Rishi Dhawan Biography
Rishi Dhawan is an Indian cricketer who was born on February 9, 1990 in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. He is a right handed middle order batsman and a right handed fast bowler. He usually plays as an all-rounder in his team.
Rishi started playing cricket along with his brother, Raghav and soon made his way into the Under-19 team of Himachal Pradesh. He started as an opening batsman and in the Cooch Behar Trophy 2006, he scored a triple century which marked him in the eyes of the people.
Three years later, he found himself in the Himachal Pradesh Ranji Team, not as a batsman but as a medium pacer.
He took 49 wickets in the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy and 40 wickets in the 2014-15 season. He even helped India A to win the series against Australia A in 2014 by his batting performances.
Rishi made his ODI debut against Australia in January, 2016 in Melbourne. He failed to take any wickets in the first match and repeated a similar mistake in the next game as well.
As a result, he was dropped from the team.
He made his t20 international debut against Zimbabwe at Harare in June 2016.
Rishi Dhawan is an active player in the Indian Premier League and has played for Mumbai Indians in the 2014 season.
He has also played for Kings XI Punjab during 2008 and 2014-16 and for Kolkata Knight Riders in 2017. Dhawan does not play every match in IPL but gives a steady performance every time he's on the field.
He remained unsold during the 2018 IPL auction.