Rohit Sharma Biography Age Height Wife Family Background
Rohit Sharma is an Indian Cricketer.He was born on 30th April’1987 in Nagpur, Maharashtra,India.He is the Vice Captain of the Indian National Team in limited overs format.He is right handed batsman and occasional right arm off break bowler.He got married to Ritika Sajdeh(sports manager)on 13th December’2015.
In this article we will know about Rohit Sharma Biography Age Height Affairs Family Wife and more:-
Full Name-Rohit Gurunath Sharma
Rohit Sharma Physical Status and More:
•in centimeters-173 cm
•in meters-1.73 m
•in Feet Inches-5’ 8”
•in Kilograms-72 kg
•in Pounds-159 lbs
Body Measurements-Chest:40 Inches
Eye Colour-Dark Brown
Hair Colour -Black
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Rohit Sharma Cricket Career:
-International Debut ODI- 23 June 2007 against Ireland at Belfast
-Test- 6 November 2013 against West Indies at Kolkata
-T20 – 19 September 2007 against England at Durban
-Domestic/State Team Mumbai, Mumbai Indians
Nature on field-Calm
Favourite Shot -Pull shot
Favourite Batting-Drill Straight down the ground
Records (main ones)
•Highest individual score in an ODI match (264 runs).
•The first player to score 2 double centuries in ODIs.
•Shares the record for most number of 6s in an ODI match (16 sixes), joining AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle.
•Second Indian player after Suresh Raina to have scored a century in each of the 3 formats (Test, ODI, T20).
•Highest ODI score by a visiting batsman against Australia in Australia (171 runs).
•Third Indian player to score more than 1,000 runs against Australia in ODIs, joining Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni.
•During the 2019 World Cup, apart from being the highest run scorer (648 runs), he broke many records including the most number of World Cup centuries. He scored his fifth ton in the World Cup in the last league match of India against Sri Lanka.
•On 5 October 2019, during a test match against South Africa, he became the first batsman to score two centuries on debut as an opener.
-Career Turning Point His unbeaten score of 142 runs in 123 balls for West Zone against North Zone at Udaipur in the 2005 Deodhar Trophy.
Rohit Sharma Personal Life:
Date of Birth-30 April 1987
Age-33 Years(as in 2020)
Hometown-Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
School-Swami Vivekanand International School and Junior College, Mumbai
Our Lady of Vailankanni High School, Mumbai
Educational Qualifications-12th standard
Father-Gurunath Sharma(Worked as a caretaker of a transportation company storehouse)
Brother- Vishal Sharma (Younger)
Address-A 4-BHK apartment in Ahuja Towers, Worli, Mumbai
Hobbies-Travelling, watching movies, playing table tennis & video games
-In the 2015 World Cup quarter-final match between India and Bangladesh, when Rubel Hossain took the wicket of Rohit Sharma, Pakistan’s umpire Aleem Dar adjudged Rubel’s full-toss as waist high ‘no-ball’. However, TV replays showed that it was a real touch-and-go situation which could have gone either way. The very next day ICC president Mustafa Kamal who criticised “poor umpiring.” ICC, however, claimed that it was a 50-50 call and umpire’s decision must be respected.
Rohit Sharma Favourite Things:
Favourite Cricketers Batsman: Sachin Tendulkar,Virender Sehwag
Favourite Food:Aloo Parantha, Chinese cuisine, eggs
Favourite Actors:Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar,Saif Ali Khan
Favourite Actresses:Kareena Kapoor,Vidya Balan,Deepika Padukone, Megan Fox, Blake Lively
Favourite Films Bollywood: Veer-Zara, Hera Pheri, Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander, Border
Hollywood: The Avengers, Iron Man, The Dark Night Rises
Favourite Songs-Tere Liye Hum Hai Jiye from the film Veer-Zaara (2004),Started From The Bottom by Drake
Favourite Car-Aston Martin
Favourite Destination-New York
Rohit Sharma Affairs and family:
•Sofia Hayat (Actress)
•Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager)
Wife/Spouse- Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager, m.2015-present)
Marriage Date-13 December 2015
Children Daughter-Samaira (born in 2018)
Cars Collection-BMW M5 Series
Salary(as in 2017)RETAINER FEE: 1 crore (INR)
TEST FEE: 15 lakh (INR)
ODI FEE: 6 lakh (INR)
T20 FEE: 3 lakh (INR)
Net Worth (approx.) 227 crore (INR)
Few Facts About Rohit Sharma:
-Does Rohit Sharma Smoke?: No
-Does Rohit Sharma drink alcohol?: Not Known
-Rohit’s mother tongue is Telugu.
-He was born in Nagpur, and when he was 1½ years old, his family moved to Dombivali in Mumbai’s suburbs.
-His family’s financial condition was not good enough, so, he was sent to live with his grandparents in Borivali where he started playing ‘Galli Cricket.’
-At the age of 11, when he was in 6th standard, he joined a local cricket club in Borivali (a suburb in Mumbai) during his summer vacation, not as a batsman but as an off-spin bowler; as there were too many batsmen.
-His talent was first discovered by his school coach, Dinesh Lad when he took a couple of crucial wickets in a 10-over under-12 tournament in 1999.
-He once said that he struggles to bat against Brett Lee.
-In 2009, he took an IPL hat-trick for Deccan Chargers against Mumbai Indians at Centurion, South Africa, by dismissing Abhishek Nayar, Harbhajan Singh, and Saurabh Tiwary.
-He is a firm believer of Lord Ganesha and visits the Siddhivinayak Temple before any tour.
-He is a huge fan of the Real Madrid Football Club.
-If not a cricketer, he would have been a real estate businessman.