Rohit stayed away from father for cricket, even sold milk to buy kit, childhood friend told the story of struggle
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Rohit even sold milk to buy a cricket kit in his early days.
New Delhi. Rohit Sharma is the captain of Team India today. He is counted among the best batsmen of the world. Rohit has a record of hitting 3 double centuries in ODI cricket. Along with international cricket, Rohit is also a big name in IPL. He has won the IPL title not one or two, but the entire 5 times. Today Rohit whose sting is ringing in cricket. Sometimes used to yearn for pie-pie. This has been revealed by former cricketer Pragyan Ojha who played IPL with him. Pragyan Ojha told in an interview to Geo Cinema that Rohit Sharma has struggled a lot in his life.
Pragyan Ojha, who played age group cricket with former Indian spinner and Rohit Sharma, said that Rohit belonged to a middle class family. According to media reports, Rohit’s father’s earning was not much. Therefore, to fulfill his dream of becoming a cricketer, Rohit lived with his grandfather. Very few people probably know that Rohit even sold milk to buy a cricket kit.
Rohit has been an aggressive batsman since childhood: Pragyan
Pragyan Ojha told, “When I met Rohit Sharma for the first time in the Under-15 National Camp, everyone said that he is a very special player. I played a lot of cricket with him. Took his wicket too. Rohit’s style was like a boy from Thed Mumbai. He didn’t speak much. But, used to bat aggressively. I used to be surprised about the fact that she did not even know me. Still why were you so aggressive with me. However, slowly our friendship started growing.
‘Rohit even sold milk for cricket kit’
Pragyan further said, “He (Rohit) belonged to a middle class family. I remember once we were talking about the cricket kit, he got emotional. Then he told me that he had delivered milk packets door-to-door to buy cricket kits. This was a long time ago. Today, when I look at this point, I feel proud of where our journey started and where it has reached.
Rohit Sharma’s friend did not get emotional at all on debut, pain was sitting in his heart, probably he was angry with the selectors!
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Rohit has come a long way in the Indian cricket team. Today he is counted among the most dangerous opening batters in the world. He is the only player who has scored 3 double centuries in ODIs. He has won the IPL title 5 times to Mumbai Indians. Rohit will be seen in action in IPL 2023. He will captain Mumbai Indians. In the first match of the league, Mumbai Indians will face RCB on 2 April.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 29, 2023, 06:28 IST