Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan is a left-handed opening batsman for the Indian national cricket team and an occasional right-arm off break bowler. He plays for Delhi in domestic cricket and has represented Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, Deccan Chargers and Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Shikhar made his India U17 and U19 debuts before he played a first class match for Delhi and his rise to fame was noticed after he scored 505 runs in the 2004 U-19 World Cup. He made his ODI debut in 2010 and in 2013 scored the fastest century for any batsman on Test debut against Australia. He was the leading run scorer at the 2013 Champions Trophy and highest run getter for India at the 2015 World Cup.
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India vs Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan in same league as Virender Sehwag, Don Bradman after 190

Shikhar Dhawan made a comeback in the Test side and didn’t waste the opportunity to prove his worth after the left-hander went on to score career best 190 in the first innings against Sri Lanka in Galle.

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India vs Sri Lanka: The one and only Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan admitted it was the lack of turn that encouraged him to step out than any concerted plan. But it also neutralised Sri Lankan spinners’ ploy to make him play the cut as often as possible and induce an edge to the keeper.

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We dropped a catch of Shikhar Dhawan and then paid the price, says Sri Lanka manager

After a dismal start to the Test, Sri Lanka cricket manager Asanka Gurusinha is confident that the batsmen will turn things around with a good show when they come out to bat.

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India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: My debut innings was more like this one, says Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan returned to Tests in emphatic fashion as the left-hander smashed a 168-ball 190 on the opening day of the first India-Sri Lanka Test at Galle. The opener’s aggressive knock powered India to 399/3 before day’s play ended.

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India vs Sri Lanka: Shikhar Dhawan ‘breaks one thumb and eleven spirits’ on Day 1

India were 399/3 at stumps on Day 1 of the opening Test against Sri Lanka at Galle on a surface that was greener than usual. It aided the Indian batting and with a toothless attack by the home side, Shikhar Dhawan and Chteshwar Pujara made merry.

India tour of Sri Lanka 2017: Ahead of warm-up match team India sweats it out at the nets, watch video

With only practice game before three back-to-back Tests in Galle, Colombo and Pallekele, openers Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and the returning KL Rahul were seen practising in full swing.

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Virat Kohli-led Team India leave for Sri Lanka, see pics

It is the first tour that India undertake with Ravi Shastri as their head coach and also Virat Kohli’s second away series as India’s full-time captain apart from the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. India play Sri Lanka in the first Test at Galle on July 26.

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Shikhar Dhawan, the unforgotten one

There are several factors that work for Shikhar Dhawan. He is vastly experienced, likely to be untroubled by the home-like conditions of Sri Lanka, where he scored his last Test hundred, and moreover is an immensely likeable figure in the dressing room.

Shikhar Dhawan to replace injured Murali Vijay for India’s tour of Sri Lanka

Opener Murali Vijay was earlier picked in India’s squad against Sri Lanka. However, after enduring an injury, he was replaced by Shikhar Dhawan by the BCCI for the upcoming series that include three-match Test series.

Indian cricket team has a new trend setter – Shikhar Dhawan’s son Zoravar

Hardik Pandya posted a photo of him with Shikhar Dhawan’s son Zoravar on his official Twitter account, praising Zoravar’s new hairstyle and saying that he will copy the boy. He even called the boy ‘trend setter’.

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India vs West Indies 4th ODI: How India’s batting line-up imploded

It was indiscriminate shot-selection that primarily undid the Indian batsmen during fourth One-Day International match against West Indies. Chasing a total of 190 runs, India fell short by 11 runs.

I have great bonding with Australian players, says Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan has been in tremendous form with the bat shared his experience of making his ODI debut in down under and his interaction with Shane Watson during Australia’s tour of India in 2013.

Shikhar Dhawan posts image of victorious team bus after India’s win over West Indies

India won the match after a stellar show from MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane and Kedar Jadhav with the bat and Kuldeep Yadav with the ball. Ravichandran Ashwin also chipped in with three wickets as India took a 2-0 lead in the series.

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India beat hapless West Indies by 93 runs, take 2-0 lead in ODI series

India beat West Indies by 93 runs to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match ODI series. With three matches having already been played, West Indies can now only draw the series.

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India vs West Indies: Shikhar Dhawan experiences rare failure with bat

Shikhar Dhawan experienced a rare failure with the bat when he was dismissed for 2 against West Indies in the third ODI in Antigua while trying to go for an uppercut on a short delivery from Miguel Cummins but only managed to give a catch to Roston Chase.