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Rohit Sharma Rohit Gurunath Sharma - Indian Cricketer Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) DOB: April 30, 1987

Even though Indian opener Rohit Sharma was full of talent since the beginning of his international career, the Maharashtra batsman discovered the best way to channelize his ability when he was promoted up the order in the Indian cricket team. In the backdrop of India’s second Champions Trophy title in 2013, Rohit found his form continued to impress in the ODI series against Australia. The right-handed batsman scored two centuries, including 209, only the third double in One Day International cricket. Following the remarkable outing, he didn’t just improve as a batsman but developed some leadership skills within his dynamic personality. In the Indian Premier League (IPL), Rohit remains the most successful skipper as he has led Mumbai Indians to the title thrice in the cash-rich league. Under the captaincy of Rohit, Mumbai have lifted the IPL trophy in 2013, 2015 and 2017.

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AUS vs IND: BCCI to assess Rohit's availability on Dec 11, Ishant ruled out of Test series

Cricket | Nov 27, 2020, 12:47 AM IST

After the IPL final, Rohit, instead of heading to Australia, had to come back to Mumbai to be with his ailing father.

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India in Australia: There has been confusion over Rohit Sharma's injury, reveals skipper Virat Kohli

Cricket | Nov 26, 2020, 08:18 PM IST

Rohit, who is nursing a hamstring injury is doing is rehab at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru and is still three weeks away from full match fitness.

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India tour of Australia: India have quality player in Mayank to replace Rohit, says Aaron Finch

Cricket | Nov 26, 2020, 12:33 PM IST

The in-form Mayank Agarwal is likely to open with Shikhar Dhawan in Rohit's absence in the ODI series beginning Friday.

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Wish to see Indians in PSL: Mohammad Amir says he would've loved bowling to Kohli, Rohit

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 08:49 PM IST

Recently, former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram had also expressed his desire to see Indian and Pakistani players playing in each other's T20 leagues. 

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AUS v IND | Justin Langer reacts to Rohit, Ishant's likely absence in Test series

Cricket | Nov 25, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

Australia head coach Justin Langer has commented on Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma's potential absence from the Test series, which begins on December 17.

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More confusion than clarity: Lack of transparency fuels speculations in Rohit Sharma's injury saga

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 02:33 PM IST

The lack of transparency in communication fueled the saga surrounding Rohit Sharma's injury ahead of India's tour of Australia.

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India in Australia: Shreyas Iyer 'could be asked' to stay for Test series

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 12:45 PM IST

With Rohit Sharma's participation in the Test series looking uncertain, reports have emerged that Shreyas Iyer could be added as a reserve batsman for the Test series against Australia.

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Rohit Sharma's absence will be tremendous void in white ball, ditto for Kohli in Tests, says Smith

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 11:41 AM IST

Rohit, who is nursing a hamstring injury, is reportedly out of the series while skipper Kohli will be on paternity leave after the first Day/Night Test in Adelaide.

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Rohit Sharma, Ishant Sharma likely to miss Australia Test series: Report

Cricket | Nov 24, 2020, 09:22 AM IST

Rohit Sharma and Ishant Sharma are currently undergoing rehab at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.

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Virat Kohli not a bad captain, but Rohit Sharma is better: Gautam Gambhir

Cricket | Nov 23, 2020, 11:33 PM IST

Gambhir additionally said that the difference between Kohli and Rohit's record in the Indian Premier League needs to be taken into account.

Team India head coach Ravi Shastri

To be part of Test series, Rohit and Ishant have to be on flight in next 3-4 days: Shastri

Cricket | Nov 22, 2020, 08:17 PM IST

Rohit and Ishant are currently at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru recovering from their respective injuries that they had incurred during IPL 2020 in the UAE. 

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Was disappointed with Australia snub but felt good after chat with Rohit Sharma: Suryakumar Yadav

Cricket | Nov 22, 2020, 02:57 PM IST

Soon after his conversation with Mumbai Indians' inspirational captain, Suryakumar's mind was suddenly wired for distraction, and his bat ready to do some more talking.

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AUS vs IND: Don't know if they change my role as opener, I'm happy to bat anywhere: Rohit Sharma

Cricket | Nov 22, 2020, 12:06 PM IST

The senior batsman is expected to play a big role alongside Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara when skipper Virat Kohli returns to India.

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Was constantly communicating with BCCI, hamstring is feeling absolutely fine: Rohit Sharma

Cricket | Nov 21, 2020, 12:38 PM IST

Rohit is currently doing strength and conditioning work at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru before heading to Australia.

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Brad Hogg raises doubt on Rohit Sharma holding Test XI spot; gets brutally trolled by Wasim Jaffer

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 01:17 PM IST

Wasim Jaffer referred to a meme to troll Brad Hogg after the former Aussie spinner raised doubt on Rohit Sharma holding a spot in India's Test XI.

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Australia vs India: 'Consistent' Rohit Sharma's absence a big positive for us, says Glenn Maxwell

Cricket | Nov 20, 2020, 01:14 PM IST

For Maxwell, KL Rahul is as good a back-up as any team can wish for.

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Australia vs India: Memorable ODI knocks by Indians Down Under

Cricket | Nov 19, 2020, 10:08 PM IST

MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar among others left their mark in Australia with some memorable knock in the ODI format.

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Australia vs India: Rohit Sharma begins fitness training at NCA

Cricket | Nov 19, 2020, 03:58 PM IST

Rohit is not part of India's limited-overs squad for the Australia tour and selectors included him in the revised Test squad after he played two IPL games for Mumbai Indians besides the final.

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Rohit Sharma 'ready for captaincy', should be given leadership in T20Is: Shoaib Akhtar

Cricket | Nov 18, 2020, 04:47 PM IST

Though Ajinkya Rahane is the vice-captain on paper, Akhtar sees Rohit taking over leadership duties from Kohli following the first Test at the Adelaide Oval. 

Virat Kohli

Australia vs India: Indian batsmen don’t need to read too much into Virat Kohli’s absence in Tests

Cricket | Nov 17, 2020, 06:50 PM IST

Indian captain skipping three Test matches serves likes of Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, among others to express their full potential against Australia.

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