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Rohit Sharma turns 33 | Happy Birthday Hitman!!

One of the modern-day greats on the cricket field, Rohit Sharma turns 33 today. Enjoy this birthday special edition and get to know more about the birthday boy.

Last updated: 30.04.2020
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Thirty-Three years back, on the very date, one of the future cricketing greats of the country was born.  The boy worked hard towards his passion and is now undoubtedly one of the best cricketers and an inspiration to many.

Rohit Sharma, one of the best opening batsmen of India, has been carrying the hopes of millions of people time and again. Hitman has been playing in the international arena for more than a decade now. And no wonder, every time he steps on the field, he makes sure he entertains everyone with his aggressive batting, magnificent sixes,  calm attitude, and mind-blowing captaincy. His captaincy skills are best put to use and is appreciated by all during the Indian Premier League every year. He is undoubtedly one of the best IPL captains. Every year, during the summer, the right-handed batsman has been celebrating his birthday amid several high-pressure situations. However, this year he has got a rare chance to celebrate his birthday with his family.

As the clock ticked 12, cricket fans and fraternities have been pouring lots of love and birthday wishes through social media.

The birthday boy had made remarkable achievements in the early stage of his international career yet he got the biggest breakthrough after opening for India in 2013.

Making the optimum use of this opportunity, Rohit played a major role in winning the Champions Trophy 2013. After that, there has been no looking back.

He has been both criticized and backed by many in his earlier stages. His sheer hard work has made him reach this level. From a struggling yet talented cricketer to Hitman, his journey has been a rollercoaster ride.

With numerous records to his name, this man stands as an inspiration to many youths in India.

He is the only cricketer in the world to hit 3 double hundreds in ODI cricket. He hit 5 World Cup hundreds in 2019 in just 9 matches. He is also an outstanding Mumbai Indians' captain with the most number of IPL titles. He has hit the most number of sixes in T20s in the world - 147. Like wine, Hitman has just got better with age. In the last three years, he had hit 217 sixes.

2019 has been a great year for Rohit. His spectacular performances in IPL and World Cup had been the talk of the town. However, the year got better with him making a mark in the longest format of the game.

When cricket resumes in the country, Rohit will again be packed with a busy schedule. Recently, he told that he wants to win World Cups. More fortune and celebrations await the return of Hitman in the international space with 2 T20 World Cups and a Test series against Australia coming up next in line.

Rohit Sharma has been keen on his fitness routine during the lockdown. He has also been spending an ample amount of time on social media's going live, engaging in conversations with other cricketers, and interacting with his fans. He is also spending a lot of time with his wife Ritika and daughter Samaira. He also revealed earlier that household chores have now become a part of his routine.

Out of the park sixes, Double hundreds, Mesmerising captaincy decisions, more and more half-centuries and centuries are the top few things that best describe the birthday boy. With the internet filled with wishes and love, we also wish Rohit Sharma more success and happiness in the future!!

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