Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan
Dhawan in 2015

Shikhar Dhawan (born 5 December 1985) is an Indian international cricketer. A left-handed opening batsman and an occasional right-arm off break bowler, he plays for Delhi in domestic cricket and Delhi Capitals in the IPL. He played for the Indian Under-17 and Under-19 teams before making his first-class debut for Delhi in November 2004. At the 2015 World Cup, he was the leading run-scorer for India and in the following year, became the fastest Indian to reach 3,000 ODI runs. In December 2017, he became the 2nd fastest Indian to reach 4000 ODI runs. Dhawan also holds the record for most runs in a calendar year in Twenty20 International cricket (689). He is known for his successful and crucial knocks in ICC Tournaments.

Dhawan made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Australia in October 2010 at Visakhapatnam. His Test debut came against the same opposition in March 2013 at Mohali where he scored the fastest century by any batsman on Test debut and ended his innings with 187 runs from 174 balls. A prolific run-scorer in ICC tournaments, Dhawan top-scored in the 2004 Under-19 World Cup, and the 2013 and 2017 Champions Trophy tournaments, and holds the record for the fastest to reach 1000 runs in ICC ODI tournaments.

In August 2013, he recorded the then-second-highest individual score in a List A match when he scored 248 runs off 150 balls for India A against South Africa A at Pretoria. During the 4th ODI against South Africa in Johannesburg, he became the first Indian and ninth overall to score a century in his 100th ODI game. On 14 June 2018, against Afghanistan, he became the sixth batsman, and the first for India, to score a century before lunch on day one of a Test.

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma welcomed a baby girl to their family on Monday afternoon. Current, former cricketers from India and abroad congratulated the celebrity couple via Twitter. Star cricketer Virat Kohli and his actress wife Anushka Sharma have been blessed with a baby girl. Virat shared the news with his fans and followers on
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Birthday celebrations of Dhawan, Bumrah and Iyer were in full swing at a team hotel in Sydney. India sealed the T20I series against Australia on Sunday. Indian cricketers – Shikhar Dhawan, Jasprit Bumrah and Shreyas Iyer – celebrated their birthdays by cutting the cakes in a team hotel on Sunday (December 6). The Board of
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Matthew Wade made fun of himself during 2nd T20I against India on Sunday. Wade missed out the stumping chance of India opener Shikhar Dhawan. The Virat Kohli-led Team India continued their winning momentum as they registered a victory in the second T20I at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Sunday to seal the three-match series with
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Shikhar Dhawan celebrated his 35th birthday on December 5, 2020. Sehwag wished Dhawan in his trademark style. Team India opener Shikhar Dhawan turned 35 on Saturday (December 5). Wishes came pouring in from all corners for Dhawan, but former cricketer Virender Sehwag’s tweet for the southpaw stands out above all. Sehwag, who is quite active
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Team India to wear a retro-look new jersey against Australia in the white-ball series. Shikhar Dhawan unveiled the look of the new jersey on social media. Explosive India opener Shikhar Dhawan has revealed the brand new look of Team India’s white-ball jersey. Indian players will sport this new jersey in the upcoming limited-overs series against
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Aakash Chopra comes up with suggestions for DC. Chopra reckoned DC should retain five players including Shikhar Dhawan ahead of next year’s auction. Delhi Capitals (DC) have had a tremendous season in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. Under the inspiring leadership of Shreyas Iyer, the Capitals made it to their maiden IPL
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Jasprit Bumrah bowled a sensational yorker to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan in Qualifer 1 of IPL 2020. Dhawan couldn’t open his account and DC were reduced to 0/3 in the second over. Shikhar Dhawan, the Delhi Capitals (DC) left-handed opener, registered another duck in IPL during Qualifier 1 against the Mumbai Indians (MI) on Thursday. Dhawan,
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On Monday, Padikkal broke the records previously held by Iyer and Dhawan. Padikkal also surpassed captain Kohli to become RCB’s leading run-scorer in IPL 2020. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) opener Devdutt Padikkal continued his dream run with the bat as he scored an elegant half-century in his team’s final league match of IPL 2020 against
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KXIP beat DC by 5 wickets to register their fourth win in IPL 2020 Shikhar Dhawan scored his second century in the ongoing tournament. Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) defeated Delhi Capitals (DC) by 5 wickets in the 38th match of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 at Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday. Chasing 165, Kings started
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Dhawan grabbed eyeballs with his ‘uber cool glasses’ that he donned while fielding against CSK. DC defeated CSK by 44 runs to win their second consecutive match of IPL 2020. Delhi Capitals (DC) registered their second consecutive victory in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 after thumping Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 44 runs, on
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After a lot of hue and cry regarding a ‘Chinese mobile company’ sponsoring the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the wake of growing boycott movement in the country, homegrown ‘Dream11’ was designated as the title sponsors of IPL 2020. The fantasy suggestion platform trumped past the likes of Byju’s and Unacademy by quoting the highest
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