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Rohit Sharma: Mumbai to Cricketing Stardom


Famous Personalities  •  24 Jul, 2023  •  3,324 Views  •  ⭐ 5.0

Written by Shivani Chourasia


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Cricket, a sport synonymous with passion, dedication, and immense talent, has seen its fair share of legends. Among the modern-day greats stands Rohit Sharma, often dubbed the 'Hitman' for his knack for scoring big runs and making them look effortlessly stylish. Here's a deep dive into the journey of this prodigious talent and his indomitable mark on international cricket.

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Early Days and Rise

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Born on April 30, 1987, in Bansod, Nagpur, Maharashtra, Rohit's cricketing journey began in the bustling city of Mumbai. Early on, his coaches recognized the unique talent he possessed. Making his mark in the domestic circuit playing for Mumbai, it didn't take long before he was donning the Indian blue.

Rohit made his debut for the Indian team in the T20 format during the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007. His ODI debut followed soon after. However, it was a testing period for him, filled with inconsistent performances and the challenges of establishing himself in a star-studded lineup.

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Transformation into an Opener

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For the first few years of his international career, Rohit played in the middle order. But everything changed in 2013 when he was asked to open the innings alongside Shikhar Dhawan during the Champions Trophy. The move was a masterstroke. Rohit not only found his groove but also began churning out big scores with astonishing regularity.

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