Rohit Sharma (Cricketer) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wife, Biography & More

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wife, Biography

Real Name Rohit Gurunath Sharma
Nickname Hitman, Ro, Shaana
Profession Indian Cricketer (Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 31 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
International Debut ODI- 23 June 2007 against Ireland at Belfast
Test- 6 November 2013 against West Indies at Kolkata
T20 – 19 September 2007 against England at Durban
Jersey Number #45 (India)
#45 (IPL)
Domestic/State Team Mumbai, Mumbai Indians
Nature on field Calm
Likes to play against Pakistan, Australia
Favourite Shot Pull shot
Records (main ones) • Highest individual score in an ODI match (264 runs).
• The first player to score 2 double centuries in ODIs.
• Shares the record for most number of 6s in an ODI match (16 sixes), joining AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle.
• Second Indian player after Suresh Raina to have scored a century in each of the 3 formats (Test, ODI, T20).
• Highest ODI score by a visiting batsman against Australia in Australia (171 runs).
• Third Indian player to score more than 1,000 runs against Australia in ODIs, joining Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni.
Career Turning Point His unbeaten score of 142 runs in 123 balls for West Zone against North Zone at Udaipur in the 2005 Deodhar Trophy.
Personal Life
Date of Birth 30 April 1987
Age (as in 2017) 30 Years
Birth Place Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Hometown Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
School Swami Vivekanand International School and Junior College, Mumbai
Our Lady of Vailankanni High School, Mumbai
College N/A
Educational Qualifications 12th standard
Family Father– Gurunath Sharma (Worked as a caretaker of a transportation company storehouse)
Mother– Purnima Sharma
Sister– N/A
Brother– Vishal Sharma (Younger)
Coach/Mentor Dinesh Lad
Religion Hinduism
Address A 4-BHK apartment in Ahuja Towers, Worli, Mumbai
Hobbies Travelling, watching movies, playing table tennis & video games
Controversies In the 2015 World Cup quarter-final match between India and Bangladesh, when Rubel Hossain took the wicket of Rohit Sharma, Pakistan’s umpire Aleem Dar adjudged Rubel’s full-toss as waist high ‘no-ball’. However, TV replays showed that it was a real touch-and-go situation which could have gone either way. The very next day ICC president Mustafa Kamal who criticised “poor umpiring.” ICC, however, claimed that it was a 50-50 call and umpire’s decision must be respected.
Favourite Things
Favourite Cricketers Batsman : Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag
Bowler : Harbhajan Singh
Favourite Food Aloo Parantha, Chinese cuisine, eggs
Favourite Actors Hrithik Roshan, Akshay Kumar, Saif Ali Khan
Favourite Actresses Kareena KapoorVidya BalanDeepika PadukoneMegan Fox, Blake Lively
Favourite Films Bollywood: Veer-Zara, Hera Pheri, Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander, Border
Hollywood: The Avengers, Iron Man, The Dark Night Rises
Favourite Directors David Dhawan, Priyadarshan, Imtiaz Ali, James Cameron
Favourite Songs Tere Liye Hum Hai Jiye from the film Veer-Zaara (2004), Started From The Bottom by Drake
Favourite Car Aston Martin
Favourite Hotel Long Beach Golf & Spa Resort, Mauritius
Favourite Destination New York
Girls, Family & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Sofia Hayat (Actress, rumour)
Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager)
Wife/Spouse Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager, m.2015-present)
Marriage Date 13 December 2015
Children Daughter– N/A
Son– N/A
Style Quotient
Cars Collection BMW M5 Series
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2017) RETAINER FEE: 1 crore (INR)
TEST FEE: 15 lakh (INR)
ODI FEE: 6 lakh (INR)
T20 FEE: 3 lakh (INR)
Net Worth 227 crore (INR)

Facts About Rohit Sharma

  • Does Rohit Sharma Smoke?: No
  • Does Rohit Sharma drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Rohit’s mother tongue is Telugu as he was born to a Telegu mother.
  • He was born in Nagpur, and when he was 1½ years old, his family moved to Dombivali in Mumbai’s suburbs.
  • His family’s financial condition was not good enough to provide for him and his brother, so he was sent to live with his grandparents in Borivali where he started playing ‘galli cricket.’
  • When he was in 6th standard, he joined a local club during his summer vacation, not as a batsman but as an off-spin bowler as there were too many batters.
  • His talent was first discovered by his school coach, Dinesh Lad, when he took a couple of crucial wickets in a 10-over under-12 tournament in 1999.
  • Earlier he used to bat at No. 8 or 9, as a tailender, but when his coach saw potential in his batting when Rohit was casually practicing, his coach promoted his batting order in the nets. And, for the first time he opened in an inter-school ‘Giles Shield’ tournament match, where he scored career changing 120-odd runs.
  • He once said that he struggles to bat against Brett Lee.
  • In 2009, he took an IPL hat-trick for Deccan Chargers against Mumbai Indians at Centurion, South Africa, by dismissing Abhishek Nayar, Harbhajan Singh, and Saurabh Tiwary.
  • He is a firm believer of Lord Ganesha and visits the Siddhivinayak Temple before any tour.
  • He once bunked his school to meet Virender Sehwag.
  • He is a huge fan of Real Madrid Football Club.
  • He loves to sleep a lot.
  • If not a cricketer, he would have been a real estate businessman.

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