Swami Vivekanand International School and Junior College, Mumbai Our Lady of Vailankanni High School, Mumbai
A 4-BHK apartment in Ahuja Towers, Worli, Mumbai
2015 In the quarterfinal World Cup match between India and Bangladesh, when Ruble Hossein scored a goal from Rohit Sharma, Pakistani referee Alem Dar allowed throwing the ruble completely without a waist. However, the repetitions on television showed that this was a real situation that could have gone anyway. The very next day, ICC President Mustafa Kamalis criticized the “bad” court decision. However, the ICC stated that it was a 50-50 call, and the conclusion of the judge must be implemented.
Travelling, watching movies, playing table tennis & video games
ODI- 23 June 2007 against Ireland at Belfast Test- 6 November 2013 against West Indies at Kolkata T20 – 19 September 2007 against England at Durban
Sofia Hayat (Actress)
Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager)
Ritika Sajdeh (Sports manager, m.2015-present)
13 December 2015
Daughter- Samaira (born in 2018) Son- None”
ODI – 2007 June 23 Against Ireland in Belfast Test – 2013 November 6 In West India in Calcutta T20 2007 September 19, Compared to Durban, England
#45 (India) #45 (IPL)
Likes to play against
Favourite Batting Drill
Straight down the ground
Domestic /State Team
Mumbai, Mumbai Indians
Nature on field
Career Turning Point
His unbeaten score of 142 runs in 123 balls for West Zone against North Zone at Udaipur in the 2005 Deodhar Trophy.
Salary (2017 Test)
RETAINER FEE: 1 crore (INR) TEST FEE: 15 lakh (INR) ODI FEE: 6 lakh (INR) T20 FEE: 3 lakh (INR)
227 crore (INR)
In centimeters- 173 cm In meters- 1.73 m In Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
He was born in Nagpur, and when he was 1½ years old, his family moved to Dombivali in Mumbai’s suburbs.
His family’s financial condition was not good enough, so, he was sent to live with his grandparents in Borivali where he started playing ‘Galli Cricket.
At the age of 11, when he was in 6th standard, he joined a local cricket club in Borivali (a suburb in Mumbai) during his summer vacation, not as a batsman but as an off-spin bowler; as there were too many batsmen
He used to fly in numbers 8 or 9 like a bison, but when the coach saw the potential of his bat, he improved the order of bathing in the nets. And he opened for the first time at the Giles Shield Intercholastic Tournament, where he played 120 odd tracks that changed his career.
He once said he was struggling with Brett Lee.
2009 He used the IPL trick Deccan Chargers against Mumbai Indians in Centurion, South Africa, shooting Abhishek Nayar, Harbhajan Singh and Saurab Tiwari.
He firmly believes in Lord Ganesha and has previously visited the Siddhivinayak temple
Once he ran to his school to meet Virender Sekhvag.
He is a big fan of the Real Madrid football club.
He likes to sleep a lot.
If not for a cricket, he would be a real estate entrepreneur.
2020 Month of January. The ICC called him an “2019 ODI cricket player.”