Rohit Sharma

Right Handed Batsman
Born:
April 30, 1987 ,Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra
Current age:
27 years 6 months
Major teams:
India ,Mumbai Indians
Nickname:
Playing role:
Batsman
Test Debut:
November 6, 2013 v West Indies
ODI Debut:
June 23, 2007 v Ireland
T20 Debut:
September 19, 2007 v England

Batting Statistics

 MATINNSRUNSNOHSAVGSR100s50s
Tests712489217748.9054.4521
ODIs12411834792120935.8678.25423
T20I42357391179*30.79126.1007
WC---------
IPL112108290318109*32.25129.59121

Bowling Statistics

 MATWKTSRUNSAVGSRBESTECON5w
Tests71152152.00244.001/263.730
ODIs124848360.3771.122/275.090
T20I421113113.0068.001/229.970
WC--------
IPL1121544029.3322.134/67.950

Rohit Gurunath Sharma News

Rahane aims for consistency
Ajinkya Rahane scored a stroke-filled half century and was looking good for a hundred until his dismissal for 68 in the fourth ODIagainst the West Indies in Dharamsala on Friday.
19 Oct 2014, 07:20
Shastri, Fletcher and Co have some work to do on batting
After the first two games of the five-ODI series against West Indies, most of the Indian batsmen have presented the coaching staff with some headaches.
gocricket.com|11 Oct 2014, 10:30
Rohit Sharma recovering, keen to slot back as ODI opener
On the sidelines after he sustained a finger injury in England, Rohit Sharma is hopeful of returning to the Indian team.
gocricket.com|10 Oct 2014, 08:30
Shastri: My endeavour is to get Raina back in Test team
Former India cricketer Ravi Shastri, who is currently the national team director, Monday said it would be his endeavour to get left-handed batsman Suresh Raina back in the Test side.
PTI|06 Oct 2014, 11:15
Rohit: Ready for Australia's pace challenge
Gearing up for the pace test that awaits India in Australia come December, batsman Rohit Sharma said the likes of Mitchell Johnson and Peter Siddle would be a tough challenge to deal.
PTI|05 Oct 2014, 04:59
Ashwin rested, Kuldeep gets maiden ODI call
Other considerable changes include the return of Amit Mishra and Murali Vijay whereas Karn Sharma has been dropped after being named in the England ODI series.
gocricket.com|04 Oct 2014, 03:42
Rohit Sharma to miss WI ODIs
Rohit Sharma will miss the ODI series against the West Indies as he has not recovered from the shoulder injury.
gocricket.com|02 Oct 2014, 09:49
Where are India's 2007 T20 stars now?
Gocricket.com casts an eye on India's XI that lifted the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and how their international careers panned out since.
gocricket.com|24 Sep 2014, 08:33
Mumbai Indians face Lahore Lions in tough qualifier
Mumbai Indians face a Herculean task as no team in the CLT20 has come through the qualifiers and gone on to win the championship.
TNN|13 Sep 2014, 10:37

Rohit Gurunath Sharma Bio

If there is someone whose batting caused awe and frustration in equal amounts, it is Rohit Sharma. At the start of his cricketing career, the hugely talented Mumbai batsman had several good knocks followed by lean patches. And even as 2014 churns on, Rohit still has not finally arrived on the big glitzy world of Indian cricket - though after a strong 2013 it appeared he might have.

He first made a mark in the CB Series in Australia in 2008, particular were his 66 in a 123-run stand with Sachin Tendulkar helped India defeat the hosts in the first final at Sydney. From that point in time, many expectations were placed on Rohit but they were all false starts. He was tipped to make his Test debut against South Africa during in 2010 but injured himself on the morning of the match while playing football. It seemed Rohit would be going down the path of the unfulfilled potentials.

However, 2013 proved to be his annus mirabilis. The year began with an attacking 83 in an ODI against England in Mohali which set in motion a run of consistent performances. Forming a solid opening partnership with Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit helped India set the base for their Champions Trophy success in England.

What transpired between October and November could well be considered career-changing for Rohit. Having blazed away to an unbeaten 141 in the second ODI against Australia in Jaipur, Rohit became only the third batsman to score a double-hundred in ODIs when he smashed 209 at Bangalore. Less than two weeks later, Rohit marked his Test debut with a match-winning century against West Indies. In his next innings, Rohit against reached three figures as India took the series 2-0; the Man-of-the-Series award was a formality for Rohit.

However, a horrible tour of South Africa followed by a poor trip to New Zealand, and then a scratchy Asia Cup, have again dented Rohit's career. His task of charting a new course for Indian cricket post Tendulkar's retirement remains an uphill challenge.
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