, Sharma has spent his entire domestic first-class career at Mumbai. When joining the campaign Sharma said, "I have been a member of PETA and when I was informed about the cause, I thought it is my duty to join the anti-poaching drive. Rohit's 264 contained 33 boundaries and 9 sixes. Records of Rohit Sharma in the ODIs are; 1. The number of sixes hit by Rohit Sharma in all international matches on Indian soil.  In January 2020, Sharma was named as the ODI Player of the Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC).  Mumbai went on to win the tournament with Sharma scoring a half-century (57) in his second innings in the final against Bengal. Rohit Sharma 's 209 is the sixth highest ODI score. Even so, his captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, showed faith in him and his career was revived in 2013.  In his career spanning 11 years, Sharma has endorsed many other brands including Maggi, Fair and Lovely, Lay's, Nissan, energy drink Relentless, Nasivion nasal spray, Aristocrat by VIP Industries, Adidas and Oppo mobiles. Till date, in the 50-over format, only 8 double hundreds have been scored and Rohit owns 3 of them.  On 13 November 2014, playing against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, Sharma broke the world record for the highest score in a one-day international innings with 264 from 173 deliveries. Rohit Sharma 264 Runs Full Highlight India vs SriLanka 3rd ODI . His coach at the camp was Dinesh Lad who asked him to change his school to Swami Vivekanand International School where Lad was the coach and which had better cricket facilities.  On 8 July 2018, during a series in England, Sharma became the second Indian batsman, after Virat Kohli, to score 2,000 runs in a Twenty20 international career. On today’s date, the Indian vice-captain in limited-overs has 3 ODI double hundreds to his name but, as they say, the first one always remains special. , On 5 October 2019, during a Test match against South Africa, Sharma became the first batsman to score two centuries in a match on his first appearance as an opening batsman. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, On November 2, 2013: Rohit Sharma scored 209 against Australia. I'm looking forward to the West Indies series now and I didn't know about the 16 sixes record.”. He is the third-highest century Scorer (29) Indian in the ODIs after the Sachin and Virat Kohli. Rohit Sharma, is the highest individual scorer in ODI history with a score of 264. In December 2009, he made his highest career score of 309 (not out) in the Ranji Trophy against Gujarat. , Sharma joined the IPL in 2008 when he was signed by the Deccan Chargers franchise, based in Hyderabad, for the sum of US$750,000 a year. Smart Stats. It was his 22nd century in one-day internationals. Starting with Rohit Sharmaâs best inning against the MS Dhoni-led outfit, Chennai Super Kings, Sharma registered hisâ¦ Sensational Rohit Sharma's 209 sets up to India comprehensive 57-run victory over Australia, despite a Glenn Maxwell - Shane Watson's assault and James Faulkner's fastest century and clinch the seven-match series with 3-2 in the high-scoring epic game of â¦ In his place, Sharma was named the Indian team captain for the first time in his career and India under his leadership won the series 2–1, their eighth consecutive series win since defeating Zimbabwe in June 2016. I was fascinated to have a look at Sudan (the last northern white rhino) and the sniffer dogs who catch hold of the poachers". What remained a record until June 18, 2019, Rohit Sharma hit 16 sixes in an ODI innings to reach his first double hundred as he scored 209 against Australia in Bangalore on this day 7 years ago. The special innings also included 12 boundaries and Rohit won the Man of the Match as India took the game by 57 runs and the 7-match series by 3-2. Ravi Singh, the CEO and Secretary General of WWF-India, said about the association with Sharma: "We are encouraged that sportsmen like Rohit are coming forward to support the call for conservation. Rohit Sharma is an Indian cricketer who has represented the national team since 2007. On February 24, 2010, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar scored the first-ever double hundred in One Day Internationals as he remained unbeaten on 200* against South Africa in Gwalior. He followed it up with a world-record score â¦ So for four years I didn't pay a penny, and did well in my cricket". , In November 2013, during Sachin Tendulkar's farewell series, Sharma made his Test debut at Eden Gardens in Kolkata against the West Indies and scored 177, the second-best score on debut by an Indian behind Shikhar Dhawan (187).  In the first match at Queen's Park Oval, he scored 68 (not out) from 75 balls with three fours and a six. Sharma recollects, "I told him I couldn't afford it, but he got me a scholarship. Sharma was raised by his grandparents and uncles in Borivali because of his father's low income. 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He was number seven in the batting order but did not bat as India won the game by 9 wickets. , In October 2019, in the third Test against South Africa, Sharma scored his 2,000th run and his first double century in Tests. Rohit Sharmaâs 209: The talent enters the league of bigwigs but more tales remain to be scripted Rohit and Dhawan have built 100-run stand many a times, six to be precise.  