Rohit Sharma who is famously known as HITMAN, is one of the most successful players in the Indian Premier League. He made his IPL debut for Deccan Charges in 2008 and played for this franchise until 2010. In 2009 season, he scored 26 runs in the last over to seal a win for Deccan chargers against Kolkata Knight Riders and in that season he also took a hat-trick with the ball.
In 2011 Rohit Sharma was signed up by Mumbai Indians and in 2012 he scored his first and only IPL hundred against Kolkata Knight Riders in Kolkata. In 2013, after a few matches, Rohit Sharma was appointed captain of Mumbai Indians, in the place of Ricky Ponting. Under Rohit's captaincy, Mumbai Indians won the IPL title for the first time in 2013 season. In 2015 and 2017 also he led MI to win the IPL for second and third time respectively and became the only captain to win IPL for three times for his team.
Here is a look at Rohit Sharma's achievements in the Indian Premier League:
1. IPL Batting Career Summary -
|2008 - 2017||159||154||25||4207||32.61||130.89||109*||1||32|
- Rohit Sharma is the third leading run scorer in the IPL after Suresh Raina (4540) and Virat Kohli (4418).
- Rohit Sharma holds the record of most runs for Mumbai Indians in the IPL- 3037 runs.
- Rohit Sharma has also taken a hat trick in the IPL for Deccan Chargers in 2009 season.
- Rohit Sharma has hit 172 sixes in the IPL which is third most by a player in the IPL.
2. Performance by Team -
|Deccan Chargers||2008- 2010||45||44||6||1170||30.79||131.5||76*||0||8|
|Mumbai Indians||2011- 2017||114||110||19||3037||33.37||130.7||109*||1||24|
3. Performance by Series -
4. Performance by Batting Position -
5. Performance by Opponents -
|Chennai Super Kings||21||21||2||535||28.2||124.1||87||0||5|
|Kings XI Punjab||20||19||3||528||33.0||141.2||79*||0||5|
|Kochi Tuskers Kerala||1||-||-||-||-||-||-||0||0|
|Kolkata Knight Riders||21||21||6||710||47.3||137.3||109*||1||4|
|Rising Pune Supergiant||6||6||1||178||35.6||131.8||85*||0||2|
|Royal Challengers Bangalore||22||21||2||519||27.3||130.7||62||0||6|
6. Captaincy Record -
-Rohit Sharma is the only captain to win three IPL titles for his team, under his captaincy Mumbai Indians won the IPL titles in 2013, 2015 and 2017.
-Rohit Sharma's 60.66 winning percentage is highest for a captain in the Indian Premier League.
7. Performance with bat as a captain -