Rohit Sharma is regarded as one of the best timers of a cricket ball. He is the current vice-captain of India’s ODI and T20I teams and captains Mumbai Indians in the IPL. After a slow start, his career started gaining momentum especially after 2013 Champions Trophy. Rohit was a middle order batsman earlier in his career. But India’s former captain MS Dhoni promoted Rohit to the top of the order as an opener. That changed his career and made him one of the most dangerous batters in the world.
Being a top international player, Rohit Sharma has a huge net worth which is calculated at Rs. 130 crore. Along with the international cricket, he earns big money from his endorsements and IPL.
He is 34 years old.
He was born on 30 April, 1987.
Rohit belongs to a Telugu Brahmin family.
He is 5 foot 6 in height.
Sharma wears Jersey No. 45.
He follows Hindu religion.
Currently, Rohit Sharma holds a no. of records to his name. The pull off the front foot is his trademark shot and he looks an elegant batsman while playing his shots. He has the record of most no. of sixes by an Indian (423) in international cricket to his name. He is third on the overall list only behind Chris Gayle and Shahid Afridi. In 2014, Rohit Sharma made 264 not out against Sri Lanka which is still a world record for highest individual score by a batsman in international cricket. Not only in international cricket, Rohit has also shown his captaincy credentials in the IPL where he has led Mumbai Indians to a record 5 titles.
In the current ICC Rankings for batsmen, he is ranked 8th in Tests, 3rd in ODIs and 14th in T20Is. Rohit’s ability to play a big innings once set makes him a threatening batsman for the opposition. He is known to make big hundreds and has an excellent conversion rate. Despite seeing many struggles in his life, Rohit Sharma is a role model of success and will always be regarded as one of the greatest white-ball cricketers.
(Last updated) 9 May 2021
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