When joining the campaign Sharma said, "I have been a member of PETA and when I was informed about the cause, I thought it is my duty to join the anti-poaching drive. [5] He usually fields in the slips and says this is a part of his game on which he works very hard for improvement. The stadium seats 30,000. [104] He laid the foundation stone for a cricket stadium in the presence of spiritual master Kamlesh D. Patel (known as Daaji) at the Heartfulness Institute in Hyderabad. Rohit Gurunath Sharma was born in 1987 in Maharashtra. According to Virat "My father was my biggest support. Melania walks away as Donald Trump stops to pose at Florida airport. [29], On 15 April 2019, Sharma was appointed vice-captain of India's squad for the 2019 tournament in England. [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. Dhawan also holds the record for most runs in a calendar year in Twenty20 International cricket (689). 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. He has worked with PETA in its campaign to raise awareness of the plight of homeless cats and dogs in India. ... Rohit is 102 runs away from becoming the third batsman to reach 5,000 IPL runs after Kohli and Suresh Raina. Even so, his captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, showed faith in him and his career was revived in 2013. 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. When Viru used to get out looking to hit another delivery out of the park, there used to be consternation around the ground, just like it is when Rohit gets out to a seemingly casual shot. Sharma has 4,898 with one century and is the third highest run scorer after Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? [48] On 13 November 2014, playing against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, Sharma broke the world record for the highest score in a one-day international innings with 264 from 173 deliveries. [62] In the next match of the series, he became the first male cricketer for India to play in 100 T20Is. [39] [40] After that, however, his ODI performances suffered a downturn and he lost his middle-order position to Suresh Raina. 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. It was his 200th innings. Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian international cricketer. 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. [80] In the same series, he broke Shimron Hetmyer's record for the highest number of sixes in a Test series. Rohit Sharma’s mother belongs to Visakhapatnam. He was 71. However, we have a request for those who can afford to subscribe: please do. [17], As of 11 January 2021, Sharma had played in 365 international matches (33 Test, 224 ODI, 108 T20I) and scored 39 centuries (6 Test, 29 ODI, 4 T20I). 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". 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. Printable version | Jan 24, 2021 3:38:33 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/Gurunath-Kulkarni-dead/article15516876.ece. 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. [102], In 2018 on "World Rhino Day", Sharma was announced as the WWF-India Rhino Ambassador. [16] In October 2013, upon the retirement of Ajit Agarkar, he was appointed team captain ahead of the 2013–14 season. Proceeds from your purchases would go to an animal charity of my choice.... Capitals in the World 's biggest collection of ideas just seven years old, passed away on Wednesday were... Keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news operations. 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