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Shikhar Dhawan

BornDecember 5, 1985

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.  
Shikhar Dhawan: The underappreciated gem team India needs to value
Shikhar Dhawan: The underappreciated gem team India needs to value
The Indian fans should start appreciating Dhawan for all his contributions to Indian cricket.
South Africa vs India, 2018: The first T20I game as it happened.
South Africa vs India, 2018: The first T20I game as it happened.
How it all went down in the first T20I between South Africa and India.
South Africa vs India 2018, 1st T20I: Bhuvneshwar Kumar's stunning spell is SK Turning Point of the match
South Africa vs India 2018, 1st T20I: Bhuvneshwar Kumar's stunning spell is SK Turning Point of the match
Bhuvneshwar's historic five-wicket haul enables India to take a 1-0 lead in Johannesburg.
South Africa vs India 2018, 1st T20I: Hits and Misses
South Africa vs India 2018, 1st T20I: Hits and Misses
Success and failure stories from India's 28-run victory in the opening game of the T20 series.
South Africa vs India 2018: 1st T20I, 5 things we learnt from the match
South Africa vs India 2018: 1st T20I, 5 things we learnt from the match
India hit their highest T20I score against South Africa and won comfortably to go 1-0 up.
South Africa vs India 2018, 1st T20I: Who said What as India smash South Africa by 28 runs
South Africa vs India 2018, 1st T20I: Who said What as India smash South Africa by 28 runs
India dominated as they brushed aside South Africa by 28 runs.
South Africa vs India 2018, 1st T20I: Things which went right for the visitors
South Africa vs India 2018, 1st T20I: Things which went right for the visitors
The win at the Wanderers was India's first T20I win over the Proteas since April 2014.
3 Indian players whose future in T20 side depends on the series against South Africa
3 Indian players whose future in T20 side depends on the series against South Africa
Poor performances in the series against South Africa might see a halt or end in their T20 careers
Most runs in a 6 match bilateral ODI series
Most runs in a 6 match bilateral ODI series
Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan yet again highlighted the impact they have on Team India.
Top 5 Shikhar Dhawan knocks in ODIs
Top 5 Shikhar Dhawan knocks in ODIs
Featuring five of the best performances in the opener's stellar ODI career thus far.
South Africa vs India 2018: Would have loved to bowl to Virat Kohli, gushes Andre Nel
South Africa vs India 2018: Would have loved to bowl to Virat Kohli, gushes Andre Nel
Nel is also impressed by the combative nature of Hardik Pandya and Shikhar Dhawan.
Rain breaks and chances to Miller cost us the game: Dhawan
Rain breaks and chances to Miller cost us the game: Dhawan
Earlier in the day, Dhawan had celebrated his 100th ODI with his 13th century.
South Africa vs India 2018, 4th ODI: Hits and Misses
South Africa vs India 2018, 4th ODI: Hits and Misses
Success and failure stories from South Africa's inspired comeback in the fourth ODI of the six-match series.
SA stage a dramatic fightback in the 4th ODI: Chokers no more?
SA stage a dramatic fightback in the 4th ODI: Chokers no more?
A review of the fourth ODI between India and South Africa at Johannesburg in the 2017-18 series.
Who Said What: World reacts as South Africa remain unbeaten in Pink ODIs
Who Said What: World reacts as South Africa remain unbeaten in Pink ODIs
India still lead the six-match ODI series 3-1.
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