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Rohit Sharma Family, Biography, Wife, Career, Records, Awards & More

Name- Rohit Sharma

Date of Birth- 30 April 1987

Age- 32 years(as in 2019)

Religion- Hinduism

Nationality- Indian

Mother- Purnima Sharma

Father- Gurunath Sharma

Sister– N/A

Brother- Vishal Sharma (Younger Brother)

Marital Status/Marriage- Married

Wife- Ritika Sajdeh

Son- N/A

Daughter- Samaira Sharma

Height- 5’8 approx.

Weight- 72kg approx.

Net Worth- 300 Crore approx.

Salary- Retainer Fee- 1.2 Crore approx.

             Test Fee- 17 Lakhs approx.

             ODI Fee- 7 Lakh approx.

              T20 Fee- 4 Lakh approx.

Rohit Sharma Biography

Rohit Sharma is an Indian cricketer. He is primarily known for his work in Indian International Cricket team. Born on 30 April 1987, he completed his schooling from Swami Vivekanand International School and Our Lady of Vailankanni High School in Mumbai. Right after starting his cricket career at the age of 20, he earned praise for his calm and matured performances on the ground. Due to his hard hitting ability, the right handed batsman is known as “The Hitman”. He is also the captain of IPL team Mumbai Indians. The cricket star generally opens the innings for team India but has batted in middle order as well. He has earned many awards by the Government of India for his performance.

Rohit Sharma Records, Biography, Wife, Career, Family, Awards & More

Favorite Things of Rohit Sharma

  • Saif Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar and Hrithik Roshan are his Favorite Actors.
  • Megan Fox, Blake Lively, Deepika Padukone, and Kareena Kapoor are his Favorite Actresses.
  • Aloo Parantha, Chinese Cuisine, and Eggs are his Favorite Food.
  • Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar are his Favorite Cricketers.
  • Harbhajan Singh is his Favorite Bowler.

  • Veer-Zara, Hera Pheri, and Border are his Favorite Bollywood Movies.
  • Iron Man, The Dark Night Rises and The Avengers are his Favorite Hollywood Movies.
  • Travelling, Watching Movies, Playing Table Tennis and Video Games are his Favorite Hobbies.
  • New York is his Favorite Destination.
  • He loves to sleep a lot.

Facts About Rohit Sharma

  • He was born in Nagpur but his family moved to Dombivali in Mumbai’s suburbs when he was 2 years old.
  • His family’s financial condition was not really good and so he was sent to his Grandparents house where he started playing Galli Cricket.
  • He joined a local cricket club when he was in class 6th at the time of his summer vacations as an off-spin bowler as there were already too many batsmen available.
  • It was his school coach Dinesh Lad who identified his talent after he saw him taking couple of crucial wickets in 10 over under-12 tournament in the year 1999.

  • Initially he used to play at number 8 or 9 but after his coach Dinesh saw his batting skills, he promoted his batting order in the nets. Then, for the first time, rohit opened in an inter-school tournament match “Giles Shield” and scored career changing 120 runs.
  • Being a believer of Lord Ganesha, he always visits Siddhivinayak Temple before any cricket tour.
  • He said in an interview that he struggles to bat against Brett Lee.
  • Rohit bunked his school once to meet his favorite cricketer Virender Sehwag.

  • He is a huge fan of Real Madrid Football Club.

Rohit Sharma Family

He was born in Nagpur into a middle class Hindu family. His father name is Gurunath Sharma who worked as a caretaker in a transport firm storehouse and mother name is Purnima Sharma, a housewife. He has a younger brother named Vishal Sharma who studied Hotel Management from Florida. Rohit was raised at his grandparent’s and uncle’s house due to low income of his father. He used to visit his parents on weekends only who lived in a single room house in Dombivali.

Rohit Sharma Family, Biography, Wife, Career, Records, Awards & More
Father and Mother

Rohit Sharma Brother, Biography, Wife, Career, Records, Awards & More
Brother- Vishal Sharma

Rohit Sharma Wife

He is married to sports event manager Ritika Sajdeh. They met as professionals and Ritika used to take care of rohit’s cricket engagements as his manager. Soon they become good friends then best friends and took their relationship to another level. After dating for almost 6 years, Rohit proposed Ritika at the place that holds utmost importance in his life. He went on to his knees and proposed her for marriage at Borivali Sports Club in Mumbai. She accepted the proposal and the couple got hitched on 13 December 2015. They became proud parents of baby daughter Samaira in 2018.

