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Shikhar Dhawan Biography

Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian cricketer who is a left-handed opening batsman and occasional right-arm offbreak bowler. He played for India in the 2004 U-19 Cricket World Cup where he was the leading run scorer. His total of 505 runs from seven innings is a record for a single U-19 World Cup. He made his runs at an average of 84.16 with three centuries and was named the Player of the Tournament. His successful run continued when he made his Ranji debut for Delhi in 2004-05, finishing as the team's leading run-getter with 461 runs. He also played a pivotal role in his team's Ranji title win in 2007-08, scoring 570 runs in eight games. He made his ODI debut against Australia in Visakhapatnam in October 2010 and his T-20I debut against West Indies in June 2011. Shikhar Dhawan played for the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League and made 4 half centuries. He was also the third highest scorer of the Delhi Daredevils team. He has played for the Mumbai Indians in the second and third season of the IPL. For the fourth season he was bought by the Deccan Chargers for $300,000.  

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India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd ODI: What went right for the hosts
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd ODI: What went right for the hosts
Riding on Rohit's 16th ODI century, the hosts posted 392/4 in 50 overs.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd ODI: Rohit and Shikhar's solid opening stand is SK Turning Point of the match
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 2nd ODI: Rohit and Shikhar's solid opening stand is SK Turning Point of the match
Opening batsmen negate early movement to spearhead India's emphatic triumph in Mohali.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: India's probable playing XI for the 2nd ODI
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: India's probable playing XI for the 2nd ODI
Battered and bruised from the loss at Dharamsala, India would want to put their best foot forward at Mohali.
India tour of South Africa 2013-14 Vs 2017-2018 - 5 things that have changed
India tour of South Africa 2013-14 Vs 2017-2018 - 5 things that have changed
In the upcoming tour of South Africa, we will see a different team India than we did on the 2013 tour.
SK Elite: When Shikhar Dhawan smashed the fastest century on Test debut
SK Elite: When Shikhar Dhawan smashed the fastest century on Test debut
Reliving the left-hander's stunning 187 against Australia at Mohali in 2013.
Wishes pour in for Shikhar Dhawan on his birthday
Wishes pour in for Shikhar Dhawan on his birthday
The cricket fraternity took to Twitter to wish the Indian star on his 32nd birthday.
India vs Sri Lanka: Some of our boys are also not used to Delhi pollution, says Shikhar Dhawan
India vs Sri Lanka: Some of our boys are also not used to Delhi pollution, says Shikhar Dhawan
He also stated that a lot of Indian players from other states are adjusting to the prevailing conditions in the national capital.
SK Elite: Shikhar Dhawan's splendid 190 at Galle
SK Elite: Shikhar Dhawan's splendid 190 at Galle
Reliving the left-hander's series-definining 190 against Sri Lanka earlier this year.
The reason why Shikhar Dhawan is not playing the second Test against Sri Lanka
The reason why Shikhar Dhawan is not playing the second Test against Sri Lanka
The Indian opener was released from the Indian squad for the second Test due to "personal reasons".
Dhawan, Bhuvi released, rookie all-rounder Vijay Shankar in
Dhawan, Bhuvi released, rookie all-rounder Vijay Shankar in
It will be a 14-member squad for the second Test scheduled to be played in Nagpur from November 24-28.
New Delhi, Dec 5 (PTI) Statistical highlights of the
New Delhi, Dec 5 (PTI) Statistical highlights of the
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 1st Test: Shikhar Dhawan hopeful of a win for India
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 1st Test: Shikhar Dhawan hopeful of a win for India
Cheteshwar Pujara and KL Rahul saw out that day as bad light stopped play.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 1st Test, day 4: 5 things we learnt from the day
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 1st Test, day 4: 5 things we learnt from the day
India came back into the game strongly courtesy their openers.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 1st Test: KL Rahul-Shikhar Dhawan's opening stand troubles Sri Lanka
India vs Sri Lanka 2017, 1st Test: KL Rahul-Shikhar Dhawan's opening stand troubles Sri Lanka
India ended the day on 171 for 1 with Cheteshwar Pujara and KL Rahul at the crease.
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli speaks about India's opening combination
India vs Sri Lanka 2017: Virat Kohli speaks about India's opening combination
India will have to deal with the happy headache of choosing two out of the three available openers for the Lanka series.
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