Rohit Sharma (Photo Credits: Twitter)
Mumbai: Indian cricket team opener Rohit Sharma turned 34 years old. Rohit was born in Nagpur. In a 14-year-long international career, Rohit has made his mark as a batsman, once his bat starts playing, new records go on to be created. Rohit Sharma is one of the star batsmen of India. IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma set a big record, surpassed MS Dhoni in this case
Rohit, who made his international debut against Ireland in 2007, had to wait for three years for his first century. Rohit scored two consecutive centuries on the 2010 Zimbabwe tour. After this, he had to wait for three years to score his third ODI century. That is, in the first 6 years, he could score only three centuries.
In 2013, MS Dhoni gave him a chance to start the innings with the Champions Trophy summit. After this, Rohit never looked back. He went on to record one by one and after that people started calling him as ‘Hitman’. Rohit scored his third ODI century against Australia at the end of this year. The following year, in 2014, he proved why he is called a hitman by hitting a double century against Sri Lanka in ODIs.
Rohit has the most 4 centuries in international T20
Along with ODIs, Rohit’s record in T20 is excellent. He is the highest player to score 4 centuries in this format. In the case of scoring runs in international T20, he is third after Virat Kohli, Martin Guptill. Rohit has scored 2864 runs in 111 matches.
Rohit most successful as captain in IPL
Rohit Sharma took command of this team for the first time in 2013 and since then he has made the team the champion of the league five times. He is also the most successful captain in IPL history.
Best in test too
Rohit started his Test career in a stormy manner. He scored a century in two consecutive Tests, which was the first Test of his career. He also became an opener in Tests after scoring five centuries in the 2019 World Cup. Since then, he has scored three centuries and a half-century.
Rohit Sharma has scored not one or two, but three double centuries in ODIs, which is a world record in itself. The world record of making the biggest personal score in an innings of an ODI match is also in the name of Rohit Sharma. Rohit has scored 9205 runs in 32 innings in 220 innings of 227 ODI cricket matches, unbeaten 32 times so far. His best score is 264 runs in ODI cricket, which is the highest by any single player. So far, he has scored 29 centuries, 3 double centuries and 43 half-centuries in ODIs.