Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma - IND - Key Cricket Player
Name
Rohit Sharma
Nationality
indIndia
Position
Batter
Current Team
India
Leagues
ICC Cricket World Cup
Born
April 30, 1987
Age
36

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Rahit Sharma Profile

India – Top order Batter | INTL 2007-2023

Rohit Sharma, born on April 30, 1987, in Nagpur, Maharashtra, Rohit Sharma’s cricketing journey is nothing short of spectacular. Emerging from the bustling streets of Mumbai, Rohit’s talent was evident from his early days. His elegant batting style, combined with his ability to play long innings, made him a standout player. Captaining the India U-19 team, he showcased his leadership skills early on.

Rohit’s transition from a promising youngster to the captain of the Indian cricket team is a tale of dedication, hard work, and sheer talent. With multiple double centuries in ODIs, he has set records that are hard to surpass. Leading Mumbai Indians in the IPL, his captaincy skills are unparalleled. Off the field, Rohit’s commitment to fitness and discipline sets him apart. As he continues to break records, Rohit Sharma’s legacy in the world of cricket remains unchallenged.

Rahit Sharm Stats

Rahit Sharm Batting Career Summary

Format Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Test 52 88 9 3677 212 46.54 6534 56.27 10 16 394 77 51 0
ODI 244 237 35 9837 264 48.69 10933 89.97 30 48 902 275 88 0
T20I 148 140 17 3853 118 31.32 2767 139.24 4 29 348 182 58 0
FC 113 179 18 8663 309* 53.8 27 36 95 0
List A 315 304 43 12079 264 46.27 33 61 112 0
T20 423 410 49 11035 118 30.56 8264 133.53 6 74 989 479 164 0

Rahit Sharm Bowling Career Summary

Format Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Test 52 16 383 224 2 1/26 1/35 112 3.5 191.5 0 0 0
ODI 244 38 593 515 8 2/27 2/27 64.37 5.21 74.1 0 0 0
T20I 148 9 68 113 1 1/22 1/22 113 9.97 68 0 0 0
FC 113 70 2153 1154 24 4/41 5/85 48.08 3.21 89.7 1 0 0
List A 315 70 1367 1162 30 4/28 4/28 38.73 5.1 45.5 1 0 0
T20 423 59 635 830 29 4/6 4/6 28.62 7.84 21.8 1 0 0

Rahit Sharm Recent Matches

Match Bat Date Ground Format
India vs West Indies 12* 27-Jul-2023 Bridgetown ODI # 4622
India vs West Indies 80 & 57 20-Jul-2023 Port of Spain Test # 2513
India vs West Indies 103 12-Jul-2023 Roseau Test # 2510
India vs Australia 15 & 43 07-Jun-2023 The Oval Test # 2505
Mumbai vs Titans 8 26-May-2023 Ahmedabad T20

Debut of Rahit Sharm

Format Match Details Date Ground
Test India vs West Indies 06-Nov-2013 Eden Gardens
ODI Ireland vs India 23-Jun-2007 Belfast
T20I India vs England 19-Sep-2007 Durban
FC NZ A vs India A 11-Jul-2006 Darwin
List A Central Zone vs West Zone 25-Feb-2006 Gwalior
T20 Baroda vs Mumbai 03-Apr-2007 Wankhede

World Cup Performances – Early Days

Rohit was a standout performer in the 2015 World Cup, ending the campaign as India’s second-highest run-scorer with 330 runs. His prowess was again on display in the 2019 ODI World Cup in England, where he amassed 648 runs from 9 games, making him the highest run-getter of the tournament.

Notable Achievements

  1. Double Centuries in ODIs: Rohit Sharma is the only cricketer to have scored three double centuries in One Day Internationals (ODIs). His scores are 209 against Australia, 264 against Sri Lanka (which is the highest individual score in ODIs), and 208* against Sri Lanka.
  2. T20I Records: Rohit holds the record for the most centuries in T20Is with four hundreds to his name. He also became the first player to score four T20I centuries.
  3. IPL Success: As the captain of Mumbai Indians, Rohit has led the team to five Indian Premier League (IPL) titles, making them one of the most successful teams in the tournament’s history.
  4. Fastest T20 Century: Rohit Sharma scored the joint-fastest century in T20Is, reaching the milestone in just 35 balls against Sri Lanka in 2017.
  5. Test Opener: In 2019, Rohit started opening in Test matches for India and immediately made an impact by scoring twin centuries in his debut match as an opener against South Africa.
  6. Most Runs in a Single World Cup: During the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Rohit Sharma scored 648 runs, which included five centuries, the most by any batsman in a single World Cup edition.
  7. Leadership: Apart from his IPL captaincy success, Rohit has also captained the Indian team in the absence of the regular captain and has a commendable win rate.
  8. Achievements in IPL: Rohit Sharma is the third-highest run-scorer in IPL history, with consistent performances for the Mumbai Indians over the years.
  9. Maiden Test Double Century: Rohit scored his maiden double century in Test cricket against South Africa in 2019, scoring 212 runs.
  10. Awards and Recognitions: Rohit Sharma has been awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award for his outstanding contribution to Indian cricket. He has also been named the ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2019.

Style of Play

Known for his elegant batting style, Rohit has the ability to play long innings and shift gears effortlessly. His technique, combined with his ability to pick the length early, makes him a formidable batsman in all formats.

International Career

Rohit made his ODI debut against Ireland in 2007 and his Test debut against West Indies in 2013. Over the years, he has established himself as a key player for India, especially in the limited-overs format. His ODI double centuries and a Test score of 212 showcase his batting prowess.

IPL and Domestic Cricket Performances

In the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rohit has been a stalwart for the Mumbai Indians, leading them to multiple title victories. He is among the all-time top run-scorers in the IPL, only behind Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan.

Future Prospects

With his consistent performances and leadership qualities, Rohit is set to play a crucial role in India’s cricketing future. Recently, he took over the Test captaincy and has already led India to series wins.

Trivia

  • Rohit holds the record for the highest individual score in ODIs with a mammoth 264 against Sri Lanka.
  • He is the only player to score three double centuries in ODIs.
  • Rohit was named the ODI skipper for the tour of South Africa 2021-22 and took over the Test captaincy from Virat Kohli in 2022.

FAQs of Rohit Sharma

Q1. When did Rohit Sharma make his debut for the Indian cricket team?

A: Rohit Sharma made his ODI debut for India against Ireland on June 23, 2007, and his Test debut against West Indies on November 6, 2013.

Q2. How many double centuries has Rohit Sharma scored in ODIs?

A: Rohit Sharma is the only cricketer to have scored three double centuries in ODIs, with his highest being 264 runs against Sri Lanka.

Q3. Which IPL team has Rohit Sharma been associated with and led to multiple titles?

A: Rohit Sharma has been a key player and captain for Mumbai Indians in the IPL, leading them to multiple championship victories.

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