Detail of action: Rohit Sharma, right-handed batsman of Indian cricket team


Detail of action Rohit Sharma, right-handed batsman of Indian cricket team

  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5’7”
  • Job: Right-handed batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler
  • Debut: Ireland vs India at Belfast, 2007
  • Matches: 127
  • Runs: 3890
  • Average: 38.90
  • Strike rate: 81.55
  • Fifties: 23
  • Hundreds: 6

Attitude: Despite loads of talent, Rohit look six long years to turn his promise into performance. Tends to fade away after playing a phenomenal innings.

Capability: His malleable wrists make batting look easy. Does have a sharp eye which gives him that bit of extra time to play his elegant shots.

What it takes: Has the ability to pierce fields with his supple wrists. Backs himself to clear the ropes. Difficult batsman to contain.

Jersey number: 45, used to wear 77 on Dhoni’s advice but switched to 45 after consulting a numerologist.

His importance: Has added another bow to his string by opting to open. Has recorded two double hundreds in the ODI format which is a world record. Once in the groove, he looks to bat till the very end which ensures a healthy team total.



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