Some personal facts about the vice-captain Rohit Sharma
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
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
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.
Rohit Sharma Stats & Records
Test matches -27
Best score -264
Runs scored - 2326
100's - 4
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
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.