The couple is madly in love with each other and considers each other as their pillar of strength. Their fans love them as a couple and considers Ritika as Rohit’s lucky charm.

Rohit Sharma Wife, Biography, Family, Career, Records, Awards & More
Wife- Ritika Sajdeh

Rohit Sharma Career, Biography, Wife, Family, Records, Awards & More
Daughter- Samaira Sharma

Rohit Sharma Career

He is a star player who has impressed everyone with his amazing batting skills. The journey of this star is nothing but inspirational to every person who want to achieve their dream even after being from financial crisis.

Early life
  • Being born in middle class family, he lived at his grandparent’s house owing to low income of his father.
  • He started his cricket journey at the age of 12 by joining a cricket camp with his uncle’s money.
  • He came to everyone’s notice during ICC U19 World Cup in 2006 where he has scored 205 runs in tournament with the average of 41. He even hit 78 against team Sri Lanka in group stage match and became the Man of the Match.
  • In 2006, he impressed everyone while playing for West Zone at his List A debut match against Central Zone. On that tournament, he made 142 unbeaten runs against North Zone.
  • In the year 2006-07, he made his Ranji Trophy debut for Mumbai. He made huge score of 205 against Gujarat which the opposition failed to make in even 2 innings. In the finals against Bengal, he made 57 runs in the innings which made his side to win.
  • In 2007, he made his ODI debut against team Ireland. Though his official debut was at Belfast but he did not get to bat there. He was then retained in the team for next game against South Africa and made only 8 runs.
  • Rohit made his T20 debut against team England in ICC World Cup T20 in 2007 but still didn’t get to bat. But luckily he was included in the team at the last minute after cricketer Yuvraj Singh got injured. He used the opportunity well and made 50 not out becoming Man of The Match.
  • Then in 2013, he made his Test debut against team West Indies. He made 177 runs and followed it with unbeaten 111 runs in the next match at Mumbai.

Rohit Sharma’s Shine to Glory
  • After his debut at International cricket, his first success was during the first final of Commonwealth Bank series 2008 against Australia where he made 66 runs. He made 123 runs partnership with Sachin Tendulkar and win the match for team India.

  • In 2013, he decided to open the innings against team England. At that time, he had a poor batting average and did not have a fixed spot in the team. In that match, he made match winning 83 runs and continued to open the innings during the entire ICC Champions Trophy. He then made 65 and 52 against team South Africa and West Indies respectively.
  • Later, his capabilities came in Jaipur ODI against team Australia in 2013 where he made 141* and lead India to win while chasing for the target of 360 runs.
  • In 2014, he made history after scoring 264 runs against Sri Lanka in ODI series. He hit 33 fours during the match which was set as a record that time.
  • In 2015, he made 106 runs in T20 against team South Africa and became the second Indian to hit century in all the formats.
  • At Mohali on 13 December 2017, he scored his career’s third double hundred after scoring 208 against Sri Lanka.
Rohit Sharma Low Points
  • He had very inconsistent start at his International career. Few of the critics said about him that he played lots of shots to the same delivery and often get out playing the wrong shot.
  • He lost out on a place in ICC Cricket World Cup Squad in 2011 due to his low average of 22.

Rohit Sharma Records

  • Highest Individual score of 264 runs in an ODI match.

  • First player to have 2 double centuries in ODI series.
  • Jointly shares the record of hitting most sixes in an ODI match along with AB de Villiers
  • Second Indian Player after cricketer Suresh Raina to hit centuries in all the formats of cricket.
  • Third Indian batsmen to have scored back to back hundreds in first two Test matches after Mohammad Azharrudin and Sourav Ganguly.

  • In 2017, he equaled the record for the score of a fastest hundred in T20 in just 35 balls against Sri Lanka at Indore.
Rohit Sharma Awards and Achievements
  • He has received number of Man of the Match and Man of the Series awards.
  • In 2015, he was honored with “Arjuna Award”.
  • He is the only individual who has scored 264 in ODI match.
  • Captain of IPL team Mumbai Indians with three winning trophies. Also he has taken a hat-trick in IPL and thereby becomes the fifth player to do the same.


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I don’t just walk out for my Team. I walk out, for my country.

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Making the most of our Sunday 😊 and yes I was a little scared

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Mrs. Charulata ji was the woman of the match for me. Incredible to meet someone with such a lively spirit

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Here we are 😁

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13 – 15 – 17 and now 19, feeling can’t be described 😁

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