Rohit Gurunath Sharma; the prolific opening batsman of India recently celebrated his 33rd birthday. The ‘Hitman’ without a shadow of a doubt is one of the leading batsmen in the world. The elegant right-handed batsman is known for cumulating big runs in all formats of the game and has accumulated some massive records. While many are known to his fans; there are a few unknown facts about Rohit Sharma.
His unique ability to clear the boundary at will makes him a lethal force in the world of cricket today. When he bats, the world watches and admires the quality of batsmanship that he possesses. His captaincy skills are also much talked about as he has now become the most IPL captain in history. Rohit has a sharp cricketing mind that rallies his troop beautiful when he leads his side.
His ability to understand game situations better than many captains makes him a great leader. Rohit has always been blessed with all the talent in the world and now for a good 7-8 years, he has showcased it at the biggest of the stage all around the globe.
Here are some of the most unknown facts about Rohit Sharma, who is arguably the cleanest hitter of the cricket ball at present:
10. Only India to score a 100 and pick a hattrick in the IPL
Indian Premier League has played a very key role in the development of Rohit Sharma. When he got the opportunity to rub shoulders with legends such as Sachin Tendulkar and Ricky Ponting he never looked back. He not only has the most IPL titles in history with 5 but is also the only India to score a ton and pick a hattrick.
The capable off-spinner in 2009 in the IPL picked a bowling hattrick against Mumbai Indians. Rohit smashed his only IPL ton against KKR in 2012 when he scored 109* and helped his side to a victory at Eden Gardens.