In the realm of cricket, Rohit Sharma has established himself as a symbol of triumph. This 30-year-old individual hailing from Nagpur, who, due to his passion for the sport and his family’s financial struggles, was unable to be raised by his parents, has now ascended to the ranks of India’s top 100 celebrities in terms of income, fame, and achievement.
He transitioned from being a typical middle-order batsman for the Indian cricket team to demolishing numerous international batting records. Rohit was persuaded by his aunts and friends to join a local cricket academy in 1999, with each person contributing Rs 50. This necessitated Rohit waking up early in the morning for practice sessions.
Initially, he specialized in off-spin bowling, but Dinesh Sad, the coach at the academy, convinced Rohit to transfer to Swami Vivekananda International School (SVIS) by emphasizing the institution’s exceptional training facilities. Rohit hesitated to join SVIS due to the associated costs.
However, Dinesh arranged a scholarship for Rohit, guaranteeing him a stress-free education for the next four years. Recognizing Rohit’s potential in batting, Dinesh also encouraged him to focus on honing his skills in that area. Rohit Sharma’s unwavering determination and passion for the game are unparalleled, serving as an inspiration to cricket enthusiasts across the nation.
From being an individual who lacked the means to receive proper training, Rohit Sharma has evolved into one of the Indian team’s most valuable batsmen. His unparalleled determination and profound love for the sport make him an inspiration to cricket aficionados throughout the country.
Who named Rohit Sharma as Hitman?
Now Rohit made a big disclosure that who named him ‘Hitman’. In an interview to India Today, Rohit said, ‘Ravi Shastri and a crew member PD gave me this name. He called me Hitman after a match because I played on the side of Hitman and hit comes after cry in my name.
Rohit Sharma’s Wife :
On December 13, 2015, Rohit Sharma married his longtime girlfriend Ritika Sajdeh after six years of dating. Before her marriage, Sajdeh was active in her cousin Bunty Sajdeh’s company Cornerstone as a sports manager. In 2008, she met Sharma at a TV commercial shoot for Reebok and later, the couple started dating each. As Sajdeh is a rakhi sister of the former India batter Yuvraj Singh, the swashbuckling left-hander jokingly warned Rohit against even looking at her. Before getting married to the ‘Hitman’, Sajdeh also managed star India batter Virat Kohli for three years. Along with Kohli and her husband, she has managed huge names in the sports industry.
Rohit Sharma’s Daughter:
On December 30, 2022, Rohit Sharma became a father as his wife Ritika gave birth to a baby girl, whom they later named Samaira. During Samaira’s birth, Rohit was in Australia for the 2018-19 Border-Gavaskar Trophy. However, after receiving the good news, he returned to India to be with his wife.
List of centuries by Rohit Sharma in the ODIs;
|2. 101*||Sri Lanka||Won|
|5. 264||Sri Lanka||Won|
|12. 124*||Sri Lanka||Won|
|13. 104||Sri Lanka||Won|
|15. 147||New Zealand||Won|
|16. 208*||Sri Lanka||Won|
|17. 115||South Africa||Won|
|20. 152*||West Indies||Won|
|21. 162||West Indies||Won|
|23. 122*||South Africa||Won|
|27. 103||Sri Lanka||Won|
|28. 159||West Indies||Won|
|30. 101||New Zealand||Won|
|Centuries in the Test Matches|
|1. 177||West Indies||won|
|2. 111*||West Indies||won|
|3. 102*||Sri Lanka||Won|
|4. 176||South Africa||Won|
|5. 127||South Africa||Won|
|6. 212||South Africa||Won|
|Centuries in the T-20 (International)|
|1. 106||South Africa||Lost|
|2. 118||Sri Lanka||Won|
|4. 111*||West Indies||Won|