Rohit Sharma's Social Media
|Full Name:||Rohit Sharma|
|Facebook Followers:||16 Millions||Twitter Followers:||16 Millons|
|Instagram Followers:||14 Millons|
Indian cricketer, Rohit Sharma is hailed as one of the best batsmen in the limited over’s cricket in the current era. The Indian cricketer holds several records to his name in international cricket and is currently serving as the vice-captain of the Indian Cricket Team.
He recently took the world by storm by hitting as many as five centuries in the 2019 World Cup. Often deemed as one of the gifted players in World Cricket, watching Rohit bat is a treat to every cricket lover.
He might take time to get settle early on, but when he gets going, there’s no stopping Rohit. He makes sure he converts half-centuries into centuries, centuries into double-centuries. That has been the hallmark of Mumbai Indians skipper.
While he hits a lot of sixes on the field, he doesn’t fail to hit it off the field as well. Rohit Sharma has a solid fan base and has a strong social media presence.
On that note, let’s have a look in details about his presence on social media:
Rohit Sharma's Instagram
Over the years, Rohit Sharma has been able to make a place in cricket loves’ hearts through his majestic batting. The Indian cricketer, today, has millions of fans following him and keeps an eye on his whereabouts.
Rohit Sharma remains quite active on Instagram and has more than 14 million followers on the picture-sharing app. He regularly posts pictures and videos on Instagram.
In the current state of Coronavirus, Rohit Sharma has been mostly spending his time on social media. He has been making his presence felt in live interaction with former and current cricketers.
The Hitman is quite popular for his witty replies and makes sure he makes headlines not only with the bat but with his cheeky one-liners on social media as well.
Profile ID: https://www.instagram.com/rohitsharma45/
Rohit Sharma's Twitter
The Mumbai Indians’ skipper is equally active on Twitter as well and has, in fact, more followers on Twitter than Instagram.
Rohit boasts of more than 16 million followers on Twitter and is currently following close to 50 people, which includes Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh to name a few.
Rohit Sharma joined Twitter in March 2010.
Rohit Sharma's Facebook
Rohit Sharma joined Facebook on 28th July 2011. He has over 16 million followers on Facebook. He has the most number of followers on Facebook. He remains equally active on Facebook as well and posts stuff related to education as well as entertainment.
Profile ID: https://www.facebook.com/RohitSharmaOfficialPage/
Rohit Social Media Controversies
1. When Rohit Sharma unfollowed Virat Kohli: Following the heart-breaking exit from 2019 World Cup, Rohit Sharma-Virat Kohli rift started doing the rounds. It added fuel to the fire when Rohit Sharma unfollowed both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma on Instagram.
This led to a huge controversy as social media was divided into two sides. Both the cricketers, though, didn’t say anything about the matter publicly.
The Hitman still isn’t following Virat Kohli on Instagram and Twitter.
2. When Rohit Sharma liked a post which said KL Rahul overrated: While Rohit Sharma is a vital cog in India’s limited over’s side, he hasn’t manage to cement his place in the Test side. However, following his stupendous performances in the 2019 World Cup, he was once again came into the reckoning for the oldest format.
However, in the Test series against West Indies, KL Rahul was preferred over Rohit Sharma which received several criticisms to the Indian Cricket Team management.
There was also a post surfacing on social media which said, KL Rahul is an overrated batsman and compared his number with Rohit. Rohit Sharma liked that post and it became a huge controversy as he received a huge backlash from the Netizens.
3. When Rohit Sharma liked a Tweet against Anushka Sharma: Rohit Sharma once again liked a Tweet and it made a huge controversy. This time, it was Anushka Sharma at the receiving end.
During 2018 India’s tour of England, Anushka Sharma was seen posing with the Indian Cricket Team in the first row alongside his husband at the High Commission of India, London. Incidentally, India’s vice-captain, Ajinkya Rahane was standing in the last row.
To this, the Netizens criticized the Indian Actress for visiting a place which was supposed to be a Team visit and not family visit.
One of the users wrote a post, which said,
“@ImRo45 void is filled up by @AnushkaSharma ???? I believe WAG’s are not allowed till 3rd test. Different rules for different players!” wrote one of the fans in reply to the picture that was posted. Rohit liked this post creating another major controversy. Following it up, he liked another tweet which read: “Rohit Sharma averages 58.19, batting at no 6 in tests. That is more than any batsman playing currently in the world.”
Rohit Sharma liked this post and it once again became a controversy.
4. ‘I don’t just walk out for my team. I walk out for my country- Rohit Sharma
As mentioned earlier, the semi-final exit in the World Cup led to a rift between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. A lot of speculations were made regarding the same.
Though, Virat Kohli rubbished all of them, terming them as baffling and ridiculous. However, just hours after the team went for the Caribbean tour, Rohit Sharma came up with a Tweet, which again added fuel to the fire.
“I don’t just walk out for my Team. I walk out for my country,” he wrote on his Twitter handle.
Rohit Sharma's Stats
Rohit Sharma is hailed as one of the greatest batsmen of the current era. He has score truckload of runs in the limited over’s cricket and has also now cemented his place in the Test team.
He made his debut in 2007 in the T20 World Cup against South Africa and didn’t look back from there on.
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Rohit Sharma's Personal Life
Born on 30th April 1987, never his family though that he would one day go on to become one of the greatest Indians batsmen to have played the game. Rohit Sharma, father, Gurunath Sharma was a caretaker in a transport firm storehouse. Considering the fact that Rohit Sharma didn’t have affluent parents, he was raised by his grandfathers and his uncle in Borivali.
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