Rohit Sharma was born on 30 April 1987 in Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra. He has completed his primary education at Our Lady Of Vailankanni High School, Mumbai. His talent was reconized by his cricket coach Dinesh Lad and suggested him to enroll at Swami Vivekanand International School. He has joined the school with the help of his uncle.
Rohit was born to Gurunath Sharma and Purnima Sharma. He has a younger brother Vishal Sharma. His father worked as a caretaker of a transport firm storehouse. Due to his father’s financial crisis, Sharma was brought up by his grandparents and uncles in Borivali. He can speak Telugu as his mother hailed from Visakhapatnam of Andhra Pradesh.Rohit Sharma engaged to his childhood friend Ritika Sajdeh in April 2015. They tied knot on 13 December 2015.
Rohit Sharma has scored 264 runs in ODI cricket. He is the only player in the world with two double-centuries in ODI cricket. Sharma has established an ODI record for hitting most number of sixes in an innings in ODIs, eclipsing Shane Watson’s tally of 15 sixes during his unbeaten knock of 185 off 96 balls against Bangladesh at Dhaka on April 11, 2011. He is the second leading run scorer in IPL after Suresh Raina.
Rohit Sharma is one of the most successful players in IPL. In 2009 IPL season, he was appointed the vice-captain of the Deccan Chargers. He was the fifth bowler to take an IPL hat-trick and was awarded the best U-23 player of the tournament. Later in the 2011 IPL auction, he was sold for US$ 2million to the Mumbai Indians.
Rohit Sharma Height, Age, Net Worth and Biography
|Rohit Sharma Biography|
|Born Name||Rohit Gurunath Sharma|
|Nick Name||Hitman, Ro, Shaana|
|Age (as in 2017)||30 Years|
|Profession||Indian Cricketer (Batsman)|
|Height & Physical Stats||Height (approx.) in centimeters-
in Feet Inches-
|Height in Feet/Inches||5’ 8”|
|Height in Centimeters||173 cm|
|Height in Meters||1.73 m|
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 40 Inches
- Waist: 31 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
|Weight in Kilograms||72 kg|
|Weight in Pounds||159 lbs|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|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
|Jersey Number||#45 (India)
|Domestic/State Teams||Mumbai, Mumbai Indians|
|Batting Style||Right-hand bat|
|Nature on field||Calm|
|Likes to play against||Pakistan, Australia|
|Records/Achievements (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.
|Date of Birth||30 April 1987|
|Age (as in 2017)||30 Years|
|Birth Place||Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Taurus|
|School||Swami Vivekanand International School and Junior College, Mumbai
Our Lady of Vailankanni High School, Mumbai
|Educational Qualifications||12th standard|
|Father name||Gurunath Sharma (Worked as a caretaker of a transportation company storehouse)|
|Mother name||Purnima Sharma|
|Brother name||Vishal Sharma (Younger)|
|Controversies||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.|
|Wife name||Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager)|
|Marriage Date||13 December 2015|
|Affairs With||Sofia Hayat (Actress, rumour)
Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager)
|Ex-Girlfriends||Sofia Hayat (Actress, rumour)|
|Girlfriends Name||Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager)|
|Favourite & Hobbies|
|Hobbies||Travelling, watching movies, playing table tennis & video games|
|Favourite Batsman||Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag|
|Favourite Bowler||Harbhajan Singh|
|Favourite Songs||Tere Liye Hum Hai Jiye from the film Veer-Zaara (2004), Started From The Bottom by Drake|
|Favourite Food||Aloo Parantha, Chinese cuisine, eggs|
|Favourite Actors||Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan|
|Favorite Actresses||Kareena Kapoor, Vidya Balan, Deepika Padukone, Megan Fox, Blake Lively|
|Favorite Directors||David Dhawan, Priyadarshan, Imtiaz Ali, James Cameron|
|Favorite Bollywood Films||Veer-Zara, Hera Pheri, Jo Jeeta WahiSikander, Border|
|Favorite Hollywood Films||The Avengers, Iron Man, The Dark Night Rises|
|Favorite Car||Aston Martin|
|Favorite Hotel||Long Beach Golf & Spa Resort, Mauritius|
|Favorite Destination||New York|
|Favorite Shot||Pull shot|
|Net Worth & Salary (approx.)|
|Salary||RETAINER FEE: 1 crore (INR)
TEST FEE: 15 lakh (INR)
ODI FEE: 6 lakh (INR)
T20 FEE: 3 lakh (INR)
|Net Worth||227 crore (INR)|
|Address||A 4-BHK apartment in Ahuja Towers, Worli, Mumbai|
|Phone/Mobile Number||Not known|
|Social Media Profile||Facebook