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Rohit Sharma - Biography

Introduction

Rohit Sharma is a vital Indian national cricket team member and one of the world's top batsmen. Rohit Gurunath Sharma is his full name. Rohit Sharma is officially the Indian cricket team's opener in ODI, T20, and Test cricket.

Rohit Sharma

His place in Test cricket had previously been in danger, but he persevered and eventually rose to the top of the order. Rohit is the captain of the Mumbai Indians, which the Ambani Group owns. In one-day internationals, Rohit Sharma has three double centuries. Although we discussed a few things here, we will learn more about him moving ahead.

About Rohit Sharma's Childhood

Rohit Sharma

In 1987, Rohit Sharma was born on April 30 in New Delhi, India. His father, Gurunath Sharma, works for a transport company, and his mother's name is Purnima Sharma. In the earlier year, they faced a difficult time. His grandpa raised Rohit Sharma due to a lack of finances.

Rohit has a younger sibling. He has been a fan of cricket since he was a kid. Following that, his uncle enrolled him in a cricket camp. After seeing Rohit's talent and abilities, his coach, Dinesh Lad, shifted him to another school by providing him with a scholarship. At first, Rohit started his cricket career journey as a bowler. As time went on, his batted talent became apparent. During a school match, he hit a century.

About Rohit Sharma's Profile

  • Full Name: Rohit Gurunath Sharma
  • Nickname: Hitman, Ro-Hit, Shana
  • Role: Cricketer
  • Birth Date: April 30, 1987
  • Born Place: Bansod, Nagpur
  • Age: 35 years
  • Home: Nagpur
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Cast: Brahmin
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • Affairs: Sofiya Hayat
  • Father: Gurunath Sharma
  • Mother: Purnima Sharma
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Marriage Date: December 13, 2015
  • Wife: Ritika Sajdeh
  • Daughter: Samaira Sharma
  • Brother: Vishal Sharma (younger brother)
  • Jersey Number: 45
  • Coach: Dinesh Lad
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm off-break
  • Batting Style: Right-hand batsman

Physical Appearance Of Rohit Sharma

  • Height: 5ft 8.5 inches
  • Weight: 72 Kgs
  • Measurements: 40-32-12
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown

Rohit Sharma's Education Qualification

  • School: In Mumbai, Our Lady of Vailankanni High School Borivali, Swami Vivekanand International School Borivali
  • College: not attended college
  • Education Qualification: 12th std

Favorite Things Of Rohit Sharma

  • Favorite Cricketer: Virendra Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar
  • Favorite bowler: Harbajan Singh
  • Favorite Film: Veer Zara, Border, Hera Pheri, and Jo jeeta wahi Sikander
  • Favorite actors: Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan, and Saif Ali Khan
  • Favorite actresses: Deepika Padukone, Vidya Balan, and Kareena Kapoor
  • Favorite Food: Chinese, Continental, Punjabi aloo paratha
  • Favorite Music: Film songs, Indian classical
  • Favorite Sports: Cricket, Tennis
  • Hobbies: Travelling, playing table tennis, and watching movies

About Rohit Sharma's Early Career

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma's batting performance surprised several coaches. He was chosen to represent the West Zone against the Central Zone in the 2005 Deodhar Trophy. But, he didn't perform well in that match. After that, he scored an unbroken 142 vs. the North Zone. After these innings, he became a subject of debate and was inserted into a list of 30 possible Champions Trophy players.

The NKP (Narendra Kumar Prasadrao Salve) also selected him for the Salve Trophy. He was selected in India's A team for the 2006 match against New Zealand due to his regular performances. He also got a chance to play in the Ranji Trophy in the same year.

He scored sequential double century and half-centuries against Gujarat and Bengal during his early career. This conditioned the selecting committee to pay close attention once again. Rohit was appointed to the leadership of the Mumbai Ranji squad due to his continuous strong performance. Because of his regularly strong performances in domestic cricket events, the selection committee chose him to participate in the match between India and Ireland. Still, Rohit did not get the opportunity to play in the Belfast (venue() match.

In a T20 match in September 2007, Rohit scored 50 against South Africa's fast bowling. In the same game, he performed admirably on the field. His effort guaranteed that the Indian team advanced to the semi-finals. Following that, Rohit performed admirably against Pakistan. Rohit Sharma's excellent record in one-day internationals showed in Australia against Pakistan Team. From then, he worked to develop himself in his international cricket career.

In 2009, he scored a triple century in the Ranji Trophy, which attracted many of the selection panel. He was qualified for the Bangladesh series. However, he was unable to perform as expected.

He was also chosen for the Test team but had to leave due to his injury during practice. His misfortune and other circumstances and the strong performance of the new players compelled him to withdraw from the game. Unfortunately, he was also unable to participate in the 2011 World Cup.

Rohit Sharma's International Career

Under Suresh Raina's leadership, Rohit was chosen for the West Indies tour. Rohit continued to play well throughout the series, earning him the title of Man of the Series for his continuous outstanding performances. After that, he began to perform well. He was re-selected as Man of the Series for the upcoming series against the West Indies in India. The openers had a lot of struggles after Sachin Tendulkar, and Virender Sehwag left the Indian team.

Rohit Sharma was named as the opener in 2013, with Shikhar Dhawan. The two performed admirably at the time, and Rohit has always had terrific form. Later in the series, Rohit struck a double century against Australia. In addition, he established a world record by hitting 16 sixes. Rohit Sharma scored 177 runs in the final Test match of Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar in Kolkata.

