Rohit Sharma (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Biography, Career& More

Rohit Sharma (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Cast, IPL Price, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Wife, Double Century & More

Rohit Sharma is an amazing Indian cricketer who is good in both batting and bowling, and started as an off spin player. He plays for Mumbai Indians in Indian premier league and for Mumbai team in domestic cricket. 

He bats right handedly and bowls right arm of break, he has shown his bowling talent at many matches.


Real nameRohit Sharma
ProfessionIndian cricketer
Date of birth30 April 1987
Age (as in 2021)33 years old
Zodiac signTaurus
Birth placeBansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra.
FamilyFather- Gurunath Sharma
Mother- Purnima Sharma
Brother- Vishal Sharma
Home TownBansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra.

Birth & Early life

Rohit Sharma was born on 30 April 1987 in Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra. He was raised by his grandparents because his parents earning was less. As a child, he used to play cricket for many hours at a stretch, seeing his inclination towards cricket, his uncle and friends collected money to help him join a small cricket academy in 1999.

Education & More

SchoolSwami Vivekanand International School and Junior College, MumbaiOur Lady of Vailankanni High School, Mumbai
CollegeNot known
Qualification12th pass
AwardsRajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, Arjuna award for Cricket


  • Domestic career-

Rohit Sharma made his List A debut for West Zone in March 2005, against Central Zone in Deodhar Trophy. His amazing performance led to his selection in India A team against Australia. He made his India A debut in the first-class match against New Zealand. 

Sharma made his Ranji Trophy debut in the year 2006-07 for the Mumbai team, he has been the captain of the team after the retirement of Ajith Agarkar. He has since then been playing domestic cricket for Mumbai.

His IPL career started with Deccan Chargers, in the very first season of Indian premier league. The contract was for a huge price of $750,000. Although he was selected as a batsman, he showed his talent as a bowler too, taking a hat-trick against Mumbai Indians. The very next year he was bought by Mumbai Indians, and he has been playing for the franchise ever since then. 

International career

Rohit made his debut for the Indian ODI team on 23 June 2007, against Ireland. Although he didn’t get a chance to play and was occasionally dropped from the team. He started opening Indian Matches with Shikhar Dhawan, and this bet became the second most successful gamble after Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar.

He was never a test player, debuted in November 2013, he made his maiden century in his debut match. Although he made a century in the very next match he was dropped due to inconsistent performance. In 2018-19, he was a part of the first-ever team that won the Q test series against Australia. 

Sharma debuted in T20 international in 2007, he was a part of the World Cup-winning international team. He made a century on 2 October 2015, which made him the second cricketer to score a century in all three formats. In July 2018, he became the second batsman to score a century in 2,000 runs in T20 international cricket and fifth worldwide to do so.


Playing StyleTop Order Batsman
International debutTest: November 06 – 08, 2013 against West Indies
ODI: 23 June 2007, against Ireland
T20I:19 September 2007, against England
Debut MatchesFirst-class- 2006
List A – 2006
T20s- 2007
IPL- 2008 
TeamsIndian National Cricket team,
Mumbai, Deccan Chargers, Mumbai Indians, West Zone
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm off-break
Jersey no.45
Best RecordHighest individual score in an ODI match (264 runs), Shares the record for the most number of 6s in an ODI match (16 sixes), joining AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle.
Rohit Sharma Scored 200 Three-times.
Double Century3 (209, 264, 208*)
Century Test: 7
ODI: 29
T20i: 4
Coach/ MentorDinesh Lad


IPL Debut Match2008
Years of Played Matches and teamsDeccan Chargers (2008), Mumbai Indians (2009- present)
RecordNot known
IPL price$750,000

Personal Life & More

Rohit Sharma’s father Gurunath Sharma was a caretaker at transportation warehouse. His mother Purnima Sharma is a homemaker. He has a brother Vishal Sharma.

Marital statusMarried
Marriage Date13 December 2015
WifeRitika Sajdeh
GirlfriendsSofia Hayat
Ritika Sajdeh
ChildrenDaughter: Samaira
Net worth$16.6 Million
SalaryINR 15 crore+

Physical Status & More

Weight72 kg
Body MeasurementsChest: 40 Inches
Waist: 31 Inches
Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack
HobbiesTravelling, watching movies, playing table tennis & video games

Some important facts about Rohit Sharma- 

  • Rohit was born in Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra.
  • At the age of 11, when he was in 6th standard, he joined a local cricket club in Borivali (a suburb in Mumbai) during his summer vacation, not as a batsman but as an off-spin bowler; as there were too many batsmen.
  • His talent was first discovered by his school coach, Dinesh Lad when he took a couple of crucial wickets in a 10-over under-12 tournament in 1999.

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