Indian Cricketer Rohit Sharma Rare Childhood Pic

Rohit Sharma is an Indian international cricketer. He is a right-handed middle-order batsman and occasional right-arm off break bowler, who plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket. He is the captain of Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. Having started international career at the age of 20, Rohit Sharma quickly exhibited his athletic fielding and cool temperament to complement his graceful stroke play. He is pegged by many analysts to be a permanent fixture on the Indian Premier League in the next decade. His masterful stroke play and brilliant technique has drawn comparisons with the Ravindra Jadeja.

Indian Cricketer Rohit Sharma


Indian Cricketer Rohit Sharma Rare Childhood Pic with Parents Father Gurunath Sharma & Mother Poornima Sharma


Rohit Sharma was born on April 30, 1987 to Gurunath Sharma (Father) & Poornima Sharma (Mother) in a Telugu-speaking family in Nagpur. Rohit Sharma have an younger brother named Vishal Sharma. His family originates from Andhra Pradesh. Rohit Sharma completed his primary education at Our Lady of Vailankanni High School Borivali, Mumbai. He was later enrolled in the Swami Vivekanand International School Borivali on a scholarship, after his talent was noticed by the school's cricket coach Dinesh Lad at a summer camp. He excelled in the Giles and Harris Shield school cricket tournaments, after which he was selected for the Mumbai Under-17 team. He was later chosen for India's Under-17 and Under-19 teams, and made his mark at the 2006 U-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka, finishing among the top run-getters in the tournament.

Rohit Sharma made his List A debut for West Zone against Central Zone in the Deodhar Trophy in March 2006, at Gwalior. It was his unbeaten innings of 142 in 123 balls against North Zone at Udaipur in the same tournament, that brought him into the limelight. Performances for the India A sides in Abu Dhabi and Australia followed, leading to him being selected for the 30 member probables list for the Champions Trophy, although he did not make the final squad. This was before he had made his Ranji Trophy debut. He was also selected for the Challenger Trophy.

Rohit Sharma made his First-class debut for India A against New Zealand A, at Darwin in July 2006. He made his Ranji Trophy debut for his First-class side Mumbai in the 2006/2007 season. Though he was unable to contribute much in the initial matches, he scored 205 off 267 balls in the match against Gujarat. Mumbai went on to win the tournament with Sharma scoring a half century in the final against Bengal.

Rohit Sharma was first selected for the limited-overs matches on India's tour to Ireland in 2007. He made his One Day International debut against Ireland at Belfast, although he did not bat in the match.

Rohit Sharma eventually made his mark at the international stage on 20 September 2007, when he led India to victory by scoring an unbeaten 50 (which came off 40 deliveries) against South Africa in the 2007 ICC World Twenty20.

Rohit Sharma scored his maiden ODI half-century against Pakistan, at Jaipur on 18 November 2007 and was selected as part of India's 16-man squad for the CB series in Australia.

However, Rohit Sharma's ODI performances suffered a downturn after this and his middle-order position was taken over by Suresh Raina, and eventually, Virat Kohli took his position as the reserve batsman.

He scored his maiden ODI century (114) against Zimbabwe on 28 May 2010. He followed it up with another century in the next match of the tri-series against Sri Lanka on 30 May 2010 by scoring 101 not out.

He was dropped from the Indian squad for 2011 World Cup.

Rohit Sharma is one of the most successful players in IPL and has the unique record of finishing the match by scoring a last-ball six. He has one IPL century and a hatrick to his name. Rohit Sharma was signed up by the Deccan Chargers franchise for a sum of US$ 750,000 a year in 2008. He was one of the leading run scorers in the 2008 IPL season with 404 runs at an average of 36.72. He also held the coveted Orange Cap for a brief period.

In the 2009 IPL season he was appointed the vice-captain of the Deccan Chargers.

In the 2011 IPL auction, he was sold for US$ 2 million to the Mumbai Indians.

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