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Hitman’s Birthday: Celebrating 37 Years of Cricket Excellence!

Hitman’s Birthday: Celebrating 37 Years of Cricket Excellence!

We take a journey down memory lane and remember some of the outstanding batter Rohit Sharma’s accomplishments as he turned 37 Today, Tuesday. Rohit, who is regarded as one of the greatest of his time, is still an outstanding batsman for India, especially when playing white-ball cricket.

Rohit Sharma was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra, on April 30, 1987, but his modest upbringing did not stop him from pursuing his goals. In a one-day international match against Ireland in 2007, he made his debut in international cricket. Following his team’s victory in the Twenty20 World Cup, MS Dhoni’s incredible performances have earned the hearts of millions of people all over the world. Sharma, who is well-known for his double-century innings in One Day Internationals, is the only player in the competition to score three pulls, an incredible accomplishment that shows his batting ability.

Rohit’s remarkable career commenced with his 2007 international debut. That same year, he made his first notable impression at the ICC T20 World Cup. His debut on the big stage was signaled by an undefeated 30 off just 16 balls in the final against archrivals Pakistan after he had earlier scored fifty against South Africa. Rohit was mainly featured in the middle-order over the next six years. But the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 turned out to be a game-changer. Alongside Shikhar Dhawan at the top of the order, he scored 177 runs at an average of 35.40 during India’s winning campaign, including two significant fifties. This change gave his batting a new dimension.

Rohit Sharma

Among Indian players, he is the sixth-highest run-scorer with 10,768, behind MS Dhoni (10599), Virat Kohli (13848), Sourav Ganguly (11,221), and Sachin Tendulkar (18426 runs). He is also the 15th-highest scorer in ODI cricket. He has the third-highest ODI ton score of any player, after Sachin (49) and Virat (50).

With his leadership abilities, Rohit has had an impact on T20 cricket. With six IPL trophies under his belt, he has been the most successful player ever. In his five IPL championships as captain of the Mumbai Indians (2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020), he has also won one as a player with the Deccan Chargers (2009).

Rohit delivered yet another masterclass at the 2023 ODI World Cup. With an incredible 597 runs, he ended as the second-highest run scorer, showing his domination on the biggest stage. Even though Rohit isn’t the captain anymore of MI, he still carries the leadership hat at MI and motivates other players with his skill and experience.

Rohit has a long way to go in his cricket career. As he marks another year of life, his reputation as a brilliant batsman and motivating leader is already well-established. He truly is a legend in the game because of his adaptability, dominance, and leadership. The cricket world is excited for Rohit’s next chapter, which is expected to be filled with more records, flashes of pure talent, and most importantly, more trophies. The T20 World Cup is ready to begin, as Rohit prepares to captain India in his third ICC competition and truly hopes to break the 11-year wait.