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One of the highest celebrated personalities in India, Rohit Sharma is a right-handed batsman of the Indian cricket team and the current captain of Mumbai Indians.
Aged 29, born on 30 April 1987 and zodiacally a Taurus, he has a decent body with 34’’ chest, 30’’ waist and 13.5’’ biceps. He is 5’ 9’’ tall and weighs 69 kg.
After a bit of a low in his career initially, Rohit stamped himself as a permanent fixture in the Indian team after he scored two consecutive centuries in his first two Test matches against West Indies in 2013.
He is the highest individual scorer of ODI runs in an innings (264) which he hit at the famous Eden Gardens in Kolkata and till date the only player to have scored two double hundreds in ODI cricket. He also has a unique record of hitting maximum fours and sixes in an ODI innings- 33 and 16 respectively. In the international cricket career spanning 9 years, he has scored 5, 131 ODI runs as on Feb 2017 in 153 matches with a decent average of above 41.
According to Forbes 2015, Rohit is ranked 12th overall in the Top 100 celebrities in India and 8th in terms of fame.
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