Rohit Sharma is among India’s best cricket players in the history of cricket. It is believed that Rohit Sharma must be part of the list if we mention the great batsmen in cricket history. While batting, he looks very relaxed and alert. Rohit Gurunath Sharma is his full name, and people love to call him Hitman and Ro Hit.
Check some unknown truths about Rohit Sharma
1) Comes from an impoverished background. His mother was a housewife and his dad was a transport business.
2) Rohit’s family burden dropped in her early years when Rohit’s father Gurunath Sharma lost his job in a carriage firm.
3) His uncle, as well as other friends, spent little money sending him back in the year 1999 to the cricket academy.
4) His mother never wanted to turn him into a cricketer. She wanted to study him in a good way. But Rohit decided to follow his passion.
5) Rohit Sharma can speak English, Marathi, Telugu, and Hindi fluently.
6) Rohit Sharma started his career as an off-spinner. His trainer Dinesh Lad, father of Mumbai’s co-worker Sidhesh Lad, saw Rohit as a cricket maker and turned him into a batsman.
7) Rohit Sharma wasn’t stable financially. So, looking at his willingness to play cricket, he was granted a scholarship in the school.
8) Rohit after bunking his school once met the Indian cricket maker Virender Sehwag, his batting idol.
9) While Rohit Sharma is a vegetarian, he loves eggs but consumes them just outside his home. Once his friend challenged him to consume 45 eggs, he won the challenge without effort.
Here are few more facts you need to know about the Hit-Man
10) The best time of his father was in 2007 when Rohit batted a 6 and scored about 50 races for the first inning of a match T20.
11) Rohit Sharma is a Manchester United’s passionate fan.
12) Sharma is the second Indian in the history of the ICC World Cup to score a century in the knockout game. In 2003, Sourav Ganguly was the first to do this against Kenya.
13) Rohit Sharma is one of four IPL champions with two separate teams (Deccan Chargers and Mumbai Indians). The other three players are Yusuf Pathan, Pragyan Ojha, and Lakshmipathy Balaji.
14) Virat Kohli has already shown that Rohit is also someone who loves sleeping amongst Indian Cricket team members.
15) He has proudly achieved ODI’s highest single score – 264. He’s the only batsman in the world who twice in ODI’s has exceeded 200 points.
16) After a six-year relationship, he married Ritika Sajdeh on 13 December 2015. Ritika is Yuvraj Singh’s rakhi niece.