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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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VIDEOS

IND vs NZ 1st T20: Rohit Sharma says Team India will be stronger when Virat Kohli returns

Sports | Nov 16, 2021, 05:34 PM IST

Attending his first press conference as Team India's T20 captain, along with newly-appointed coach Rahul Dravid, Rohit Sharma said his predecessor Virat Kohli has a big role to play in India's T20 setup once he returns to the team after the break.

T20 World Cup Dhamaka: Will Rohit Sharma become Team India's new captain?

Sports | Nov 02, 2021, 08:40 PM IST

After Team India's two consecutive defeats in the World Cup, a big decision can be taken on the captaincy of Virat Kohli within 2-3 days. Will Virat lose captaincy and Rohit Sharma become the new captain of Team India?

T20 World Cup: Rohit's half century fires India to 8-wicket win over Australia in final warm-up

Sports | Oct 20, 2021, 08:20 PM IST

India fine-tuned their T20 World Cup preparations with a convincing nine-wicket win over Australia in their final warm-up game here on Wednesday but the sixth bowler's slot remained a worry as even Virat Kohli rolled his arm over going into the tournament proper.

IPL 2021: Rohit Sharma wins toss, elects to bat against Sunrisers Hyderabad

Sports | Oct 08, 2021, 08:44 PM IST

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bat first against Sunrisers Hyderabad at Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Friday. Mumbai need to win by 171 runs or more to have a shot at qualifying for the playoffs.

IPL 2021 | MI vs DC: Delhi Capitals defeat Mumbai by 4 wickets

Sports | Oct 02, 2021, 08:20 PM IST

Delhi Capitals defeated Mumbai Indians by four wickets in today's match of MI vs DC in IPL 2021. This victory was Delhi's 9th win in the IPL.

IPL 2021: Kolkata win toss; Rohit Sharma returns to Mumbai Playing 11

Sports | Sep 23, 2021, 07:51 PM IST

Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bowl first against Mumbai Indians in the fifth match of the UAE leg of IPL 2021 in Abu Dhabi. Rohit Sharma walked in Mumbai's Playing 11 in place of Anmolpreet Singh.

Test Rankings: Rohit Sharma becomes top-ranked Indian batsman, jumps to fifth spot

Sports | Sep 08, 2021, 08:20 PM IST

Rohit Sharma became the top-ranked Indian batsman in the latest ICC Rankings released on Wednesday. The Indian opener jumped to the fifth position to go past captain Virat Kohli, who has slipped to the sixth spot in the rankings.

Captain Rohit Sharma walks back after scoring just 9 in practice game against County Select XI

Sports | Jul 20, 2021, 06:05 PM IST

Rohit Sharma scored just 9 ff 32 on the opening day of the three-day practice game against County Select XI in Durham. Rohit is the captain of the Indian team as Virat Kohli and his deputy Ajinkya Rahane has been rested.

EXCLUSIVE | Rohit Sharma has played a huge role in Ishan Kishan's career, says Uttam Mazumdar

Sports | Jul 19, 2021, 09:16 PM IST

In an exclusive interview with India TV Cricket, Ishan Kishan's coach Uttam Mazumdar taked about the wicketkeeper-batsman's impressive ODI debut and the role of Rohit Sharma in the youngster's career.

Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul have overtaken Shikhar Dhawan ahead of T20 World Cup: Ajit Agarkar

Sports | Jul 14, 2021, 05:59 PM IST

Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar feels Shikhar Dhawan's place in the T20I squad isn't guaranteed when Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are there in the team management's plans. Dhawan will captain India in three ODIs and three T20Is and yet his place in the squad that will play in the T20 World Cup is still in doubt.

Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer named in MCA fitness camp

Sports | Jul 13, 2021, 09:40 PM IST

India batsman Shreyas Iyer, who is recovering from a shoulder injury, has been included in the list of 45 players announced by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for its fitness camp. Seniors Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane and youngster Arjun Tendulkar are also a part of the list.

Cricketer Anuj Rawat reveals what he learnt from Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma

Sports | Jul 10, 2021, 04:55 PM IST

Rajasthan Royals budding cricketer Anuj Rawat said that he admires India skipper Virat Kohli's work ethic. Rawat further said that he gets inspired by Kohli's rise in world cricket and his exemplary fitness levels. Talking about Rohit Sharma, the wicketkeeper-batsman said that he would feel great if he gets an opportunity to meet the senior India opener.

Effortless Rohit Sharma is India's 'Inzi Bhai', says Rahul Sharma

Sports | Jul 08, 2021, 05:00 PM IST

Cricketer Rahul Sharma heaped praise on Rohit Sharma, saying that the India opener's batting is a treat to watch. Rahul said that he has not seen an effortless batsman like Rohit who makes batting look so easy. Rohit has got three ODI double hundreds to his name. He's also the highest individual scorer in ODI history with a score of 264.

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma always there for teammates, says Rahul Sharma

Sports | Jul 08, 2021, 09:40 AM IST

The Indian spinner recalls a riveting anecdotal with Rohit Sharma during their Ranji days while drawing parrallels between captaincy of Rohit and Virat.

Samson can learn from Rohit, MS Dhoni: Shivam Sarma

Sports | Jul 05, 2021, 09:12 AM IST

Rajasthan Royals' all-rounder feels team's young captain can learn from the successful captains of the cash-rich league

Rohit Sharma's pull shot one of the best in the world, says Shivam Sharma

Sports | Jul 04, 2021, 10:16 PM IST

Shivam Sharma, who plays for Delhi and has represented Kings XI Punjab in the IPL, explains why Rohit Sharma's pull shot is one of the best in the world.

Exclusive | Don't know why Rohit Sharma is not able to make it big in Test cricket: Vivek Razdan

Sports | Jul 03, 2021, 01:43 PM IST

In an exclusive conversation with India TV Cricket, former cricketer Vivek Razdan talked about Rohit Sharma's failure to put up big scores in Test cricket.

Unfair to point fingers on Kohli, Rohit; others need to step up too: Vivek Razdan

Sports | Jul 02, 2021, 09:49 PM IST

Former Indian cricketer Vivek Razdan has said that it is unfair to single out Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma's failures, adding that other players need to step up in pressure situations too.

NCA trainer reveals why Rohit Sharma is injury-prone

Sports | Jul 01, 2021, 11:43 PM IST

NCA trainer Deepak Sury has revealed why India opener Rohit Sharma has been prone to injuries. Last year, the premier batsman was left out of Australia tour following the injury that he sustained while playing for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2020. He later joined the team during the four-Test series.

Exclusive | Not right time for India to hand over captaincy to Rohit Sharma for WT20: Vivek Razdan

Sports | Jun 30, 2021, 01:04 PM IST

In an exclusive conversation with India TV Cricket, former cricketer Vovek Razdan opined in the long-standing debate pertaining to split captaincy between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.

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