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Shikhar Dhawan

Batter

Did you know?

Dhawan was named player of the tournament at the 2004 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup after he scored 505 runs at an average of 84.16 with three tons.

RUNS
2315
AVERAGE
40.61

Shikhar Dhawan

Batter

Did you know?

Dhawan was named player of the tournament at the 2004 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup after he scored 505 runs at an average of 84.16 with three tons.

RUNS
5518
AVERAGE
44.5

Shikhar Dhawan

Batter

Did you know?

Dhawan was named player of the tournament at the 2004 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup after he scored 505 runs at an average of 84.16 with three tons.

RUNS
1504
AVERAGE
27.85

Batter

Bats Left Hand.
Bowls Right Arm Off-Spin

AGE
34
HEIGHT
180CM
BORN

Delhi

COUNTRY

India

India
LOCAL CLUB

Delhi Daredevils

Bio

Shikhar Dhawan has established himself as a key member of India’s batting line-up in the years since first arriving on the international scene as a cricketer recognised for his facial hair as much as his on-field ability.

The Dehli native toiled away in first-class cricket for six years before finally earning his call-up to India’s one-day international side in 2010. He made a debut he would rather forget, dismissed for a duck, but when he had his second chance in the national side eight months later he made up for it with a maiden fifty.

His Test debut did not come until 2013 but when it finally came Dhawan did it in style smashing 187 off 174 balls against Australia.

Now a regular member of the international side, Dhawan is maintaining an average above 40 in Test and ODI cricket. He shines in colored clothing, with honorable records including being India’s highest scorer at the 2015 World Cup, the fastest Indian to reach 3,000 ODI runs, and the record holder for most runs in a T20 calendar year.

When not travelling with the national team, Dhawan lives an unassuming life with his wife and children in South-East Melbourne.

 
MATCHES
34
DEBUT
2013
CAP NO
277
BEST BATTING
190
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
2
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
2315
INNINGS
58
NOT OUTS
1
AVERAGE
40.61
100s
7
50s
5
MATCHES
133
DEBUT
2010
CAP NO
188
BEST BATTING
143
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
5518
INNINGS
131
NOT OUTS
7
AVERAGE
44.5
100s
17
50s
27
MATCHES
58
DEBUT
2011
CAP NO
36
BEST BATTING
92
BEST BOWLING
---
Bowling
WICKETS
0
AVERAGE
0
ECONOMY
0
S/R
0
5W
0
10W/M
0
Batting
RUNS
1504
INNINGS
57
NOT OUTS
3
AVERAGE
27.85
100s
0
50s
9

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