Rohit Gurunath Sharma

Rohit Gurunath Sharma

Rohit Gurunath Sharma

Top-order Batsman

Born

30 April 1987 (age 31) Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Height

5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)

Nick Name

Hitman, Shaana

Batting Hand

Right Hand

National Side

India
Rohit Gurunath Sharma

855

Matched Played

Career

  • Total Matches 855
  • Run Scored 17240
  • Balls Bowled 3099
  • Wickets 35

Overview

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. He is one of the best batsmen of limited over format.

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.[2][3] He played 108 ODIs before playing his maiden Test. 

On 13 November 2014, Rohit Sharma scored 264 against Sri Lanka at Eden GardensKolkata, which is the highest individual score in ODIs and second in overall limited 50 over a match. He has also scored 106 against South Africa in Twenty20 Internationals and became the second Indian to score a century in all three formats. He is also the fastest batsman to score 100(35 balls) in T-20 against Sri Lanka. He then became the only player in the world to score three double hundreds in ODIs. Rohit Sharma is the first skipper to lead his team to the IPL title thrice. As per Forbes India 2015 Top 100 celebrities in India, Sharma is listed 8th in terms of fame, 46th in terms of income and 12th overall.





Source: Wikipedia