Happy Birthday Rohit Sharma: Indian team captain Rohit Sharma is celebrating his 36th birthday. Born on 30 April 1987 in Nagpur, Rohit Sharma achieved everything in his career that every cricketer aspires to do. The ability of Rohit Sharma, who won Mumbai Indians a record 5 titles in IPL, has made him the captain of all three formats of Team India today. Rohit Sharma may be a millionaire today, but there was a time when he did not even have the money to buy a cricket kit.
Born in poor family, away from parents lived with grandfather
Born on 30 April 1987 in Nagpur, Rohit Sharma’s father Gurunath Sharma worked in a transport firm. The financial condition of the family was not good, so Rohit Sharma started living with his grandfather in Borivali. Once a week, he used to go to Dombivali to meet his parents.
Took training in good school after getting scholarship
Rohit Sharma started taking cricket training for the first time in 1999. For this he had borrowed from his uncle. Seeing Rohit’s game in the camp, his coach asked him to take admission in ‘Swami Vivekananda International School’, for which Rohit also got a scholarship of 4 years.
Milk sold to buy cricket kit
Rohit Sharma attended the academy but he did not have the money to buy a good cricket kit. For this, he got hit by the local train and sold milk from house to house. This was revealed recently by his partner Pragyan Ojha in a show on Jio Cinema. Despite this struggle, he did not give up and today he has climbed all the stairs of success.
Rohit wanted to become a bowler, a coach’s advice changed his life
Rohit Sharma may be a formidable batsman today, but his career started as an off-spinner. For 4 years, Rohit Sharma prepared for spin bowling, but seeing his batting was good, the coach asked him to focus more on batting. Although in domestic cricket, he did not get the opening in the beginning and he used to off-spin. Later, Rohit Sharma was sent as an opener in the Harris Shield tournament, where he scored a century in his debut match. At the senior level, Rohit Sharma made his debut on 25 February 2006 with the Deodhar Trophy.
Made debut for Team India in 2007
Rohit impressed the selectors every time as a batsman and went on to make it to the U-14, U-15, U-19 teams. In 2007, Rohit went to South Africa to play the T20 World Cup for India and scored a half-century against the hosts. After which his place was confirmed in the team.
International career of Rohit Sharma
36-year-old Rohit Sharma has played a total of 49 Tests, 243 ODIs and 148 T20 matches in his international career so far. Rohit has scored 3379 runs in 83 innings in Tests, 9825 runs in 236 innings in ODIs and 3853 runs in 140 innings in T20s. Including all three formats, Rohit has scored 43 centuries and 91 half-centuries in international cricket.