Rohit Sharma – Wiki, Records, Girlfriend, Net Worth (All You Wanted to Know!)

November 13, 2014 | 0
  • Rohit Sharma has rewritten records in world cricket by becoming the highest ODI scorer ever with 264 runs on November 13, 2014, in the India-Sri Lanka ODI match at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
  • He is the only player to score two double centuries in ODI cricket.
  • With 33 records,  Rohit Shama hit the highest number of fours in a single ODI on November 13, 2014 in the same match.
  • Rohit Sharma  (age 27, Date of Birth – April 3, 1987) is also one of the success stories of IPL history,  with his unique ability to finish the match with the last ball, going for a six. He has scored one century and a hat-trick in the series so far.
  • Rohit Sharma is also the captain of Mumbai Indians  for the IPL

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The 5 feet 10 inch Rohit began his international cricket career at the age of 20, in the year 2007. By 2013, he was a regular in the Indian cricket team, playing as an opening batsman and getting runs consistently and briskly on the board.

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He scored back to back centuries in the first two test matches, against the West Indies in November 2013,  he scored 177 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on his debut. This was seconded by an unbeaten score of 111 in the consecutive test. As mentioned before, Rohit Sharma is the only cricketer to score 250 plus in ODI.

Background

Rohit Sharma was born in Nagpur to a Telugu family. His father’s name is Gurunath, while mother is Purnima, both of them hail from Vishakapatnam. Rohit completed his schooling in Mumbai at Vailankanni High School. After his cricketing skills were noticed, he was given a scholarship to study at Swami Vivekanand International High School in Borivali.

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Rohit’s showed impressive shot-making selection at Giles and Harris Shield school cricket matches for the Mumbai Under- 20. He was then chosen for Under-17 and Under-19 matches, where he finished 11 on the ranking of the top run makers.

Girlfriend Sofia Hayat

Rohit Sharma’s on and off girlfriend Sofia Hayat seemed to be on top of the world when her beau hit a double century. She responded by going all-bare for him and said that it was her tribute for her and for India.

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Incidentally, Rohit Sharma was dating Sofia in 2013 but he couldn’t give her enough time in the relationship, due to which the two had drifted apart.

Net Worth

Rohit Sharma was signed up  for  US$ 750,000 a year in 2008 by Team Deccan Chargers for IPL.  He lived up to the award of the flattering sum of money offered to him, by ending up as one of the top scorers in the tournament, collecting 404 runs (average 36.72)

In 2011, Mumbai Indians bought him for US $2 million. He was also given the position of the tea am captain. He even helped his team win the IPL and the Champions League T20 in the year 2013.

Rohit Sharma’s overall net worth is $30 million.  His earnings were 12.30 crore  as on January 2013

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