VIDEO : Sachin Tendulkar Welcomes Rohit Sharma to ADIDAS Family

India's young batsman Rohit Sharma signed up with sports major adidas on Tuesday. Rohit, who is also the captain of Indian Premier League team Mumbai Indians, was welcomed into team adidas by Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar.

Rohit made a stunning Test debut against the West Indies and is the third Indian after Mohammad Azharuddin and Sourav Ganguly to hit back-to-back centuries in his first two Tests. Rohit is also the third cricketer after compatriot Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag to hit a double century in ODIs. Rohit was approached by adidas immediately after the Kolkata Test, where he hit a century on debut. In the Mumbai Test, Rohit was seen batting with an adidas bat.

Tushar Goculdas, Brand Director, adidas India, said he was proud to have Rohit in team adidas - he is a class act on the field, an extremely talented batsman, a brilliant fielder and a natural leader.(PTI)