He was the fifth batsman worldwide to achieve the feat: the others besides Kohli were Brendon McCullum, Martin Guptill and Shoaib Malik. We believe that his dynamic personality combined with his performance and dependability on the field represents the values that CEAT believes in. In his column for The Times of India in November 2018, Gavaskar said:. He would visit his parents, who lived in a single-room house in Dombivli, only during weekends. although he did not make the final squad. “I didn't really think of the 200 initially.  He followed it up with 111 (not out) in the second Test at his home ground, the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. If Rohit can turn his white ball exploits into red ball cricket, he will be the most destructive batsman in the world after Viv Richards and Virender Sehwag.  After that, however, his ODI performances suffered a downturn and he lost his middle-order position to Suresh Raina. Later, Virat Kohli took his position as the reserve batsman. When supporting the cause Sharma said, "Sterilisation is important because I feel that if we can stop (the homeless-animal crisis), there will be control of population among the street dogs". With that, he became the second Indian cricketer to have scored centuries in all three formats of international cricket. 3 ODI double-hundreds by Rohit Sharma when nobody has even 2. The highest individual score of Rohit Sharma is 264 in the ODI.  He has a younger brother, Vishal Sharma. Sharma also said to his Twitter followers: "All proceeds from your purchases would go to an animal charity of my choice". Rohit Sharma lit up Eden Gardens on November 13, 2014 as he posted the highest ODI score for a batsman in the history of the game. * Rohit Sharma became the 3rd batsman to score double hundred in One-day international cricket history after Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag. , Sharma scored his maiden ODI half-century (52) against Pakistan at Jaipur on 18 November 2007 and was selected for the Indian squad going to the 2007–08 Commonwealth Bank Series in Australia. You never know, even 380 wasn't looking comfortable,” Man of the Match and Series, Rohit Sharma had said after the game as India (383/6) beat Australia (326) in Bangalore. Rohit Sharma had brought up his maiden ODI double hundred -- 209 against Australia in Bengaluru in 2013. Rohit first broke through the mystical 200 mark with a score of 209 against Australia in Bengaluru in 2013 and he followed it up with a staggering score of 264 against Sri Lanka in 2014, which remains a world record. Only two years hence, in the year 2013, would Rohit Sharma become the third batsman to reach the 200-mark in ODIs. After getting in touch with WWF I learnt that 82% of the world’s rhinos reside in India and I am honoured to be WWF-India’s rhino ambassador to spread awareness and do my bit to contribute to the protection and survival of the rhino and help make this world a better place for them".  Under his leadership, Mumbai have won the IPL in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020; they also won the former Champions League Twenty20 competition in 2013. Rohit became the 14th Indian to score a century on Test debut. 2. As the world and I mourned for my fallen friend Sudan, I researched the best way for me to help prevent something like this happening and the best way I know how is to create awareness.  He had a run of poor form in South Africa just before the 2011 World Cup and as a consequence he was left out of India's squad for the tournament. He is the vice-captain of the Indian national team in limited-overs formats. Rohit’s 16 sixes in one ODI innings remained a record until England’s limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan (71-ball 148) smashed 17 maximums against Afghanistan in Machester, during the 2019 World Cup. , As of 11 January 2021, Sharma had played in 365 international matches (33 Test, 224 ODI, 108 T20I) and scored 39 centuries (6 Test, 29 ODI, 4 T20I). , Sharma's good form continued and, later in the year against Australia, he scored 141 (not out) in Jaipur. He is the official Rhino Ambassador for WWF-India and is a member of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). the second highest individual score in a List A match. , On 2 October 2015, during the South African tour of India, Sharma scored 106 in the first Twenty20 international at HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala. No other batsman in this list has scored an ODI double hundred more than once. He is the vice-captain of the Indian national team in limited-overs formats. SCORECARD: All the numbers from Rohit's â¦ , This article is about the cricketer born in 1987. In the following year, on December 8, Indian batting legend Virender Sehwag stunned one and all with 219 against West Indies in Indore. , Sharma joined a cricket camp in 1999 with his uncle's money. Sharma is noted for his philanthropic activities and promotes various causes such as animal welfare, health, and children. Back in 2014, Rohit Sharma smashed the highest individual ODI score (264) against Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens. c (sub)M Henriques b C McKay. Rohit Sharma hit 16 sixes in this match, a new world record (Previous record - Shane Watson - 15 sixes). And Rohit Sharma ensured the prophecy came true, as he went on to score 264 runs. 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