He is one of the blessed player with good wrist work, ability to find gaps and the extra time he generates before playing his shots.

Despite of so much talent, Rohit struggled to make mark in his initial years as a middle order batsman which questioned his cricketing acumen. It was the year 2013, when Rohit was promoted as an opener in ODI's, proved a masterstroke for his career.

As an opener, Rohit has scored two double centuries, which make him the only cricketer in sports history to achieve the feat. The good form in ODI's also earned him Test cap.

On the occasion of his 28th birthday, we are listing here some of the achievements gained by Rohit Sharma in his short cricketing career.    

Only cricketer to score two double ODI centuries (209, 264)

Scored the highest individual score in ODI cricket (264)

Scored century on his Test debut

Has hit the maximum number of fours in an ODI innings (33)

Smashed most number of sixes in one inning (16)

Second leading run scorer in IPL

Took a hat-trick in IPL

Always compared with former Pakistan batsman Inzamam ul-haq for his lazy allegiance

Led Mumbai Indians to IPL victory in 2013

Recommended by BCCI for the Arjuna award

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