FULL NAME: Shikhar Dhawan
BORN: December 5, 1985
HEIGHT: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
ROLE: Opening Batsman/Left-handed, Right-arm off break Bowler
RELATION(S): Sunaina Dhawan (Mother), Mahendra Pal Dhawan (Father), Shreshta Dhawan (Sister), Ayesha Mukherjee (Spouse), Zoravar Dhawan (Son)
Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian cricketer who represents the USA in worldwide cricket. on the domestic level, Shikhar performs first magnificence cricket for Delhi. He is also an fundamental part of the Delhi capitals within the Indian gold standard league.
Shikhar is a left-handed establishing batsman and low right-arm off break bowler . Shikhar is extensively popular for his calm and composed but but competitive style of batting specially in ICC tournaments. On the 2015 ICC global cup, Shikhar become the leading run scorer for india. due to his iconic mustache, Shikhar has been nicknamed ‘Gabbar’ among teammates.
Along the Years
|2004||18||Ranji Trophy Debut for Delhi|
|2008||22||IPL Debut : Delhi Daredevils|
|2009||23||IPL Debut : Mumbai Indians|
|2011||25||IPL Debut : Deccan Chargers|
|2013||27||IPL Debut : Sunrisers Hyderabad|
|2019||33||IPL Debut : Delhi Capitals|
- Fastest Test Century by a Debutant 187 off 174
- Most runs from an Indian player in ICC World Cup 2015
- Only player to get 2 consecutive golden bats at ICC Champions Trophy
- Most number of ODI centuries in 2013 by an Indian cricketer
- He scored 4309 ODI runs after 100th ODI. First Indian and second overall to do so.
- First Indian batsman to score a century before lunch of first day in a Test match
- Quickest to reach 1000, 2000, 3000 ODI runs by Indian
- Most runs in ICC Champions Trophy 2013 and 2017
- Fastest batsman to reach 1000 runs in ICC tournament
- Most runs in a calendar year in T20is by a batsman (2018)
Awards and Accolades
- ICC Wo
- rld ODI XI: 2013
- CEAT International Player of the Year 2013 and CEAT international batsman of the year 2018
- Wisden Cricketer of the year 2014
Dhawan started out his professional career with Delhi below-16s inside the 1999/00 Vijay merchant trophy. He changed into the leading run-scorer of the 2000/01 Vijay service provider trophy subsequent yr. Those two brilliant seasons paved his course for india ACC under-17 Asia cup. Averaging eighty five in the Asia cup from 3 video games, Dhawan become finally drafted into the Delhi underneath-19 team in October 2001, for the cooch Behar trophy, and however in October 2002.
With exquisite performances, one over the other, Dhawan have become the big name of Indian home cricket at a totally early age. he then played for north zone beneath-19s, the CK Nayudu trophy, cooch Behar trophy and even captained the Delhi beneath-19 crew. in 2004 beneath-19 international cup in Bangladesh, Dhawan completed as the leading run-scorer of the match with a total of 505 runs from seven innings
Dhawan made his exceptional debut for Delhi in November 2004. Dhawan finished as Delhi’s leading run-getter that Ranji season with a total of 461 runs from 6 matches. within the 2005/06 challenger trophy in October 2005, Dhawan performed for india b and had his first disappointing collection in a long time. after that, Dhawan performed for north zone in opposition to Zimbabwe cricket union president’s xi and for board president’s xi in a three-day suit in opposition to the touring Sri Lankan group.
Shikhar debuted in the IPL with Delhi daredevils in 2008. He made 4 half centuries and changed into 0.33-maximum scorer for the crew. however, the control determined to trade him to the Mumbai Indians for Ashish Nehra. He has performed for Mumbai Indians in the subsequent two seasons of the IPL. Dhawan became offered with the aid of deccan chargers for $three hundred,000 within the fourth season.
Dhawan was appointed captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad group before the 2013 champions league twenty20 event. However he become replaced via Darren Sammy as captain inside the 2014 version of the Indian most fulfilling league. the 2015 season of Indian optimal league became disastrous for each Dhawan and the Sunrisers. They, but bounced back to win the match in 2016. Dhawan changed into retained by means of Sunrisers Hyderabad for the 2017 Indian superior league.
Dhawan changed into offered in the 2018 IPL auction, he become offered via Sunrisers Hyderabad for ₹ 5.2 crores using their RTM (proper to fit) card. Dhawan turned into once again traded to Delhi capitals for the 2019 season, wherein he presently plays.
Shikhar Dhawan became born on five December 1985 in Delhi. His dad and mom were Sunaina and Mahendra pal Dhawan. he became schooled at ST. mark’s senior secondary public school in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. In 2012, Dhawan married Ayesha Mukherjee. The couple dated for four years before tying the knot. Ayesha was from Melbourne and became an novice boxer. The couple have been introduced to each other via the Indian spinner, harbhajan Singh. Ayesha was a mom of two daughters from her previous marriage. in early 2014, the couple gave start to a son.