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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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It would be great to emulate Australia's past success: Dhawan
It would be great to emulate Australia's past success: Dhawan
The second T20I of the three-match series is in Guwahati on October 10.
Aaron Finch confused over inconsistent application of new ICC rules
Aaron Finch confused over inconsistent application of new ICC rules
Australian opener spoke about the availability of DRS and not the revised playing conditions.
India vs Australia 2017, 1st T20I: 5 reasons why India got the better of the Aussies at Ranchi
India vs Australia 2017, 1st T20I: 5 reasons why India got the better of the Aussies at Ranchi
India won the rain-hit first T20I at Ranchi.
Shikhar Dhawan reveals the reason behind India's recent success
Shikhar Dhawan reveals the reason behind India's recent success
After missing the ODI series against Australia to be with his ailing wife, Dhawan is named in the Indian T20I squad to take on Australia
India vs Australia 2017: Ajinkya Rahane talks about his exclusion from the T20I side
India vs Australia 2017: Ajinkya Rahane talks about his exclusion from the T20I side
Ajinkya Rahane has been exceptional in ODIs of late
India announce squad for last two ODIs against Australia
India announce squad for last two ODIs against Australia
There is only one major change in the 15-man squad for the final two games of the series that India currently lead 3-0.
Top 10 opening batsmen in ODIs at the moment
Top 10 opening batsmen in ODIs at the moment
Batting averages since January 1, 2015, have been considered in ranking them from 1-10.
India vs Australia 2017: Shikhar Dhawan released from ODI squad for first three games
India vs Australia 2017: Shikhar Dhawan released from ODI squad for first three games
The left-hander had requested the BCCI to release him to attend to his ailing wife.
2017-18 Ranji Trophy: Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan included in Delhi's preliminary squad
2017-18 Ranji Trophy: Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan included in Delhi's preliminary squad
In spite of being named in the preliminary squad, it is highly unlikely that the likes of Kohli, Dhawan, will take part in the pre-season
Sri Lanka vs India 2017: Shikhar Dhawan set to miss final ODI, one-off T20I
Sri Lanka vs India 2017: Shikhar Dhawan set to miss final ODI, one-off T20I
The 31-year-old will leave for India to attend to his ailing mother.
Sri Lanka vs India 2017: Angelo Mathews's flying catch is SK Play of the Day 
Sri Lanka vs India 2017: Angelo Mathews's flying catch is SK Play of the Day 
His catch to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan turned the match on its head!
Failures only teach me a lesson, focus on the process, says Shikhar Dhawan
Failures only teach me a lesson, focus on the process, says Shikhar Dhawan
The southpaw also spoke about his priorities and his methods.
Shikhar Dhawan is a terrific one-day player, says Sourav Ganguly
Shikhar Dhawan is a terrific one-day player, says Sourav Ganguly
Dhawan scored 132 off just 90 deliveries in the first ODI against Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka vs India, 2017: You will see more surprises in upcoming ODIs, says Virat Kohli after winning the first ODI
Sri Lanka vs India, 2017: You will see more surprises in upcoming ODIs, says Virat Kohli after winning the first ODI
India registered a nine wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the first ODI and established a 1-0 lead.
Sri Lanka vs India 2017: 1st ODI, 5 talking points
Sri Lanka vs India 2017: 1st ODI, 5 talking points
Shikhar Dhawan, Axar Patel, Kedar Jadhav and Virat Kohli helped India to an easy victory in the first ODI.
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