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. [68], 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. It’s a support for truth and fairness in journalism. Among Indian batsmen, Kohli has the best ever Test rating, ODI rating and T20I rating. 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. 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He is known for his successful and crucial knocks in ICC Tournaments. A right-handed top-order batsman, Iyer has played One Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals for the India national cricket team. [63], In November 2020, Sharma was nominated for the ICC Men's ODI and T20I Cricketer of the Decade awards. It was his 22nd century in one-day internationals. The South Africa cricket team toured India in September and October 2019 to play three Tests and three Twenty20 International (T20I) matches. Like Virender Sehwag before him, he is unstoppable once he gets going and like Viru he has an appetite for big hundreds. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed the full dates in September 2017. [5] He usually fields in the slips and says this is a part of his game on which he works very hard for improvement. [31] [32] In the match against Sri Lanka, he became the first batsman to score five centuries in the same World Cup tournament, [33] and equalled Tendulkar's record for the most centuries in all World Cup matches. Kapil Sharma, Chandan Prabhakar and others mourn the death of Pakistani stand-up comedian Amanullah Khan; Naagin 4's Nia Sharma bids farewell to her … Actress Sridevi passed away on February 24 in Dubai. Rohit Sharma passed 5,000 runs in the Indian Premier League as Mumbai Indians returned to winning ways in style, recording a 48-run victory over Kings XI Punjab in Abu Dhabi. [36], 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. Sharma scored 330 runs in the tournament with one century, a score of 137 in the quarter-final tie against Bangladesh. Rohit Gurunath Sharma (born 30 April 1987) is an Indian international cricketer who plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket and captains Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League as a right-handed batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler. 26 Dec, 2018, 12.11 PM IST ... Proctor and Gamble signs on Anushka Sharma as new brand ambassador for Pantene 23 Jul, 2015, 10.44 AM IST ... Sharma's price for a day's work comes to about Rs 1 crore. [8], Sharma joined a cricket camp in 1999 with his uncle's money. [26], In October 2019, in the third Test against South Africa, Sharma scored his 2,000th run and his first double century in Tests. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. This was part of the 2007 Future Cup competition which also involved South Africa. [5] He is the only player to have scored three double-centuries in this form of international cricket. 165. In December 2009, following his triple century in the Ranji Trophy, he was recalled to the ODI team for the tri-nations tournament in Bangladesh as Tendulkar opted to rest in the series. His funeral will be held on Thursday. The South African cricket team toured India from 29 September to 7 December 2015. [44], Sharma was recalled to the limited-overs squad for the tour of the West Indies in June and July 2011. The pairing was a success and India won the competition, defeating hosts England in the final. [69] In the 2011 auction, he was sold for US$2 million to the Mumbai Indians. As of 1825 GMT on Friday, 2,000,066 people have died of the virus since it first emerged in China in late 2019, according to the count based on official figures provided by authorities. Anushka Sharma instantly was noticed when she was cast opposite Shah Rukh Khan in her debut film Rab Ne Bana De Jodi. Dhoni decided to move him up the batting order to open the innings with Shikhar Dhawan in the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. The T20I series was drawn 1–1, with the third match called off due to a wet outfield. Outside cricket, Sharma is an active supporter of animal welfare campaigns. [30] In the opening match against South Africa, he scored 122, including his 12,000th run in international cricket. The file is in document format for easy download. c.Rupa Gurunath / रूपा गुरुनाथ ... / Yasuhiro Nakasone recently passed away, he was the Former PM of which country? An advocate by profession, he practiced in the Bombay High Court and was active in the social sphere in his native Malvan in the Konkan region. The original schedule had the tour consisting of three Tests, five One Day Internationals (ODIs) and one Twenty20 International (T20I) match starting in February 2018. [39] [40] After that, however, his ODI performances suffered a downturn and he lost his middle-order position to Suresh Raina. As of 19 Aug 2017 it has hosted 1 Test and 19 ODIs. Your support for our journalism is invaluable. [61], In November 2019, in the opening match of the series against Bangladesh, Sharma became the most-capped cricketer for India in T20Is, playing in his 99th match. The Sri Lanka