Rohit Sharma Birthday: What is the connection between Rohit Sharma and number 45? Check out
Rohit Sharma Birthday: Rohit Sharma has established himself as one of the greats of modern day cricket. Ever since making his Team…
Team India captain Rohit Sharma is celebrating his 36th birthday on April 30. Currently playing for the Mumbai Indians in the 2023 Indian Premier League, Rohit is the most successful captain in the tournament’s history, winning the title on five occasions. Rohit has been leading the Indian team as full-time captain since 2021, and took the side to the T20 World Cup semi-final last year.
As Rohit turned 36, a host of Indian cricketers took to their official social media profiles to wish the star opener.
Former India pace bowler Zaheer Khan, who has worked with Rohit at Mumbai Indians, wrote, “Happy Birthday Brotherman! It has been a delight watching you grow as a person, a cricketer, and as a devoted family man! Wishing you continued success in your life and career. Cheers.”
Rohit Sharma Birthday: Story behind Rohit Sharma and number 45
In a video shared by International Cricket Council (ICC) on their social media handle, Rohit Sharma revealed the reason behind his jersey number. The Mumbai Indians skipper credited his mother for the jersey number, he said, “Why I am 45? It’s just my mother likes the number. Lot of numbers were taken so I asked my mother, what number I should take? So, she said 45 will be a good number for you.” Since wearing the 45 number jersey, Rohit’s fortunes turned big time. Not only has he broken plenty of records but is also regarded as one of the deadliest batter especially in the white ball format.