Rohit Sharma is currently the best white ball hitter on the cricket circuit. He has also proven his worth in the red ball format, but his dominance in the cue ball format is unmatched. Rohit Sharma has been on a roll since the 2013 cricket season. The 2013 season was the turning point in Rohit Sharma’s career. Once Rohit Sharma started opening batting for the Indian White Ball National Teams, the dynamics of the game changed. This hitting master has achieved a once impossible double century record 3 times in the ODI format. When Rohit Sharma is on a song, she can turn the game in favor of her team. Here’s a look at Rohit Sharma’s personal life and other things too: –
Rohit Sharma Family: –
Rohit Sharma initially lived with her grandparents. His mother, Purnima Sharma, was a homemaker from Vishakhapatnam. His father, Gurunath Sharma, worked as a house keeper in Nagpur. Later, they moved to Mumbai and had a small 1 bedroom house and kitchen in Dombivali. Due to the economic conditions of her parents, Rohit had to move to Borivali to stay with her uncle and her 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 with her grandparents in Borivali City in Mumbai City. It was this very place where this Champion was prepared. Rohit Sharma was initially admitted to a local school. Later, with money from his uncle, Rohit also joined a cricket academy as a hobby. His coach Dinesh Lad suggested that he move to a better Swami Vivekananda International School so that he could have better training facilities. Rohit didn’t have the financial support to go to this school, so her coach got a scholarship. Sharma attended school for 4 years and did extremely well in sports.
Rohit Sharma was originally chosen as a spinner on the team. But looking at his hitting ability, his coach promoted him to be a starter. He turns out to be the only starter to score a century in both the Harris Shield and Giles Shield’s debut.
Rohit Sharma Cricket Race 2008-2013: –
Rohit Sharma made his first-class debut for West Zone in 2005. He was among other players such as Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja. Rohit hit No. 8 in that game and scored 30 odd runs. He then represented the same team in a game against the North Zone and scored 140 runs and stole the spotlight. He was also a member of the 30 Probable for the Champions Trophy, but failed to make it to the final 20.
Rohit debuted for the Mumbai Cricket Association at 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 inning of the final. He helped the Mumbai team win the Ranji Trophy in that particular season.
Rohit Sharma was one of the players who was selected for the 2007 T20 World Cup, the first edition of the World Cup for this format. In the new Indian team, Rohit Sharma had a chance. It was his 30 of 16 balls in the tournament final that made a big difference and helped India to the title. In the years that followed, Rohit hit middle order and didn’t make much of an impact. It was in 2013, after 85 international matches, that Rohit Sharma was promoted to ticket opener. This was the turning point of his career.
Rohit Sharma cricket race 2013-present
After Rohit missed a spot on the 2011 World Cup winning team, he was bummed, but 2013 had bought a new dawn. Rohit Sharma was India’s second-highest career scorer at the 2013 Champions Trophy. He and Shikhar Dhawan dominated the bowlers at that tournament. India went on to win that tournament. Following that achievement, Rohit also received the captaincy of the Mumbai Indians with players such as Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting on the team.
After that season Rohit has achieved the unthinkable. His ODI batting average is around 58 after the 2013 season. His strike rate is also around 90 and his conversion rate is something all opponents should be afraid of. Rohit can earn dad hundreds. He scored his first 200 in a game against the Australians. The next 2 were against Sri Lanka. His score of 264 is an impossible record to break. He has contributed significantly to all ICC and multinational tournaments. The 2019 World Cup saw Rohit break Sangakkara’s record of most hundreds in a world cup.
Rohit Sharma Achievements and Awards: –
Highest individual hitter score: – 264 against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens.
The fastest 100 in a T20I: – 100 of 35 balls against Sri Lanka, Green Park Kanpur.
Greater than six in a series of tests.
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 several brands, including the CEAT brand of tires for its bat and the Swiss watchmaker Hublot for its watches. In her career, Sharma has endorsed other brands such as Maggi, Fair and Lovely, Lay, Nissan, Relentless energy drink, Nasivion nasal spray, and Aristocrat. Rohit Sharma has a net worth of 160 crore Indian rupees.