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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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MI vs DC

IPL 2020 Final: Dominant Mumbai Indians thrash Delhi Capitals by five wickets to bag fifth title

Sports | Nov 11, 2020, 08:43 AM IST

Mumbai Indians, before their title triumph on Tuesday, had won the trophy in 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019.

David Warner-led Sunrisers Hyderabad put themselves back in

IPL 2020, Match 56: Warner, Saha clinch playoffs berth for SRH without breaking sweat against MI

Sports | Nov 04, 2020, 08:36 AM IST

MI did have their skipper Rohit Sharma back in the line-up but it wasn't enough to guide them to a victory.

India vs New Zealand 2020

5th T20I: India beat New Zealand by 7 runs in Mount Maunganui to complete series whitewash

Sports | Feb 02, 2020, 04:43 PM IST

Rohit Sharma and bowlers starred as India beat New Zealand by 7 runs to take the series 5-0.

India vs New Zealand

3rd T20I: Rohit Sharma stars in Super Over win as India clinch series in Hamilton

Sports | Jan 29, 2020, 04:46 PM IST

Rohit Sharma hit two consecutive sixes in the Super Over as India beat New Zealand to take a 3-0 lead in five-match series.

India vs West Indies

IND vs WI, 3rd ODI: Virat Kohli soars, Shardul Thakur roars as India clinch series 2-1

Sports | Dec 22, 2019, 11:14 PM IST

Virat Kohli anchored a tricky chase before Shardul Thakur played the most defining cameo of his short career to power India to a series-winning four-wicket victory over the West Indies in the third ODI.

India vs Bangladesh

2nd T20I: Rohit carnage powers India to 8-wicket win over Bangladesh

Sports | Nov 07, 2019, 10:46 PM IST

The three-match T20 series now stands at 1-1 and the final game will be played in Nagpur on November 10.

India vs South Africa

3rd Test: India blow away South Africa for 3-0 clean sweep

Sports | Oct 22, 2019, 10:27 AM IST

With another 120 points, India now sit pretty on top of the points table with 240 points as the formalities were completed within the first two overs of the day.


IND vs SA: Rohit takes India to 224/3 before rain forces early stumps

Sports | Oct 19, 2019, 04:28 PM IST

With India reduced to 39 for three, Rohit (117 batting off 164 balls) and Ajinkya Rahane (83 batting off 135) shared an unbeaten 185-run stand to stage the home team's remarkable recovery.

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1st Test, Day 4: Rohit slams another ton as India take command

Sports | Oct 05, 2019, 06:53 PM IST

Rohit Sharma was the star of the day as he scored another century to put India in a strong position at the end of day 4 against South Africa.

Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal

India vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 1: Rohit, Mayank put India on top

Sports | Oct 02, 2019, 04:03 PM IST

Rohit Sharma remained unbeaten on 115 while Mayank scored 84* as India posted 202/0 on day one before rain stopped play.

Chasing a stiff 337-run target, Pakistan were alre

2019 World Cup, Match 22: Rohit, Kohli star in India's crushing win over Pakistan in Manchester

Sports | Jun 17, 2019, 12:24 AM IST

Chasing a stiff 337-run target, Pakistan were already down and out when rain stopped play after 35 overs. They had managed just 166 runs for loss of six wickets, nowhere near the DLS par-score of 252.

Lasith Malinga produced an incredible last over to defend

IPL 2019 Final: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings by 1-run to clinch 4th IPL title

Sports | May 13, 2019, 12:11 AM IST

Mumbai Indians claimed undisputed supremacy in the IPL by securing their fourth title with a narrow one-run win over Chennai Super Kings in a pulsating final on Sunday.

Mumbai Indians

IPL 2019, MI vs KKR: All-round Mumbai trounce Kolkata to end as top team in group stages

Sports | May 06, 2019, 09:16 AM IST

Mumbai Indians beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 9 wickets to reach the playoffs as the No.1 team from the group stages

Mumbai Indians

IPL 2019, CSK vs MI: Mumbai go second after doing the double over Dhoni-less Chennai at Chepauk

Sports | Apr 27, 2019, 09:12 AM IST

Rohit Sharma and Lasith Malinga starred for Mumbai Indian as they beat Chennai Super Kings by 46 runs at Chepauk

A profligate Umesh Yadav undid all the good work done by

1st T20I: Australia win nail-biting thriller by 3 wickets against India

Sports | Feb 24, 2019, 11:05 PM IST

With 14 required off the last over, Umesh was hit for a boundary each by Jhye Richardson and Pat Cummins, who had identical scores of 7 not out as they reached the target of 127 off the last ball of the match.

Ind vs NZ

2nd T20I: India make strong comeback in series with 7-wicket victory

Sports | Feb 08, 2019, 03:57 PM IST

The chase was set up by skipper Rohit Sharma (50 off 29 balls) in company of Shikhar Dhawan (30, 31 balls) with a 79-run stand after Krunal Pandya got three wickets to restrict the hosts to 158/8.

India vs New Zealand 4th ODI

4th ODI: Boult's five-for destroys Kohli-less India

Sports | Jan 31, 2019, 11:25 AM IST

Trent Boult's 5/21 resigned India to their heaviest ODI defeat in terms of the number of balls remaining.

India vs West Indies

3rd T20I: India beat West Indies by six wickets

Sports | Nov 11, 2018, 11:42 PM IST

There was some drama towards the end as India lost the wickets of Pant and Dhawan leaving the host to score one run off the last delivery bowled by Fabian Allen to secure the victory.

India beat West Indies

2nd T20I: India beat West Indies by 71 runs

Sports | Nov 06, 2018, 11:49 PM IST

India took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match T20 series. The last T20 will be played in Chennai on November 11.

Krunal Pandya, Dinesh Karthik

1st T20I: India beat West Indies by five wickets in Kolkata

Sports | Nov 04, 2018, 11:50 PM IST

India ended a four-match winless run against the West Indies with a five-wicket victory.

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