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Rohit Sharma

BornApril 30, 1987

Rohit Gurunath Sharma is an Indian Cricketer who is a right-handed middle-order batsman and occasional right-arm off break bowler. He started his international playing career at the age of 20 and quickly exhibited his athletic fielding and cool temperament to compliment his graceful stroke play. Sharma made his List A debut for West Zone against Central Zone in the Deodhar Trophy in March 2006, at Gwaliorbut it was his unbeaten innings of 142 in 123 balls against North Zone at Udaipur in the same tournament,that brought him into the limelight. He made his Ranji Trophy debut for his First-class side Mumbai in the 2006/2007 season; Mumbai went on to win the tournament with Sharma scoring a half century in the final against Bengal. Rohit Sharma has an incredible T20 record and is currently the player with Highest Average in World T20 with 60.60 in 12 matches till 2010. Rohit Sharma is one of the most successful players in IPL and has the unique record of finishing the match by scoring a last-ball six. In 2008, Sharma was signed up by the Deccan Chargers franchise for a sum of US$ 750,000 a year.  He also held the coveted Orange Cap for a brief period. In the 2011 IPL auction, he was sold for US$ 2million to the Mumbai Indians.
5 alternative openers for India
5 alternative openers for India
India needs Rohit Sharma in the middle order and these players can replace him at the top.
Top 5 Indian batsmen with most number of ODI sixes
Top 5 Indian batsmen with most number of ODI sixes
Sehwag? Kohli? Surprisingly they do not even feature on this list.
Most runs in a bilateral ODI series
Most runs in a bilateral ODI series
Only one batsman has even managed to score more than 500 in a bilateral ODI series.
‘Emerging Player of the Year’ across the 10 seasons of the IPL
‘Emerging Player of the Year’ across the 10 seasons of the IPL
Have they actually lived up to the tag?
South Africa vs India 2018: 3 reasons why Kohli can consider resting himself in the 6th ODI
South Africa vs India 2018: 3 reasons why Kohli can consider resting himself in the 6th ODI
Resting Kohli may sound a bizarre idea to begin with but believe me, it is not unthinkable
South Africa vs India, 2018: India's predicted XI to take on South Africa in the final ODI
South Africa vs India, 2018: India's predicted XI to take on South Africa in the final ODI
We could expect a few changes in the Indian line-up.
IPL 2018: Star India lures in 11 brand partners
IPL 2018: Star India lures in 11 brand partners
Brands are excited as Star will broadcast the IPL across all the platforms.
Krunal Pandya's form a concern for Mumbai Indians ahead of the IPL
Krunal Pandya's form a concern for Mumbai Indians ahead of the IPL
His current form might worry the Mumbai Indians.
Mumbai Indians (MI) IPL 2018 Schedule: Full time table with venue details, match timings
Mumbai Indians (MI) IPL 2018 Schedule: Full time table with venue details, match timings
The complete schedule for MI in IPL 2018.
Why Rohit Sharma is the solution for India's number 4 woes
Why Rohit Sharma is the solution for India's number 4 woes
Let us take a look at five reasons why Rohit should bat at number 4 for India ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
Latest ICC ODI Rankings: India seal number one position by winning South Africa series
Latest ICC ODI Rankings: India seal number one position by winning South Africa series
Even if South Africa win the sixth ODI, they cannot displace India from the top spot.
Rohit Sharma and winning the IPL: How the love story began
Rohit Sharma and winning the IPL: How the love story began
The greatest turnaround in IPL history and how a 22-year-old became a hero of the tale.
Stats: Rohit Sharma breaks world record for most international sixes in a season
Stats: Rohit Sharma breaks world record for most international sixes in a season
Here are some interesting statistical highlights from the fifth ODI between South Africa and India.
South Africa vs India 2018: 5th ODI, 5 things we learnt from the match
South Africa vs India 2018: 5th ODI, 5 things we learnt from the match
India won by 73 runs to go 4-1 up.
South Africa vs India 2018, 5th ODI: Things which went right for the visitors
South Africa vs India 2018, 5th ODI: Things which went right for the visitors
India will finish the six-match ODI series as number one side in the ICC ODI Rankings.
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