Rohit Sharma is an Indian international cricketer from Nagpur. He is the captain of the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League and is in the only player in the history of the sport to score more than one ODI double-hundred, notching three during his career.
His exploits with the bat are legendary, leading many top bookmakers to be cautious when they are pricing up matches in the IPL. The four-time champions are favourites in the betting odds in India to retain their title and Sharma will undoubtedly be a key player for them this season.
- Net Worth:$18.7 million.
- Date of Birth: 30 April, 1987.
- Height:73 metres.
- Playing Role: Batsman& occasional bowler.
- Batting Style:Right-handed.
Sharma was born in Nagpur on 30 April, 1987. His mother, Purnima, is from Visakhapatnam, while his father, Gurunath, worked as worked as caretaker of a transport company’s storehouse.
He was raised by his grandparents and uncles due to his father’s low income, visiting his parents at weekends only. Sharma has one younger brother, Vishal.
Sharma was engaged to Ritika Sajdeh in April 2015 and married her later the same year. The couple became parents to a baby girl, Samaira, on 30 December, 2018.
Rikita works as a sports manager for Cornerstone Sport & Entertainment, a company owned by her cousin Bunty Sachdeva.
Sharma has numerous endorsements with major brands and is famed for his philanthropic activities in areas such as health and child welfare.
- Marital Status: Married
Sharma generally opens the batting in limited overs cricket, but plays further down the order in Test matches.
He made his senior debut back in 2005 and quickly came to the attention of international selectors, playing for India A against New Zealand A the following summer.
At domestic level Sharma has spent his entire first-class career with Mumbai. His 309 (not out) against Gujrat in the Ranji Trophy in 2009 is his highest career score. He was appointed as captain of the team in the run-up to the 2013/14 season.
Sharma made his Test debut against the West Indies in November 2013, scoring a magnificent 177 to record the second highest debut score by an Indian player.
He has represented India in the last two World Cups, becoming the first player to smash five centuries in one tournament in the 2019 edition.