cricket team toured India from 30 October to 16 November 2014 for five One Day Internationals (ODIs) after the abandonment of the West Indies tour of India due to a pay dispute. He was the former President of which of the following countries? Cheteshwar Pujara and Ravindra Jadeja made their debuts in the same match. [78] In January 2020, Sharma was named as the ODI Player of the Year by the International Cricket Council (ICC). His father was a caretaker of a transport firm storehouse. Rishabh Rajendra Pant is a professional Indian cricketer who plays for India, Delhi, and the Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League. [60] He was the fifth batsman worldwide to achieve the feat: the others besides Kohli were Brendon McCullum, Martin Guptill and Shoaib Malik. According to Firstpost, Meiyappan made around 25 lakhs on the first game … [66] [67] He is currently (July 2019) one of ten players who have scored 4,000 career runs in the competition. The Test series will form part of the inaugural 2019–21 ICC World Test Championship(WTC), and the ODI series formed part of the inaugural 2020–23 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League(WCSL). In the third match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua, he scored a matching-winning 86 off 91 balls after India had been reduced to 92 for 6. I was fascinated to have a look at Sudan (the last northern white rhino) and the sniffer dogs who catch hold of the poachers". 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". 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. 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". [54] At Delhi on 13 March 2019, in the fifth and final match of a home series against Australia, Sharma scored 56 including his 8,000th run in one-day internationals. [6] His father Gurunath Sharma worked as a caretaker of a transport firm storehouse. A one-stop-shop for seeing the latest updates, and managing your preferences. Viral video ... till Rohit Sharma broke it during a 2019 series with his 37. Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian international cricketer. His father, Gurunath Sharma, was employed with a transport company, while his mother, Purnima, is a housewife. [66], Sharma is considered an aggressive batsman but with style and elegance. Sharma also said to his Twitter followers: "All proceeds from your purchases would go to an animal charity of my choice". [77], Sharma holds the world record for the highest individual score by a batsman playing in a one-day international match, having scored 264 against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, on 13 November 2014. Sharma is noted for his philanthropic activities and promotes various causes such as animal welfare, health, and children. He played for the Indian Under-17 and Under-19 teams before making his first-class debut for Delhi in November 2004. [74] [75], Sunil Gavaskar considers Sharma to have a batting style similar to those of Virender Sehwag and Viv Richards. [18], 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). India won the ODI series 4–1 and returned to the top of the ICC ODI Championship. Rohit Sharma’s Family. [81], Sharma married Ritika Sajdeh in December 2015. [102], In 2018 on "World Rhino Day", Sharma was announced as the WWF-India Rhino Ambassador. That's what got me to Nairobi. Coincidentally, all three highest run chases had come against Australia. The remaining players for New Zealand's ODI and T20I squads were named on 14 October 2017. The standout performer in both the limited overs series and the T20 series has been Rohit Sharma. He excelled in the Harris and Giles Shield school cricket tournaments, scoring a century on debut as an opener. A left-handed opening batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler, he plays for Delhi in first-class cricket and Delhi Capitals in the IPL. Rohit Sharma was batting fluently and looked set for a big score when he decided to step down the track to […] India won the Test series while South Africa won both the ODI and T20I series. [92], Sharma has been sponsored by several brands including the Swiss watchmaker Hublot and CEAT. [59] 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. Dhawan also holds the record for most runs in a calendar year in Twenty20 International cricket (689). He used to live with his grandparents and uncles in Borivali (Mumbai). Printable version | Jan 24, 2021 3:38:33 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/Gurunath-Kulkarni-dead/article15516876.ece. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed the full dates in September 2017. 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. 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. Source: FB. [49] [50], In December 2017, India's captain Virat Kohli was rested for the series against Sri Lanka, in preparation for India's tour to South Africa, which began in the first week of January 2018. He got me a scholarship on 25 September 2017 ODI runs is in gurunath sharma passed away interest... 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