After Saurabh Ganguly and Mohammad Azharuddin, Rohit Sharma became the third Indian to reach a century in the first two Tests. Later playing against Sri Lanka in Kolkata, Rohit established a world record that no one could have expected. By hitting 264 runs in an inning of ODIs, Rohit Sharma holds the record for most runs scored, which is still unbroken.

Rohit Sharma also achieved a century in a T20 match vs. South Africa in 2015. He became the second player in cricket history to record a century in every format. Rohit Sharma has had a successful Indian Premier League career. He started his IPL journey with the Deccan Chargers. Despite the squad's downfall in which Rohit was playing, he received a lot of accolades.

The Mumbai Indians eventually purchased him. He presently leads the Mumbai Indians as their captain. Rohit Sharma captained Mumbai Indians to their first IPL title in 2015, overcoming the powerful Chennai Super Kings. Rohit has 3385 runs at an average of 32.55 since 2015.

Rohit Sharma's Personal life

Rohit Sharma

In 2015, Rohit married Ritika Sajdeh. And they welcomed a daughter into their family.

Rohit Sharma

Their daughter was born on December 30, 2018, when Rohit Sharma was on Australia's Indian team's tour. After a week in Australia, Rohit moved to India to meet his daughter. Samaira Sharma, his daughter, is now three years old.

Test Match Performance

  • Batting Performance
Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma played the 45 matches and 77 innings. 212 is his highest score. In the test, 5625 balls were faced by Rohit, and he has collected one double century. His average is 46.13, and he scored 335 fours and 64 sixes. He achieved 3137 runs, a 55.76 strike rate, eight centuries, and 14 half-centuries.

  • Bowing Performance

He has played 45 matches and 16 innings. Rohit has taken two wickets. 1/26 is his best bowling figure. His average is 112.0, and his economy is 3.51           

ODI Match Performance

  • Batting Performance
Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma played the 230 matches and 223 innings. 264 is his highest score. In the ODI, 10428 balls were faced by Rohit, and he has collected three double centuries. He has scored 845 fours and 245 sixes. He achieved 9283 runs and an 89.02 strike rate and has 29 centuries and 44 half-centuries. His average is 48.6.

  • Bowing Performance

He played 230 matches and 38 innings. Rohit has taken eight wickets. 2/27 is the best figure for bowling. His average is 64.38, and his economy is 5.21

T20I match performance

  • Batting Performance
Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma played the 125 matches and 117 innings. 118 is his highest score. In the T20I matches, 2374 balls were faced by Rohit. He has scored 293 fours and 115 sixes. He achieved 3313 runs, a 139.55 strike rate, and has four centuries and 26 half-centuries. His average is 32.17

  • Bowing Performances

He played 125 matches and nine innings. Rohit has taken one wicket. 1/22 is his best figure for bowling. His average is 113.0, and his economy is 9.97

IPL (Indian Premier League) performance

  • Batting Performance
    Rohit Sharma played the 227 matches and 222 innings. 109  is his highest score. In the IPL match, 4526 balls were faced by Rohit. He has scored 519 fours and 240 sixes. He scored 5879 runs, with a strike rate of 129.89, and has one century and 40 half-centuries. His average is 30.3.
Rohit Sharma
  • Bowing Performance
    He played 227 matches and 32 innings. Rohit has taken 15 wickets. 4/6 is his best figure for bowling. His average is 30.2, and his economy is 8.02                   

Rohit Sharma Has Scored 2,000 Test Runs

In his new role as a Test opener, Rohit Sharma achieved 2,000 runs in Test cricket during the third and final Test against South Africa in Ranchi. The 32-year-old Rohit Sharma completed his third century to set the series record. He completed his century in Virender Sehwag style with a six off Dane Piedt and a batting average of 95.

Rohit Sharma Took Part In A Kenyan Anti-Poaching Initiative

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma had entered an anti-poaching effort to rescue Africa's wild animals and joined Hollywood stars Matt Le Blanc, and Salma Hayek in protecting the lives of the globe's only Northern White Rhinoceros.

He has been a member of PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) for a long time, and when He learned about the cause, He felt committed to participating in the anti-poaching campaign.

Rohit Sharma Is A Believer In Heartfulness Meditation

While visiting the worldwide center of Heartfulness at Kanha Shantivanam near Chegur, Rohit Sharma experienced heartfulness meditation.

The batsman Rohit Sharma and his wife Ritika visited the Heartfulness meditation system's guide, Kamlesh Patel, also known as Daaji, who explained how it works and joined in a meditation session with Daaji.

Rohit Sharma sensed a positive feeling as soon as he walked into Kanha Shantivanam. Being close to nature brings happiness, and meditation is more effective. His experience with heartfulness meditation was incredible, and he felt it so light and cheerful afterward.

Rohit Sharma's Award

  • The Government of India also rewarded Rohit Sharma with the Arjuna Award 2015. The Government of India imparts this award to persons who have performed well in sports.
  • Rohit Sharma has crowned the greatest ODI batsman of 2013 and 2014 by Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) for making two double centuries in ODI cricket.
  • Rohit Sharma won the title for best T20 batsman of 2015 after his T20I century against South Africa.
  • The Golden Bat was presented to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 for hitting the most runs.
  • Rohit Sharma earned India's highest sporting honor in 2020, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.