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What inspires Rohit Sharma?

December 14, 2017 10:09 IST

Understanding India's cricketer of the moment.

Rohit Sharma records

Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters

When opener Rohit Sharma hit his third 200 in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) yesterday, he not only enhanced his status as one of the finest limited overs batsman of his generation, but also smashed several records.

It has also another milestones in a year that Sharma himself has called the 'best year' of his decade-old international career. Apart from his three double tons, he has scored seven hundreds this year (six in ODIs and one in Tests) -- all of this after a thigh surgery last November.

What inspires Sharma to keep going?

The cricketer often shares thoughts from famous writers and thinkers who inspire him.

Take a look..

 

Rohit Sharma

By Maya Angelou, writer and activist.
Photographs: @rohitsharma45/Instagram.

 

Rohit Sharma inspirational quotes

Inspired by Walt Whitman, poet, essayist and journalist.

 

Rohit Sharma inspirational quotes

Inspired by Napoleon Hill, author of best-selling self-help books.

 

Rohit Sharma inspirational quotes

By Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th American President.

 

Rohit Sharma inspirational quotes

By Ralph Waldo Emerson, essayist and poet.

 

Rediff Get Ahead Bureau