Cassian Baliarsingh

Only a few names shine as bright as Rohit Sharma's in cricket history. The ‘Hitman’ of Indian cricket celebrates his birthday today. As the India captain turns a year older today, the cricketing world celebrates the journey of this batting maestro.

As Rohit celebrates his birthday today, let’s take a look into his glorious cricket career from being a U-19 player to becoming the captain of Team India. 

His illustrious career spanning over a decade has seen some remarkable achievements and unforgettable moments. From being a promising talent to one of the most loved cricketers in the game, Rohit’s evolution has been nothing short of extraordinary.

In his total 472 matches, he has scored 18,820 international runs with 48 international hundreds. He is the only cricketer to score three ODI double hundreds. After making his international cricket debut in 2007, the Hitman swiftly made his mark with a string of impressive performances. His ability to play exceptional shots and bat with grace is a treat to watch for every cricket lover.

Over the years, he has earned a reputation as one of the finest batsmen of his generation. Who can forget his tremendous contribution in all the matches in the 2019 ICC Men’s World Cup although India lost to New Zealand in the semi-finals.

Sharma hit five centuries, the most by any player in a single World Cup and his highest score was an impressive 140 against Pakistan. He scored a total of 648 runs in 9 matches at an average of 81.00.

On his 37th birthday, the cricketing fraternity joins together to celebrate his extraordinary journey.