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Rohit Sharma

India|Top order Batter
Rohit Sharma
INTL CAREER: 2007 - 2022
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Full Name

Rohit Gurunath Sharma

Born

April 30, 1987, Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra

Age

35y 153d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Bowling Style

Right arm Offbreak

Playing Role

Top order Batter

Languid and easy on the eye, Rohit Sharma owned all the shots in the book when he emerged from the Mumbai suburbs as heir apparent to the Indian batting greats of the 2000s. It took him time and persistence, but by the 2010s he had become a colossus in white-ball cricket, and the man in charge of perhaps the most formidable league team in the first age of T20.

That Rohit had talent was apparent to both the casual observer and to the trained eye. Fans were frustrated at the long wait for the potential to translate into runs, though selectors and captains, knowing better, kept backing him. At one point the word "talent" was Rohit's bugbear, a pejorative nickname for him on social media. Once it all clicked, though - the move to open the batting in ODIs late in 2012 was one particular turning point - things came together spectacularly.

Rohit scored ODI double-hundreds for fun, won five IPLs in the first 12 editions of the tournament, scored five hundreds at the 2019 ODI World Cup, and when he finally got to open in Tests in 2019, three quick hundreds in his first series in the role, one of them a double.

Ironically his IPL franchise nicknamed him "Hitman" when he was anything but: more caresser, less hitter. But Rohit still became known as one of the foremost hitters of colossal sixes of his era. So spectacular and certain was his acceleration that people began anticipate a massive score every time he went past 50.

His captaincy at Mumbai Indians, whom he led to four titles, won plaudits. He proved himself a methodical, studious and calm leader, one not averse to using technology and data to arrive at decisions. He was an able deputy to Virat Kohli in limited-overs formats in international cricket, winning India two titles in Kohli's absence, and took over as captain in all formats in 2022.

Career Averages
Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test45779313721246.13562555.7681433564490
ODI23322633937626448.581051389.182945856250830
T20I14013217369411832.122619141.04428330177560
FC106168188123309*54.152534930
List A304293411161826446.1032581070
T20399386491054411831.287866134.046719364571610
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test451638322421/261/35112.003.50191.5000
ODI2333859351582/272/2764.375.2174.1000
T20I14096811311/221/22113.009.9768.0000
FC1067021531154244/415/8548.083.2189.7100
List A3047013671162304/284/2838.735.1045.5100
T2039959635830294/64/628.627.8421.8100
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Rohit Sharma has a chat with Rahul Dravid
India's players celebrate with the series trophy
KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma walk out to bat
Rohit Sharma talks to his players ahead of the game
Rahul Dravid has a chat with Rohit Sharma ahead of the decider
Rohit Sharma celebrates after Dinesh Karthik hit the winning runs