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Rohit Gurunath Sharma (born 30 April 1987) is an Indian international cricketer who is the vice-captain of the India national team in limited-overs formats. He is a right-handed batsman and was an occasional right-arm off break bowler. He plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket and captains Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.

Having started his international career at the age of 20, Sharma quickly came to be pegged by many analysts as a permanent fixture in the Indian cricket team in the next decade. He made his ODI debut on 23 June 2007 against Ireland. In CT 2013, he started playing as an opening batsman for India ODI team and performed consistently. He scored consecutive centuries in his first two Test matches against the West Indies in November 2013, scoring 177 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on debut, followed by a score of 111* in the next Test at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. He played 108 ODIs before playing his maiden Test.

On 13 November 2014, Rohit Sharma scored 264 against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, which is the highest individual score in ODIs and second in overall limited 50 over match.

Early Life

Sharma was born on 30 April 1987 in Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra. His mother Purnima Sharma is from Visakhapatnam. His father Gurunath Sharma worked as a caretaker of a transport firm storehouse. Sharma was raised by his grandparents and uncles in Borivali because of his father’s low income. He would visit his parents, who lived in a single-room house in Dombivli, only during weekends. He has an elder brother, Vishal Sharma.

Records and Achievements
Individual Records
  • On 13 November 2014, Sharma became the highest individual ODI scorer with 264 runs against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata. He, on that day, also became the only player to hit more than one double centuries in ODI cricket match
  • Sharma broke the record set by Shane Watson for Most runs from fours and sixes in an innings by scoring 186 runs in boundaries
  • With 33 fours, Sharma hit the most number of fours in an ODI innings.
  • On 11 October 2015, he scored 150 in Kanpur against South Africa, making it the highest ODI score in Kanpur
  • Sharma has the highest number of sixes, 16, in an ODI innings.
  • On 12 January 2016, Sharma scored 171* against Australia in a one-day international between India and Australia at Perth. This is the highest score by a visiting batsman against Australia in Australia. The previous top score against Australia in Australia was Viv Richards’ 153 not out at the MCG in 1979–80.
  • On 13 December 2017, Rohit scored 208* against Sri Lanka to register his 3rd ODI double-century of his career, becoming the only batsman to score three double centuries in ODI history.
  • Highest scorer in ODIs in 2017 with his knock of 208*.
  • Highest scorer for India in ODIs in 2018 with his knock of 162
  • Highest scorer for India in ODIs in 2017 with his knock of 208*
  • Highest scorer for India in ODIs in 2016 with his knock of 171*
  • Highest scorer for India in ODIs in 2015 with his knock of 150.
  • Highest scorer in ODIs in 2014 with his knock of 264.
  • Highest scorer for India in ODIs in 2014 with his knock of 264.
  • Highest scorer in ODIs in 2013 with his knock of 209.
  • Highest scorer for India in ODIs in 2013 with his knock of 209.
  • Rohit Sharma is the only man to score 150+ score in ODIs seven times breaking David Warner’s and Sachin Tendulkar’s record
  • Rohit Sharma is the only player to Score 7 150+ in ODIs.
  • Rohit Sharma is the only player to score 150+ runs and take 3 catches in an ODI match.
  • Rohit Sharma is the only Indian Batsman who has outscored the opposition at two different occasion in a completed ODI match.
  • Rohit Sharma became the second player to hit two 150+ scores in an ODI series after Hamilton Masakadza against Kenya at home in 2009.
  • On 1 November 2018, he hit his 200th six in ODIs, becoming the quickest to achieve this feat in terms of the number of innings (187).
  • Second Indian captain to score a double century in ODIs after Virender Sehwag.
  • Fastest Indian opener and the second fastest opener in the world to 5000 ODI runs. He took 102 innings to do so, only behind Hashim Amla who took 100 innings to achieve the milestone.
  • Fastest Indian opener and the second fastest opener in the world to 4000 ODI runs. He took 83 innings to do so, only behind Hashim Amla who took 79 innings to achieve the milestone.

Rohit Sharma Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth

Rohit Sharma Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth
Biography &
Wiki
Real NameRohit Gurunath Sharma
NicknameHitman, Ro, Shaana
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height5’ 8” (173 cm)
Weight72 kg (159 lbs)
Body Measurements40-31-12Chest Size – 40 Inches
Waist Size – 31 Inches
Biceps Size – 12 Inches
Body Shape – Hourglass
Shoe Size- 10 (US)
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Cricket
International DebutODI- 23 June 2007 against Ireland at Belfast
Test- 6 November 2013 against West Indies at Kolkata
T20 – 19 September 2007 against England at Durban
Jersey Number#45 (India)
#45 (IPL)
Domestic/State TeamMumbai, Mumbai Indians
Nature on fieldCalm
Likes to play againstPakistan, Australia
Favourite ShotPull shot
Records> Highest individual score in an ODI match (264 runs).
> The first player to score 2 double centuries in ODIs.
> Shares the record for most number of 6s in an ODI match (16 sixes), joining AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle.
> Second Indian player after Suresh Raina to have scored a century in each of the 3 formats (Test, ODI, T20).
> Highest ODI score by a visiting batsman against Australia in Australia (171 runs).
* Third Indian player to score more than 1,000 runs against Australia in ODIs, joining Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni.
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 April 1987
Age (2019)32 Years
Birth PlaceBansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signTaurus
Signature
NationalityIndian
HometownNagpur, Maharashtra, India
SchoolSwami Vivekanand International School and Junior College, Mumbai
Our Lady of Vailankanni High School, Mumbai
CollegeN/A
Educational Qualifications12th standard
FamilyFather- Gurunath Sharma
Mother- Purnima Sharma
Sister- N/A
Brother- Vishal Sharma (Younger)
Coach/MentorDinesh Lad
ReligionHinduism
AddressA 4-BHK apartment in Ahuja Towers, Worli, Mumbai
HobbiesTravelling, Watching Movies, Playing Table Tennis & Video Games
Controversies
Favourite Things
Favourite CricketersBatsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag
Bowler : Harbhajan Singh
Favourite FoodAloo Parantha, Chinese cuisine, eggs
Favourite ActorsHrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan
Favourite ActressesKareena Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Deepika Padukone, Megan Fox, Blake Lively
Favourite Films> Bollywood: Veer-Zara, Hera Pheri, Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander, Border
> Hollywood: The Avengers, Iron Man, The Dark Night Rises
Favourite DirectorsDavid Dhawan, Priyadarshan, Imtiaz Ali, James Cameron
Favourite SongsTere Liye Hum Hai Jiye from the film Veer-Zaara (2004), Started From The Bottom by Drake
Favourite CarAston Martin
Favourite HotelLong Beach Golf & Spa Resort, Mauritius
Favourite DestinationNew York
Girls, Family & More
Marital StatusMarried
Girlfriends> Sofia Hayat (Actress, Rumour)> Ritika Sajdeh (Sports Manager)
WifeRitika Sajdeh (Sports manager, m.2015-present)
Marriage Date13 December 2015
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionBMW M5 Series
Money Factor
Salary (2018)RETAINER FEE: 1 crore (INR)
TEST FEE: 15 lakh (INR)
ODI FEE: 6 lakh (INR)
T20 FEE: 3 lakh (INR)
Net Worth$18.7 Million

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