Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma is currently the best white-ball batsman in the cricketing circuit. He has also proved his mettle in the red-ball format but his dominance in the white-ball format is unmatched. Rohit Sharma has been on a roll since the 2013 cricket season. The 2013 season was the turning point of Rohit Sharma’s career. Once Rohit Sharma started opening the batting for the Indian White Ball National Teams, he changed the dynamic of the game. A once impossible record of scoring a double century in the ODI format has been achieved 3 times by this batting maestro. Rohit Sharma when on a song, can flip the game in favor of your team. Here is a look at the personal life of Rohit Sharma and other things as well: – 

Rohit Sharma received the Arjuna Award in the year 2015 and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in the year 2020.

Rohit Sharma Family: – 

Rohit Sharma initially lived with his grandparents. His mother Purnima Sharma was a homemaker and hailed from Vishakhapatnam. His father Gurunath Sharma was working as a caretaker of a firm house in Nagpur. They, later on, moved to Mumbai and had a small 1-Room and Kitchen type house in Dombivali. Because of the financial conditions of his parents, Rohit had to move to Borivali to stay with his uncle and grandparents. Currently, Rohit Sharma is married to Ritika Sajdeh and they both have a daughter named Samaira Sharma.  

Rohit Sharma Early Life: – 

Rohit Sharma was born on 30th April 1987 in Nagpur. Sharma stayed along with his grandparents in the Borivali town in the city of Mumbai. It was this very place that this Champion was groomed. Rohit Sharma was initially admitted to a local school. Later on, with his uncle’s money, Rohit also joined a cricket academy as a pass time. His coach Dinesh Lad suggested he move to a better Swami Vivekananda International School so that he could have better coaching facilities. Rohit didn’t have the financial support to go to this school so his coach arranged for a scholarship. Sharma attended the school for 4 years and did supremely well in the sport. 

Rohit Sharma at the beginning was picked as an off-spinner in the team. But by observing his batting capabilities his coach promoted him to be an opener. He happens to be the only opener to score a century on both the Harris Shield and the Giles Shield debuts.  

Rohit Sharma’s career changed in the year 2013.

Rohit Sharma Cricket Career 2008-2013: – 

Rohit Sharma made his first-class debut for West Zone back in 2005. He was among other players including Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja. Rohit batted number 8 in that game and scored 30 odd runs. He then represented the same team in a game against North Zone and scored 140 Runs and stole the limelight. He was also a member of the 30 Probable for the Champions Trophy but could not make it to the final 20. 

Rohit debuted for Mumbai Cricket Association in the Ranji Trophy in the 2006-2007 season. He scored 205 not out on his debut. Rohit Sharma also scored a 50+ in the second innings of the final. He helped the Mumbai team win the Ranji Trophy in that particular season. 

Rohit Sharma was one player who was selected for the 2007 World T20, the first edition of the World Cup for this format. In the new looked Indian side Rohit Sharma was given a chance. It was his 30 of 16 balls in the final of the tournament that made a big difference and helped India grab the title. In the next few years, Rohit batted in the middle order and was not very impactful. It was in 2013, after 85 international matches that Rohit Sharma was promoted to be an opener of the innings. This was the turning point of his career.  

Rohit Sharma Cricket Career 2013-Present 

Rohit Sharma has been the backbone of the Mumbai Indians since 2013.

After Rohit missed out on a spot in the 2011 World Cup-winning team, he was disheartened but 2013 had bought a new sunrise. Rohit Sharma was India’s second-highest run-scorer in the 2013 Champions Trophy. He and Shikhar Dhawan dominated the bowlers in that tournament. India went on to win that tournament. After that achievement, Rohit was also given the captaincy of the Mumbai Indians with the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting in the team.  

After that season Rohit has achieved the unthinkable. His ODI batting average is around 58 after the 2013 season. His strike rate too is about 90 and his conversion rate is something that every opposition must be scared of. Rohit can score daddy hundreds. He scored his first 200 in a game against the Aussies. The next 2 were against Sri Lanka. His score of 264 is one record that is impossible to break. He has significantly contributed to every ICC and multination tournament. 2019 World Cup saw Rohit Break Sangakkara’s record of most hundreds in one world cup. 

Rohit Sharma Achievements and Awards: – 

Highest Individual score by a batsman: – 264 against Sri Lanka in Eden Gardens. 

Fastest Hundred in a T20I: – 100 of 35 balls against Sri Lanka, Green Park Kanpur. 

Highest Number of Sixes in one test series. 

2015 – Arjuna Award 

2020 – Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna 

ICC ODI Player of the Year: 2019 

Rohit Sharma Net Worth: – 

Sharma has been sponsored by various brands including the CEAT brand of tires for his bat and the Swiss watchmaker Hublot for his watches. In his career, Sharma has endorsed several other brands including Maggi, Fair and Lovely, Lay’s, Nissan, energy drink Relentless, Nasivion nasal spray, and Aristocrat. Rohit Sharma has a net worth of 160 Crore Indian Rupees.