Who said 13 is an unlucky figure? Try telling that too Rohit Sharma who has had a stellar year.
Who said 13 is an unlucky figure? Try telling that too Rohit Sharma who has had a stellar year. Debutant Rohit Sharma struck a century (127*) and rescued India from 83 for five to 354 for six in the first innings at the close of the play on second day of the first cricket Test against West Indies at Eden Gardens. He has now become the 14th Indian to score a ton on debut. Here are some more for you to add to your trivia-
Double ton (3rd Indian to score 200 in ODI)
A blitzkrieg of sorts, Rohit Sharma unleashed an array of shots that left the Aussie bowlers huffing and puffing and went on to score a magnificent double hundred (209) in the 7th ODI at Bengaluru. Sharma overtook legendary Sachin Tendulkar and is now the 3rd Indian to score this feat, others being Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag.
Captained and led Mumbai Indians to both IPL & CLT20
He wouldn’t get any good scripts than these as Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians did the double as they went on to win the IPL and CLT20 2013 titles. (A sort of Bayern Munich virtuoso)
Broke Shane Watson’s record on number of sixes in a match (17 sixes)
In the recently concluded India-Australia series, Rohit Sharma broke another record – smashed 17 sixes in the 7th ODI breaking the record that was held by Aussie Shane Watson (16).
Appointed as the skipper of Mumbai Ranji team
After former skipper Ajit Agarkar called it a day, MCA passed the skipper baton onto Rohit Sharma to take over as Mumbai Ranji team captain. He will lead them for the 2013-14 season.