|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 on April 30, 1987, in Nagpur City of Maharashtra, India. His father’s name is Gurunath Sharma who was the caretaker of Transport firm storehouse. His mother’s name is Purnima Sharma.
Married Life and Girlfriend
Rohit Sharma is Married. He is married to Ritika Sajdeh who is a Sports manager. Rohit met her in 2008. The couple got married in 2015. The couple has a daughter named Samaira Sharma.
- Rohit’s favourite Batsmen are Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag.
- His favourite actors are Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar and Hrithik Roshan.
- Rohit’s favourite actresses are Megan Fox, Blake Lively, Kareena Kapoor and Vidya Balan.
- His favourite destination is New York.
Rohit Sharma’s Net Worth
|Net Worth||Approx $18.7 Million|
|Cars||BMW M5 Series|
|Does Rohit consume Alcohol?||No|
|Does he smoke Cigarettes?||No|
|Can Sharma Swim?||Yes|
|Is Rohit a Yoga Practitioner?||No|
|Is he a Jogger?||Yes|
|Hobbies||Traveling and Watching Movies|
|Food||Aloo Paratha and Eggs|
|Sports||Cricket, Table Tennis|