Rohit Sharma Biography in English 2021

This article will be about Mr. Rohit Sharma's biography in English. The skipper of Mumbai Indians and the most successful leader of Indian Premier Ligue.

Rohit Sharma's Parents, Born, Early Days

So, the hitman was born & grow in Mumbai. His date of birth was 30 April 1987. His parents Purnima Sharma and Gurunath Sharma gave birth to the talented star Rohit Sharma.

He faced too many problems in his early life. But for financial issues, he was sent to his grandparents. But his brother lived with his mom and dad.

So, as per Rohit Sharma, he said in an interview that he was an off-spinner bowler and a lower-order batsman.

He was already playing for the school cricket team and other cricket tournaments. 

Rohit's Education History, School Life

Rohit finished his study after the 12th board exam. When he was eleven years he started a sports journey in cricket. After that, his game was improving every day. 

Then his coach Dinesh Lad asked him to change the school. 

But the interviewer asked why he was forced to changed school. Rohit said that in that school the scope of cricket was much more than before.

But one problem he had to face at that moment. As his family was poor so he can't afford that much money to be in school.

But his coach offers offered him a scholarship. In the next four years, he didn't pay anything but he did soo well in his game.

He did off-spin bowling and suddenly his coach admitted that he also can open the innings and score runs for sure.

After that in a school tournament, he opened the first match and scored a century in his debut. 

  • School: Swami Vivekanand International School
  • Education Qualification: 12th Standard
  • Hobbies: Watch Movies, Traveling 

Fast Class Carrier 

He played 98 fast class matches and scored more than 7 thousand runs. He scored 24 hundred and 309 not was his highest score against Gujrat in a Ranji Trophy match.

  • Matches: 98
  • 100s: 24
  • The 50s: 30
  • Highest Score: 309*
  • Total Runs: 7592
  • Wickets: 24

International Cricket Carrier of Rohit Sharma

So finally he got a call from BCCI and he was selected for the Ireland tour. In his first match, he didn't bat or bowl.

He was also selected for the 2007 world cup. He scored his first international fifty against South Africa in that world cup. An interesting fact was that bat he used that was Dinesh Kartik's.

So let's see how he debut for all the formats and what was his unbreakable records. He had a magical carrier and he turns around after he dropped from the team.

T-20 International Carrier

So as I told you he played in the 2007 world cup. He debuts against England in 2007. After that, he played 111 t20i matches till now. 

He is the second-highest whoo played most T20 international matches after Shoaib Malik. He is the only player who smashed 4 centuries in the 20 overs of international cricket.

His fastest T20 100 was against Sri Lanka where he scored 100 in just 35 deliveries. Ans obviously it was the fastest ever in 20-20 international. 

David Miller and one Turkish player were also on the list.

If you see his world T20 records he played 4 T-20WC tournaments. In 28 matches he scored 673 runs with 6 half-centuries.
  • T20I Matches: 111
  • 100s: 4
  • The 50s: 22
  • Highest Score: 118
  • Total Runs: 2864
  • Wickets: 1

One Day International Carrier

Rohit played his first debut match against the Irish squad back in 2008. On his first tour to Ireland, he shared some sweet memories with the team.

Where he told the story with Yuvraj Singh and other team members. After that, he was selected for the CB series in Australia, and he sore 235 runs in that ODI series.

After that, he was dropped in 2008 and Raina & Virat Kohli did well in the middle orders and they took his place.

Also, he was not selected for the 2011 cricket world cup. He was unfortunate about the biggest cricket tournament in the world.

But after that, he was finally selected for the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. And He was asked to open the inning the MS Dhoni just before the first match of that tournament.

Then he opened the inning with Sikhar Dhawan and scored a century partnership. After that, his carrier literally changed.

The next year 2014 he smashed 264 against Srilanka in 50 over cricket and that was the highest ever run in ODI cricket.

Rohit is the only player who scored 3 double tons and 43 half-centuries. By the way, he scored first ever
100 against Zimbabwe in 2010.

He played 2 50 overs word cup 2015 & 2019. In the two world cups, he played 17 matches scored 900+  runs. 

With 6 centuries and 3 50s, his highest individual score in the world cup was 140 against Pakistan. He was the highest run-scorer of WC 2019 and got the ODI player of the year 2019.

  • ODI Matches: 227
  • 100s: 29
  • The 50s: 43
  • Highest Score: 264
  • Total Runs: 9205
  • Wickets: 8

International Test Match Cricket Carrier

After the success of the 2013 champions Trophy, Rohit was selected for the farewell test match of Sachin Tendulkar.

India played two test matches with the WI squad. In both of the matches, India played only one inning. Mr. Rohit Sharma scored a century in both of the matches. (177 & 111)

Rohit played 38 test matches where he scored more than 2500+ runs and 7 centuries. He also scored his first-ever test match double century(212) against South Africa.

