Rohit Sharma is the new kid on the block. A rising star as seen by many rohit was born on April 30 1987. A mumbaikar by birth, rohit's talent was recognised by the national team at a tender age of 20. He did his schooling and junior college in mumbai where he played his cricket and impressed one and all.
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Career so far
Rohit sharma played his first international ODI in 2007 against ireland. However he did not bat in that match. He scored his first fifty against pakistan. Sharma has so far played only 15 ODI's. In those 15, the most significant contribution of rohit sharma was in the CB series where he scored 2 fifties including a 66 in the finals. That innings was a partnership with <a href="/node/63771">sachin tendulkar</a> and sharma considers it his best innings so far.
Rohit Sharma in 20-20
In t-20 world cup it was sharma's contribution that saw india out of troubles in many games. Against south africa india were 60-4 when rohit stepped in. He made a decent 50 that saw india win the game. Sharma's technique became the talking point that has seen him get selected to the india squad. He is seen by many as a played for the long term.