Rohit Sharma has made a different and special identity in the Indian Cricket by his superb and remarkable games. Here are some interesting and magnificent facts and records that are knocked out by Hitman’s willow.
1 The Beginning
Rohit Sharma can fluently converse in four languages- English, Hindi, Marathi and Telugu.His maternal place is Vishakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.Rohit Sharma began his career as an Off-Spinner.Rohit Sharma Idol -Virender Sehwag
2 Three double Tons in ODI history
Rohit Sharma is the only batsman who has scored three double centuries in the One-day Internationals history. Hitman’s first double century of his One-Day carrier was against Australia in Bangalore in the year 2009. After that, on 14th November 2014, Rohit write the history with his willow with his unbeaten 264 runs knock against the Sri-Lanka at the Eden Garden, Kolkata. Apart from this Rohit Sharma scored his third double (208) century in 2017 in Mohali, once again Sri-Lanka team.
3 Highest Individual Score in ODI History
Rohit Sharma has scored not one, not two but three double tons in ODI history. Rohit’s second double ton against the Sri Lankan team, at the Eden garden, Kolkata in 2014 is the biggest individual score of IDIs cricket (264).
4 IPL Second Richest Player
Rohit Sharma has one of the most lucrative journeys to the 13th season of the Indian Premier League. He is the second player to enter the IPL Moneyball 100cr salary club. According to the professional sports’ salary calculator Moneyball he had earned the total IPL Salary INR 122cr. Thus he stands 2nd in the list of Top 10 earners of IPL.
5 Rohit Sharma has scored a century in his Test cricket debut
Rohit Sharma is also among the batsman who have scored a century during their debut match in Test Cricket. Rohit scored 177 runs at the Eden garden ion debut against the West Indies in November 2013.
6 First batsman to score 3 centuries in all formats
Hitman also became the first batsman to score 3 centuries each in all three forms of international cricket. No other Batsman has achived this milestone in the International Cricket.
7 Incredible 2019 World Cup performance
Rohit Sharma has finished at the top of the highest run scorer list of ICC World Cup 2019 with 648 runs. Rohit Sharma also tops the list of most boundaries in World Cup 2019 with 81 boundaries comprising 67 fours and 14 sixes. Rohit Sharma scored 648 runs from India's 10 matches in the current World Cup, becoming the second Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to score 600 plus runs in a single World Cup. Sharma reached the milestone with his record fifth world cup century