MUMBAI: Rohit Sharma, who made his India debut as early as 2007, is one of the most popular cricketers.
His game has impressed the cricket freaks. He is the only cricketer in the world having three double centuries in one day international. The dashing right-handed opening batsman is an inspiration to many.
For his contribution to the world of cricket, Rohit Sharma has been bestowed with prestigious awards such as Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award.
On the personal front, the famous sports personality is married to Ritika Sajdeh.
Rohit Sharma and Ritika Sajdeh tied the knot in December 2015. They have a daughter, born in December 2018. They have named their daughter Samaira.
For the fans of Rohit Sharma, here’s an interesting fact. Did you know Yuvraj Singh had warned Rohit Sharma to stay away from Ritika Sajdeh? Yes, you read that right.
Well, in the YouTube web-series Breakfast with Champions, Rohit Sharma shared how he first met Ritika Sajdeh during a professional shoot with some senior members of the Indian team including Yuvraj Singh. Being a sports manager, Ritika has a list of cricketers she handles and her husband eventually joined them. He revealed that during the shoot, he went to meet Yuvraj Singh for his trailer and that’s when the latter told the former to stay away from Ritika.
However, Rohit Sharma and Ritika Sajdeh later developed a great bond and eventually became man and wife. For the uninitiated, Yuvraj Singh considers Ritika as his sister. Ritika even ties a rakhi on Yuvraj's wrist during Raksha Bandhan.