Rohit Sharma Biography, Wiki, Early Life, Career, Stats & Records

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Rohit Sharma Biography

Rohit Sharma was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra on 30 April 1987 (age 34 on 2023). This right-handed batsman has scored more than 14000 runs with the help of 39 centuries and 3 double centuries in International cricket. Rohit Sharma was married to Ritika Sajdeh in 2015.

Rohit Sharma belongs to a poor family. His father was a caretaker of a transport firm storehouse. Rohit Sharma’s mother belongs to Visakhapatnam. He used to live with his grandparents and uncles in Borivali (Mumbai).

Rohit Sharma Wiki Profile

Full Name: Rohit Gurunath Sharma

Designation: Vice-captain of Indian cricket Team

Role: Right-handed batsman

Date and Place of Birth: 30 April 1987 (age 32), Nagpur, Maharashtra

Height: 5 ft 8 inch

Wife: Ritika Sajdeh (married in 2015)

Nickname: Hitman, Shaana, Ro

Father: Gurunath Sharma

Mother: Purnima Sharma

Rohit Sharma Awards

1. ICC ODI Player of the Year (2019)

2. ICC ODI Team of the Year (2014 (12th man), 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

3. Arjuna Award (2015)

Rohit Sharma Wife

  • Rohit Sharma is married to Ritika Sajdeh. She was born on 21 December 1987 to Bobby Sajdeh and Tina Sajdeh.
  • Her brother Kunal Sajdeh works as a manager at IMG Reliance.
  • After completing her education, Ritika joined her cousin’s company- Cornerstone Sport and Entertainment as a sports manager.
  • Ritika met Rohit Sharma at a Reebok shoot in 2008. Her ‘Rakhi Brother’ Yuvraj Singh, had introduced them to each other.
  • Sharma and Ritika started to date in 2009 after being friends for a while.

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Career As A Player

Domestic Cricket

Rohit Sharma

Many coaches were pleased with Rohit Sharma’s batting, and he was selected to play for the Western Zone against the Central Zone in the 2005 Deodhar Trophy. Though he couldn’t accomplish much in that match, so he went on to play an undefeated 142 versus Northern Zone. This innings catapulted him into the spotlight, and he was invited to play for the Champions Trophy after being named amongst the thirty-men teams in contention. He was also chosen for the NKP Salve Trophy during this period. He was picked for India A for the match against New Zealand in 2006 due to his persistent strong play. In the same year, he was also selected for the Ranji Trophy. After his initial failure, he pleased the selectors again, hitting double centuries and fifties against Gujarat and Bengal, respectively.


Rohit Sharma

Rohit made a magnificent 50 against South Africa’s fast bowling in a T20 encounter in September 2007. He even guided the side to win with great field protection. The selectors chose him for the match against India and Ireland because of his steady performance in domestic cricket. In the match in Belfast, Rohit did not have an opportunity to bat. The Indian squad was also allowed to participate in the semi-finals due to his performance.

Sharma then went on to produce a strong century against Pakistan. Rohit’s finest ODI performance came against Pakistan in Australia, and it was from then he began to make a name for himself in international cricket. In 2009, he achieved a triple century in the Ranji Trophy, drawing the selectors’ attention.

It became nearly impossible to secure a spot on the squad due to tragedy, failure, and the superior performance of new players. Despite being picked for the match against Bangladesh, he did not have an opportunity to participate in the series. Meanwhile, he was chosen for the Test team, but he had to withdraw due to an injury. The worst part was that he also had to miss the 2011 World Cup match.


Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma has had a fantastic IPL career. He began his IPL career with the Deccan Chargers. Although the team collapsed, his hitting ability was praised by the spectators. Later, Mumbai Indian took him. He is now the captain of Mumbai Indians. In 2015, he and the Mumbai Indians defeated the Chennai Indians to win the IPL championship. Rohit has scored nearly four thousand runs in the IPL with an average of nearly 33, which is impressive.

Cricket Career of Rohit Sharma in Brief

Test MatchODI MatchT20 Match
Centuries: 6Centuries:29Centuries:4
Double Centuries:1Double Centuries:3Half Centuries:20
Runs:2141Runs: 9115Runs: 2713
Average: 46Average: 49Average: 31.90
Highest score:212Highest score:264Highest score:118

Rohit Sharma Net Worth

Rohit Sharma’s fortune is believed to be at Rs 162 crores. He is now in the A+ Class of cricketers, and the BCCI gives him a salary of Rs 7 crore each year, as stipulated by the BCCI. The BCCI pays him a fee of Rs 15 lakh for each Test match, Rs 6 lakh per ODI match, and Rs 3 lakh for the T20I match he plays. The batsman is being paid Rs 15 crores to play for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). He has been advertising for more than 12 products apart from his cricketing career to generate more revenue, and each endorsement costs roughly 20 to 30 lakhs.

Key Records of Rohit Sharma:-

1. Rohit Sharma is the first and the only batsman in the world to score four T20I centuries.

2. Rohit Sharma is the first and the only batsman in the world to score 3 double centuries in the ODI so far.

3. He has the record of the highest individual score (264 runs) in the ODI format.

4. Rohit has a record of most number of sixes (i.e. 120) by an Indian batsman in T20Is format.

5. After Suresh Raina, Rohit was the only batsman who scored at least a century in each of the three forms of International Cricket. Now KL Rahul has also achieved this feat.

6. Rohit Sharma is the only batsman who scored 8 innings of 150+ in ODIs.

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FAQs Related to Rohit Sharma

How many times did he create 200+ scores in an ODI match?

Rohit Sharma has created 200 scores in three ODI matches.

What is Rohit Sharma’s jersey number for the Indian cricket team?

The jersey number for the Indian cricket team that Rohit Sharma wears is #45.

What is Rohit Sharma’s full name?

Rohit Sharma Full name is Rohit Gurunath Sharma

Why Rohit Sharma is famous for?

Sharma holds the world record for the highest individual score by a batsman playing in a one-day international match, having scored 264 against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, on 13 November 2014. He is the only player to have scored three double-centuries in this form of international cricket.

How much Net worth of Rohit Sharma is ?

Rohit Sharma’s fortune is believed to be at Rs 162 crores. He is now in the A+ Class of cricketers

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