Rohit Sharma

Personal details 

Full NameRohit Gurunath Sharma
Date of birthApril 30, 1987
Height173 cm
Current teamMumbai Indians
PositionOpening Batter
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight-arm Off Spin
Jersey number45
Started playingJune 23, 2007
Family membersFather: Gurunath Sharma
Mother: Purnima Sharma
Brother: Vishal Sharma
Wife: Ritika SajdehDaughter: Samaira Sharma

Rohit Sharma Recent Matches

India vs Afghanistan 3rd T20I121*DNBIndia won in Super Over
India vs Afghanistan 2nd T20I0DNBIndia won by 6 wickets
India vs Afghanistan 1st T20I0DNBIndia won by 6 wickets
India vs South Africa 2nd Test39*, 16DNBIndia won by 7 wickets
India vs South Africa 1st Test5, 0DNBIndia lose by an innings and 32 runs

Batting Stats


Bowling Stats



  • Mumbai Indians
  • India
  • Deccan Chargers
  • India A
  • Mumbai
  • India Red
  • West Zone
  • Mumbai Under-19s
  • Mumbai Under-17s

About Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, fondly known as the “Hitman” of Indian cricket, is considered one of the most explosive batters in the limited overs format. Born on April 30, 1987, in Bansod, Nagpur, Rohit’s cricket journey has been one marked by record-breaking performances and exceptional leadership.

Underneath his cheeky and mischievous demeanor lies a powerhouse batter who has the unique record of scoring three double centuries in ODIs, a feat that has not been breached yet and is unlikely to be breached in near future. His ability to lead from the front, combined with a remarkable cricketing IQ, made him an indispensable asset for both Mumbai Indians in the IPL and the Indian national team.

Rohit Sharma Career Highlights

  • Scored his maiden double century in ODIs against Australia in 2013.
  • Holds the record for the highest individual score in ODIs with 264 runs against Sri Lanka.
  • Led Mumbai Indians to five IPL titles, establishing himself as one of the most successful IPL captains.
  • Became the first player to score five T20I centuries.
  • Led India to victory in the 2023 Asia Cup.
  • Led India to final of ODI World Cup 2023

Rohit Sharma Awards

  • Arjuna Award (2015)
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2020)
  • Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World (2019)
  • ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year (2019)
  • CEAT International Cricketer of the Year (2019)
  • Included in ICC ODI Team of the Year: 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • Golden Bat award winner for being top scorer in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

Rohit Sharma Career

Domestic Career

Rohit Sharma’s journey to cricketing stardom began with Mumbai, where his prolific performances earned him a spot in the Deccan Chargers squad in the IPL. His consistent run-scoring in domestic cricket laid the foundation for a successful international career.

IPL Career

Rohit’s association with the Mumbai Indians in the IPL has been nothing short of legendary. From being a bowler, to becoming explosive batter and to assuming the captaincy role, he has led the team to numerous victories, showcasing his tactical acumen and ability to handle pressure.

Rohit Sharma’s reign as MI captain came to an end in December last year when the franchise announced Hardik Pandya as their new skipper for IPL 2024.

International Career

Test Career

Rohit made his Test debut in November 2013. While he scored two centuries in his first two Tests,  Rohit’s Test career flourished when he was promoted to opener from middle-order batter. He has scored 10 centuries in the longest format of the game and is still going strong.

ODI Career

As an ODI cricketer, Rohit Sharma’s consistency and ability to convert starts into big scores make him a linchpin of the Indian batting lineup. His ability to get going from start and unselfish attitude has made his one of the finest ODI batters in modern cricket era.

T20 International Career

In the shortest format, Rohit Sharma’s flair for explosive innings has made him one of the most feared T20 batter. The 36-year-old is the only batter in the world to score 5 centuries in the shortest format. His best innings came in January 2024 when he smashed an unbeaten 121 in 69 balls against Afghanistan in the third T20I.

Additional Info

  • Nickname: Hitman
  • Favourite Shot: Pull Shot
  • Controversies: Rohit Sharma has managed to steer clear of major controversies throughout his career, maintaining a focus on his game.
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