Rohit Sharma

Right Handed Batsman
Born:
April 30, 1987 ,Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra
Current age:
27 years 3 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
Tests610455217756.8756.2421
ODIs12311734272120935.6978.61422
T20I42357391179*30.79126.1007
WC---------
IPL112108290318109*32.25129.59121

Bowling Statistics

 MATWKTSRUNSAVGSRBESTECON5w
Tests6094---3.520
ODIs123848360.3771.122/275.090
T20I421113113.0068.001/229.970
WC--------
IPL1121544029.3322.134/67.950

Rohit Gurunath Sharma News

Dhoni cedes some of his ability to castigate batsmen
If MS Dhoni has to retain the right to tick his players off, he must ensure that his own bases are covered.
gocricket.com|31 Jul 2014, 12:00
Rahane: Disappointed in the manner I got out
Ajinkya Rahane has expressed his disappointment in the manner he got out playing a poor shot off part-time off-spinner Moeen Ali.
PTI|30 Jul 2014, 09:24
Rohit Sharma trends on Twitter for the wrong reasons
Rohit Sharma was not the only frustrated soul when he was dismissed, caught at mid-off, just ahead of tea on the third day of third Investec Test between England and India.
gocricket.com|29 Jul 2014, 11:18
Bell and Buttler put England in control
India, given 14 overs to negotiate, lost Shikhar Dhawan for 6 to a James Anderson special and ended the second day on 25 for 1, 544 behind England.
gocricket.com|28 Jul 2014, 11:01
Ballance, Cook star for England on Day 1
Alastair Cook ended his wretched run of 10 innings without a fifty, and Gary Ballance struck his third century in six Test matches as England ended Day 1 on 247 for 2.
gocricket.com|27 Jul 2014, 03:14
Exclusive: Sourav Ganguly's five tips for MS Dhoni to win
Gocricket.com's Guest Editor on how he sees India's Test skipper and the touring team succeeding in winning the series in England.
gocricket.com|25 Jul 2014, 05:40
KKR to take on CSK in first match of 2014 CLT20
KKR will take on CSK in the opening game of the 2014 Champions League T20.
gocricket.com|24 Jul 2014, 01:28
Dhoni unlikely to change bowling attack for Lord's Test
Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Ravindra Jadeja were being bowled at by Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday's net session at Lord's. However, the practice didn't give any indications that Ashwin might play the second Test.
PTI|15 Jul 2014, 10:09
England is Virat Kohli's biggest test
It is both soothing and scary to imagine what Virat Kohli might do over the next six weeks.
gocricket.com|02 Jul 2014, 08:24

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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