India opener and some of the absolute best white-ball batsmen of all-time, Rohit Sharma celebrates his 33rd birthday on Thursday (April 30). The proper-handed batsman, who began his world profession in June 2007, witnessed an enormous turnaround in his profession after he was once requested to open the innings for India throughout the 2013 Champions Trophy. Since then the Hitman – as Rohit is popularly known as – has succeeded in scoring 3 double loads in ODIs, 4 centuries in T20Is and he’s additionally the primary participant to hit dual loads in his debut look as a Take a look at opening batsman.
At the instance of Rohit’s 33rd birthday, let’s check out some fascinating statistics from his skilled profession:
1. Rohit scored 3 of his six loads within the International Cups whilst chasing; probably the most selection of centuries via any participant in International Cup chases.
2. Rohit could also be the primary participant to hit a hat-trick of ODI centuries in England as he scored centuries in each and every of India’s closing 3 league degree suits of the CWC 2019.
3. Rohit scored six centuries 2019 International Cup as an opener; probably the most ODI CWC heaps for someone as an opener.
4. Rohit scored 648 runs within the 2019 International Cup that are probably the most selection of runs scored via any participant throughout the league segment of a International Cup.
5. Rohit was once the primary participant to achieve one among his centuries in all of the 3 codecs of the sport via hitting a six. The Indian opener has reached 3 ODI heaps, two centuries in Take a look at cricket and a T20I hundred via hitting a six.
6. In his first-ever Take a look at fit as an opener, Rohit scored a complete of 303 runs with two centuries to transform the primary participant to attain dual centuries in his debut Take a look at as an opener.
7. Rohit’s batting moderate was once over 50 in each calendar yr between 2013 and 2019 in ODI cricket. No different participant in has scored 500+ runs in ODI historical past in additional than 5 consecutive calendar years whilst averaging 50 and extra.
8. In 2019, Rohit scored ten centuries which got here towards seven other combatants, thus turning into the primary participant to attain centuries towards 7 other groups in a calendar yr.
9. Rohit is the one participant to have registered a 50+ ranking in 10 other international locations. Rohit has a minimum of one 50+ ranking in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, South Africa, England, Australia, New Zealand, West Indies, Eire and the US.
10. Rohit is the one Indian opener to have scored centuries in all 3 codecs of Global Cricket.