Now he will go to England for the ICC test championship final against the New Zealand. 

  • Test Matches: 38
  • 100s: 7
  • The 50s: 12
  • Highest Score: 212
  • Total Runs: 2615
  • Wickets: 2

Successful Indian Premier Ligue Carrier 

Thot played his first IPL match 13 years ago in 2008. At that time he played for Decan Chargers and after that, in 2011 he was sold to the Mumbai Indians Team.

In 2013 he was selected as a caption of Mumbai Indians. And MI won the title for the first time under Rohit's leadership.

He played more than 200 games in IPL and score 5000+ runs. As you guys already know that he was the only captain to win 5 IPL trophies as a caption.

An interesting face is Rohit Sharma also won another IPL20-20 trophy in 2009 when he played for Decan Chargers.

  • IPL Matches: 207
  • 100s: 1
  • The 50s: 40
  • Highest Score: 109
  • Total Runs: 5480
  • Wickets: 15

Rohit Sharma's Basic Details

  • Full Name: Rohit Gurunath Sharma
  • Father's Name: Gurunath Sharmaa
  • Mother's Name: Purnima Sharma
  • Place of Birth: Maharastra
  • Date of Birth: 30 April 1987
  • Age: 34 years
  • Nick Name: Hitman, Shana
  • Feveroiute Food: Vada Pav, Chinese food, Paratha
  • Education Qualification: 12th
  • Jersey Number: 45
  • Wife Name: Ritika Sajdeh
  • Marriage Year: 2015
  • Daughter Name: Samaira Sharma

Frequently Asked Questions

Q) How many fours have been hit by Rohit Sharma in IPL?

Answer: Rohit Sharma hit 476 boundaries in his IPL carrier. But he also hit 224 sixes in the IPL 20-20 tournament.

Q) What are the three essential qualities which make Rohit Sharma becoming a Sportsperson?

Answer: Rohit Sharma said in an interview that he was worked hard on his batting and that's why he is the no.1 batsman in the world and it was not a natural gift.

Taking about the 3 essential qualities he always looked for opportunities that didn't matter where he was batting at no.7 or opening the inning.

He also said when he playing cricket he always maintains his mental balance. Because he didn't have the power of hitting big sixes like Chris Gayle and Ab Devilliers. Rohit always loves to play with merit.

Q) Average of Rohit Sharma in Test vs South Africa

Answer: He played 9 test matches against South Africa & his average was 42.37\

Q) Rohit's Ranking in The Test Match

Answer: As per ICC his ranking was 7th according to June 2021.

Q) How can Rohit Sharma become The Number 1 Batsman in T20I?

Answer: If he gains 279 rating points more, then he could be the number 1 batsman in T20I.

Q) Is it The Correct Decision to Open Rohit in Red-Ball Format?

Answer: As per his very good opening records in One Day Internationals matches he could open the inning in Test Cricket also. I think Rohit has the ability to score more runs in the opening slot.

Q) How Many Runs did Rohit Score in Semi-Final?

Answer: Rohit Sharma played 3 T-20 world cup semi-final and 2 50 overs world cup semi-final. He scored a total of 75 runs in the T-20 World cup semi-finals and 35 runs in the 50 overs world cup semi-finals.

Q) How Many Trophies Rohit got as a Captain in IPL?

Answer: 5 Trophies

Q)Which Bowler Getting Highest Rohit Sharma'sWicket?

Answer: Amit Mishra

Q) How Many Times Rohit Sharma Stumped Outs in ODI Cricket?

Answer: 8 times

Q) What is Rohit Sharma's Position to Cross 8000 T20 Runs?

Answer: Rohit was the third Indian to cross 8000+ T20 runs after Raina & Kohli. He was opening for Mumbai Indian against Delhi Capitals in 2019.

He scored 30 runs on that match & crossed 8 thousand runs mark in 20-20 cricket.

Q) How Many Times did Rohit Sharma Get Man of The Match in the 2019 World Cup?

Answer: 4 times he got man of the match.

Q) Which Web Series did Harbhajan Singh Suggested to Watch to Rohit Sharma?

Answer: When They See Us 237   436

Q) Who has Hitted More Sixes Between Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli?

Answer: In international cricket, Rohit Sharma hit more sixes than Virat Kohli. Rohit hit 436 sixes & Virat hit 237 sixes in international cricket.

In IPL Rohit hit 224 sixes where Virat hit 205 sixes.

Q) How Many Runs did Rohit Sharma Make in the 1st October IPL Match?

Answer: On 1st October 2020 Rohit Sharma made 70 runs in 45 balls against Punjab Kings.

Disclaimer: All the cricket records & statistics of Rohit Sharma were taken from Wikipedia.


Here is the biography of Rohit Sharma in English & some frequently asked questions on Google about Rohit Sharma. 

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