Some personal facts about the vice-captain Rohit Sharma



Author 2019-10-05 16:10:54

The current Vice Captain of the Indian Cricket team in the limited

overs is undoubtedly the cleanest hitter of a cricket ball you will ever

see. Watching his clean hits is the most pleasing sight for any cricket


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Once hailed as a ‘talented’ youngster to later ridiculed by the

critics for his inconsistency and now becoming an important cog in the

Indian batting line up, this Mumbaikar’s journey is nothing short of a

Movie right there in the making.

Full Name -Rohit Gurunath Sharma

Age - 31 years

Sport Category- Cricket

Date of Birth - 30 April 1987

Hometown- Mumbai (Born: Nagpur)

Height-5 ft 10 inch

Spouse- Ritika Sajdeh

ODI Debut- 23 June 2007 Vs Ireland

Test Debut- 6 November 2013 Vs West Indies

ICC Rankings- ODI - 2nd, T20I - 7th

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Rohit Sharma was born on 30 April 1987 in Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra.

His mother Purnima Sharma is from Visakhapatnam while his father

Gurunath Sharma worked as a caretaker of a transport firm storehouse.

Sharma was raised by his grandparents and uncles in Borivali because his

father couldn’t afford to raise a child. He would visit his parents,

Who lived in a single-room house in Dombivli, only during weekends.

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Rohit Sharma Stats & Records

Test matches -27

Run scored-1587




Top score-177


ODI matches-201


Average -47.90

100's -22

50's -39

Best score -264

Wickets -8

T-20 matches-93

Runs scored - 2326

Average -32.90

100's - 4

50's- 16

Best score - 118

Wickets - 1


  • CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year (2016)
  • Arjuna Award (2015)
  • Dilip Sardesai Award for Best Indian cricketer of the Year (2012-13)
  • BCCI Special Award for scoring a world record ODI score of 264 (2014)
  • ICC ODI Team of the Year: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Personal Life

Rohit Sharma married his childhood friend Ritika Sajdeh on 13

December 2015. He proposed her at the Borivali Sports Club where he

Began his career.

In December of 2018, the couple were blessed with a baby girl whom they named Samaira.


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