Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma born in1987 is an Indian cricketer who plays for the national team. He is a right-handed batsman and a part-time right-arm off break bowler. He represents Mumbai in domestic cricket. He is the captain of the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.

  • He started his international career at age of 20 making his ODI debut against Ireland in 2007. This was followed by his test debut against West Indies.
  • His First-class debut for India A came against New Zealand A, in 2006. Followed by his Ranji Trophy debut for Mumbai during the 2006-07 Season.

Impressed by his performance in the domestic season he was selected to play in the limited-overs matches on India's tour to Ireland in 2007. He was frequently dropped from the team due to the availability of other players like Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli who batted in middle order like him and who had better run with the bad than him. But despite his lack of form he played in Ranji Trophy matches and managed to sneak into the Indian team as an opener. 

Rohit had a dream run in the IPL. He not only contributed towards the team’s victory during crunch matches but has also scored over 4000 runs in the IPL and took a hat-trick to improve his performance in the tournament.

He was with Deccan Chargers in 2008 and 2009 season but was later picked up by Mumbai Indians during the IPL Auctions in 2011. He excelled with the bat during his stint with Mumbai Indians and is one of the most successful captains ever to play in the IPL.

Finally, Rohit got engaged to his childhood friend Ritika Sajdeh and eventually married her in 2015