Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is an Indian cricket player who plays for several countries. He is currently the vice captain of the Indian ODI and T20 teams. He leads the Mumbai Indians in the IPL. The right-handed batter is known as “The Hitman.” Because of how hard he hits the ball. He has scored a record three centuries in ODIs and hundreds in Test and T20. When he started his job at age 20, he got praise right away for how calm and grown up he was.

Rohit Sharma

In his early career, though, a rough patch and an injury that came at the wrong time ended both his ODI and Test runs. He was able to show what he could do as a batsman, an occasional bowler, and a captain thanks to the new IPL T20 tournament. After being moved to the starting spot. He did especially well in limited-over formats. Even though his Test start was delayed. He showed class by scoring hundreds in both of his first two games.

Rohit Sharma Personal Information

Full NameRohit Gurunath Sharma
Date of BirthApril 30, 1987
Age35 years
BirthplaceNagpur
GenderMale
Height5’9″ (175 cm)
ProfessionCricket Player
FatherGurunath Sharma
MotherPurnima Sharma
Siblings
WifeRitika Sajdeh
NationalityIndian
Net Worth$25 Million

 

Growing Up and Early Life

He was born on April 30, 1987, in Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra. His father, Gurunath Sharma, worked as a warehouse manager for a transportation company, and his mother, Purnima Sharma, were also a warehouse manager. Because his father didn’t make enough money to support him and his younger brother Vishal, he lived with his grandparents and uncles in the western Mumbai area of Borivli as a child and went to see his parents every weekend.

Rohit Sharma

When he was eight years old, he became interested in cricket and talked his uncle into giving him Rs.200 so he could go to a teaching camp run by Dinesh Lad. Lad, who also trained at Swami Vivekanand International School, which had better cricket facilities, told him to switch schools because he saw how good he was.

Lad set up a four-year sports scholarship for the bright boy and told the off-spin bowler to bat first when he found out that his uncle couldn’t pay for his fees there. After that, on his first game as an opener in the Harris and Giles Shield school cricket tournaments, he got a hundred.

Rohit Sharma Domestic Career 

It was in March 2005 that Rohit Sharma played his first local cricket game for West Zone in a Deodhar Trophy match against Central Zone at Gwalior. He got a lot of attention during the same event when he scored 142 runs without being out in 123 balls against North Zone at Udaipur.

But he didn’t make it into the final group for the NKP Salve Challenger Trophy or the Champions Trophy. He was on the list of 30 probables for both before his Ranji debut. Rohit played his first First-Class match for India A against New Zealand A in Darwin in July 2006. He then played his first Ranji match for Mumbai against Gujarat in the 2006–07 season and got a hundred.

Rohit Sharma International Career

Rohit Sharma’s first ODI was against Ireland in Belfast in 2007 as part of India’s tour. He did not get to bat in the game, though. During the same year, he won the “Man of the Match” award for his perfect 50 off 40 balls against South Africa in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 on September 20, 2017.

Because of his first ODI fifty against Pakistan at Jaipur on November 18, 2007. He was chosen for the 2007–08 Commonwealth Bank Series in Australia. In Australia, he got two more fifty-plus scores, including a 66 in the first final at Sydney, where India successfully chased down the runs.

He lost his spot in the middle order of the team because of a string of bad games, and even a triple-century in Ranji couldn’t get him a spot in the starting eleven for India’s 2009 tour of Bangladesh. Even though he was picked to play in his first test match in February 2010. Because V. V. S. Laxman was hurt. He didn’t get to use his chance because he hurt himself playing football during the warm-up.

In the May 2010 tri-series, he got two centuries in a row against Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka. However, bad play in South Africa kept him out of the Indian team for the 2011 World Cup. When he played again against West Indies in 2011, he got his first “Man of the Series” award for his two half-centuries, including an 86 off 91 balls that won the match when India was down to 92-6.

Because he was in such good shape. He was put in as an opener with Shikhar Dhawan for the 2013 Champions Trophy. The two of them got along great and helped India win many games. His personal best was 209 runs off of 158 balls against Australia in Bangalore. With 16 sixes, he also broke the world record for most sixes hit in an ODI game.

He finally played his first test match during Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell series in November 2013. Sharma hit two hundreds in a row, becoming the third Indian batsman after Mohammad Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly to do so.

He set a lot of ODI marks with his 264 against Sri Lanka in 2014. It was the highest score by an individual in an ODI, the first ODI 250, and the first time a player had two double-centuries.

Rohit Sharma IPL A Career

It cost the Deccan Chargers $750,000 to pick Rohit Sharma for their team in the 2008 IPL. He got the Orange Cap as the top run scorer for a while.

In the 2011 season, the Mumbai Indians paid US$2 million for him. He led the team to its first IPL victory in 2013, and they went on to win two more in 2015 and 2017.

Rohit Sharma Captaincy

He was captain of the Mumbai Ranji team for the 2013–14 season. After Ajit Agarkar retired. This was because he had done a great job as captain of the Mumbai Indians in the IPL. In December 2017, while Virat Kohli was on vacation. He was in charge of the Indian team’s match against Sri Lanka. They won both games, 2-1 in the ODI and 3-0 in the T20.

Achievements and Awards

Rohit Sharma has won many “Man of the Match” and “Man of the Series” awards. In 2015, the Indian government gave him the “Arjuna Award.”

He has scored three ODI double centuries, which is more than any other player. His 264 against Sri Lanka is the highest score by an individual in an ODI.

This made him, along with Suresh Raina, the second Indian player to score a hundred in all types of games. It happened in the first T20I against South Africa at Dharamshala on October 2, 2015.

During the IPL, he led the Mumbai Indians to three wins. He is the fifth player in IPL history to score a hat-trick.

Personal Life and Legacy

Rahit Sharma married Ritika Sajdeh, his friend, manager, and lover of six years, on December 13, 2015. Senior player Yuvraj Singh introduced them in 2008 and they have been together ever since. Their home is a 4-BHK flat in Mumbai’s Ahuja Towers neighborhood.

Rohit Sharma Fun Facts

He kept a promise he made to his parents three years into his cricket career and moved them from their simple one-room house in Dombivili to a nice area in Borivali. His younger brother Vishal went to Florida to study hotel management, which he paid for.

Rohit Sharma Net Worth

As an A+ player for the BCCI, Rohit Sharma earns Rs 7 crore a year in compensation. In addition, he receives payment each time he plays domestic or international cricket. Mr. Rohit Sharma is thought to have a total net worth of 40 million US dollars, or roughly 330 crore Indian Rupees (or two hundred forty-eight crore INR) in Indian currency. Cricket was his primary source of income and financial worth. Mr. Rohit Sharma is the most respected player in the world and has a very high brand value.
In addition, he receives a substantial income from the Indian Premier League (IPL) and other national and international cricket matches. He also pays a hefty sum of money to endorse a number of different businesses. Currently, Rohit Sharma is paid a significant sum of money to represent India. And has central contracts with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for all three formats of cricket: test, one-day international, and twenty-two-over. He also plays for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Where he is a great player and commands a high pay.
Cricketer Rohit Sharma from India donates Rs 80 lakh to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. It is up to us to get our nation back on its feet. I’ve contributed what I can to these charities: 45 lakhs to PMCaresFunds, 25 lakhs to the Maharashtra CM Relief Fund, 5 lakhs to @FeedingIndia, and 5 lakhs to the Welfare of Stray Dogs.Let’s support and stand behind our leaders, @narendramodi.

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