Rohit Sharma, the man behind the biggest victories of India is an Indian International Cricketer and the captain of the Indian National Team, vice-captain in Test cricket. He is gifted with immense talent and for his hitting skills, he is popularly known as ‘Hitman’. Rohit is also one of the most respected players across the world.
Our superhit Sharma is the only batsman in the world to hit three double centuries in the ODI Cricket match, so there is no doubt in India’s captain ability as a batsman.
Rohit Sharma Debut
Rohit Sharma started his career and made his international debut when he was 20 years old in a one-day match against Ireland on 23 June 2007. However, he didn’t get to bat in that match.
In 2013 Champions Trophy, he made his permanent place in Indian Cricket Team and was asked to open innings with Shikhar Dhawan.
After that, his journey surely feels like a movie because of his struggles and hardships, at that time nobody knew that this man will set world records to become the captain of Indian National Team. He is also the most successful captain of all time in the Indian Premier League.
Rohit Sharma Career Earnings
Rohit Sharma has an estimated net worth of $25 million(180 crore INR), most part of his income is through National and International Cricket matches and also from the Indian Premier League.
He has very high brand value and multiple brand endorsements like Adidas, Aristocrats, Rasna, etc., and also has few luxury cars including BMW, Mercedes Benz, Audi, and Porsche.
Rohit Sharma captains the Mumbai Indian Team in the Indian Premier League. He joined the IPL in 2008, for Deccan Charges based in Hyderabad. And then in the year 2011, he was sold for $2 million to the Mumbai Indians.
Under his leadership, Mumbai Indians won the IPL in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2020 and they also won the Champions League T20 competition(2013).
Sharma has been the most successful player in the IPL since his captaincy in 2013 for Mumbai Indians, the only team to win the tournament 5 times.
Runs and Records
Rohit Sharma holds the world record for the highest individual score by a player in a One-day International match by scoring 264 runs against Sri Lanka on 13 November 2014. In the 2019 World Cup, he became the only player to score five centuries in a single edition of Cricket World Cup.
During a Test Match against South Africa on 5 October 2019, he became the first batsman to score two centuries in a match as an opening batsman. In the same match he broke Shimron Hetmyer’s record for the highest six in a Test series. Also, his National and Sporting honors includes,
- Arjuna Award (2015)
- Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award (2020)
- ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year (2019)
- ICC Men’s Test Team of the Year (2021)
Rohit married his long-time girlfriend Ritika Sajdeh, they dated for six years, and then on 13 December 2015 he married her at a five-star hotel in Suburban Bandra and after three years on 30 December 2018, the couple became parents of a baby girl named Samaira.
Rohit Sharma Social media links:
Instagram ID: rohitsharma45
Twitter handle: Imro45