Rohit Sharma Biography: The Rise of the Hitman, Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Net Worth, ICC ODI 2024 World Cup

Rohit Sharma is one of the most versatile, charismatic, and dynamic cricketers in India. He is an opening batsman for India in T20I, ODI, and Test matches. Recently he hit a century against Australia which was played on 9th February 2023. He is known for his aggressive and full-of-hook-and-pull style of play. That is why he is now known by the nickname ‘Hitman’. I’ll try to provide a comprehensive biography full of the latest stats. I will also try to depict the rise of his career from his early days in Mumbai to his meteoric and phenomenal rise in international cricket. He is an integral part of the Indian cricket team.

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Rohit Sharma Early Life and Cricketing Journey

Rohit Sharma was born in year 1987 on 30th April in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. His father’s name is Gurunath Sharma worked as a caretaker of a transport firm storehouse. His mother’s name is Purnima Sharma. He was raised and grew up in Borivali at his grandparents and uncle’s place. His younger brother’s name is Vishal Sharma. From an early age, he was very much interested in cricket rather than studying. He played gully cricket in his childhood.

He joined a cricket camp in the year 1999. His uncle bears all the expenses for his cricket camp. His coach Dinesh Lad at the camp. Dinesh Lad said he to change his school to Swami Vivekanand International School. Lad was the coach there. That school has all the facilities for cricket. According to him, “I told him I couldn’t afford it, but he got me a scholarship. So, for four years I didn’t pay a penny, and did well in my cricket”.

He started as an off-spinner but his coach Lad noticed his inherent batting ability. He promoted him from the number eight position to open the innings. As an opener on debut, he struck a century in the Harris and Giles Shield school cricket tournaments.

Rohit Sharma’s Early Career and Struggles

Starting off his career was not as good as he wanted. He failed to make any impression despite having so many batting skills. His debut in an ODI way back in June 2007. He only made one half-century in his fourth match. Then dropped due to poor performances.

Then he regains his lost skills by putting in hard work. He improved his fitness and adjusted a few things in his batting style. He developed his mental toughness and remained focused in tense and pressured situations. After that, he emerged as a star batsman for India.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma’s Rise to Stardom

Rohit Sharma’s fortune turned and his hard work paid off. He made a mark in Indian cricket. He made his comeback in 2013 and was promoted as an opener in the Champions Trophy. He made good numbers of runs and scored back-to-back centuries in the tournament. He also won the Man of the Series award.

After that he became an integral part of Indian 11. He made more than 3000 runs in 47 tests with 9 centuries and 14 fifties. In ODI he made over 9500 runs and 30 centuries three double hundred and in T20I also he made more than 3800 runs.

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Rohit Sharma debut

  • Debut in Test as cap number 280 on 6 November 2013 against West Indies
  • Debut in ODI as cap number 168 on 23 June 2007 against Ireland
  • Debut in T20I as cap number 17 on 19 September 2007 against England

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Rohit Sharma’s Net Worth in 2023

Rohit Sharma earns his net worth by cricketing fees from BCCI, endorsement, and IPL franchise fees. He endorses various well-known brands such as Hublot, Sharp Television, Relispray, Adidas, Oppo, and Nissan.

He is also having a few businesses. He owns a team in the Pro Volleyball League. He has a restaurant named Rohit Sharma’s Gastro Pub. He has some real estate properties in his name. Rohit Sharm owns some well-known luxury cars such as the Lamborghini Aventador, a Mercedes-Benz GLE, a Toyota Fortuner, a Range Rover, and a BMW 7.

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma

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Rohit Sharma’s Net Worth

Rohit Sharma’s Net Worth in rupees$26 Million
Rohit Sharma’s Net Worth in Rupees214 Crore INR
Salary16 Crore plus
Monthly Income:1.2 Crore plus

Rohit Sharma Batting stats (International)

FormatMatchInningsNORunsHighestAverageStrike Rate100200504s6s
Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma’s IPL Batting stats

YearMatchesRunsHighestAverageStrike Rate100’s50’s
Career Total227587910930.30129.89140

Frequently Ask Questions

What is Rohit Sharma’s nickname?

He has the nickname ‘Hitman’.

Where was Rohit Sharma born?

He was born (1987 on 30th April) in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.

When did Rohit Sharma make his debut for the Mumbai senior team?

He made his debut for the Mumbai senior team in 2006.

How many double centuries have Rohit Sharma scored in ODI cricket?

He has scored three double centuries in ODI cricket.

What is Rohit Sharma’s highest score in Test cricket?

His highest score in Test cricket is 212.

What is Rohit Sharma’s highest score in ODI cricket?

His highest score in ODI cricket is 264.

What is Rohit Sharma’s highest score in T20I cricket?

His highest in T20I is 118

What is the name of Rohit Sharma’s wife?

Rohit wife Ritika

Rohit Sharma’s wife, Ritika Sajdeh. She is a sports event manager by profession


Rohit Sharma as a cricketer is world-class. Currently, he is the captain of the Test team and ODI. He has still plenty of cricket left. He is now in his prime form. I wish him good luck.

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