Rohit Sharma turned 33 on Thursday, this young cricketer has been known to hit centuries. This year he celebrated his birthday with his family, while in the last twelve years he celebrated amidst Indian Premier League seasons.
Rohit Sharma has earned a large fan following with his remarkable centuries and hits. The whole crowd breathes silence when he comes into striking position. His 13 year old career has left his fans with many awestruck moments. He has been India’s pride and is India’s opening batsman and limited-overs vice-captain.
The hit man of Indian cricket has turned things around in the 2007 World T20 since then there is no turning back. A young cricketer at 20 years of age struck a half century in KingsMead when he was replaced as an emergency. This blasting striker has taken over 39 centuries in his memorable career and we can’t wait to witness more. He outshined himself in his early career with a memorable performance for the Ranji Trophy with his triple century. The watchers were flabbergasted and selected him for the ODI team.
His career had been fast paced; however he scored a nightmare in the tour of Sri Lanka with 14 runs in 5 innings, including 2 ducks. He rose up like a phoenix when he was asked to play as an opener in the 2013 Champions Trophy. His career has boosted and his performance speaks volumes since then. IPL has remained a major part of his career. He had played with the Deccan chargers and later shifted to Mumbai Indians from 2011 for his great performance.
The World cup of 2019 was in itself a great mark in the international career of Rohit Sharma as he earned it with his strikes. He gave a jaw dropping performance of 5 hundreds and overall scored 648 runs in 9 matches. Though India faced defeat in the semi-finales. Rohit Sharma suffered a calf injury later this year in the fifth T20 against New Zealand. So, he has been waiting to play in T20 against New Zealand.
Apart from career life, his personal life has been beautiful too and talked less about it by him. His father was a caretaker in a transport firm storehouse and he was raised by his grandparents as his parents couldn’t afford. In 1999 his uncle motivated and took care of finances to make him join a cricket camp. Rohit Sharma married the love of his life Ritika Sajdeh on 13th December 2015 dating for six years from 2009 and it has been a beautiful story.
They were blessed with a daughter too after 3 years of marriage and named her Samaira. The net worth, making him stand in various positions is estimated around Rs. 170 crores. Great brands like Adidas, Sports Kingdom, Proatar, Trusox and New Era, have made endorsements for their brand promotion. Sachin Tendulkar and Rohit Sharma jointly share a record of 6 centuries in a world cup.
Some of the lesser known facts is he began his cricket career as an off spinner and still sometimes comes ahead for balling. Rohit Sharma has surely won many hearts with his fans pooling the social media handles with birthday wishes at midnight.