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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Watch: Shikhar Dhawan goes horse riding as Australia series nears

Indian cricketers have been making the most of their time off following the tour to Australia and New Zealand. India's next assignment will be the limited overs series against Australia.

Pulwama attack: Shikhar Dhawan, Mohammed Shami, Virender Sehwag, Vijender Singh make contributions towards soldiers' family

Virender Sehwag offered to take care of the education of the children of the martyred soldiers through his Sehwag International School.


It will be homecoming with Delhi Capitals in IPL 2019: Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan is looking forward to the upcoming season of the IPL where he playing for the Delhi Capitals.

India vs New Zealand: Want to face Australia at home with winning momentum behind us, says Shikhar Dhawan

India will face New Zealand in a three-match T20I series starting Wednesday, following which they will host Australia for 2 T20Is and 5 ODIs starting February 24, 2019.

Watch: Shikhar Dhawan's dreadful throw upsets Hardik Pandya

Hardik Pandya, who picked up two wickets in the third ODI against New Zealand at Bay Oval, was left frustrated with Shikhar Dhawan's fielding effort from the deep.

India vs New Zealand: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan surpass Virender Sehwag, Sachin Tendulkar with 14th 100-run partnership

Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan notched up their 14th 100-run opening stand during the 2nd ODI against New Zealand.


India vs New Zealand: With youngsters like Prithvi Shaw maturing, everyone has to be on their toes, says Shikhar Dhawan

Speaking to reporters ahead of the 2nd ODI against New Zealand, India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan talked about hiw the

Shikhar Dhawan becomes second quickest Indian to 5000 ODI runs

Shikhar Dhawan surpassed the likes of Sourav Ganguly and Graeme Smith while matching Brian Lara to become the joint-fastest left-handed batsman.

India vs Australia: Hardik Pandya gives crucial balance to the team, says Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan said that the presence of Hardik Pandya adds a balance to the squad that is crucial for the Indian team.

India vs Australia: Was a bit sad about omission from Test squad but moved on, says Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan, who was adjudged 'Man of the Series' in the recently concluded T20 series, is confident that India will do well in the four-Test series beginning December 6 at Adelaide.

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India register another ODI series win, sixth of 2017

Spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal picked up three wickets each to set up a comfortable eight-wicket win for India against Sri Lanka in the decider.

What Virat Kohli and other Indian cricket stars have been doing after 2nd Test vs Sri Lanka

Indian cricketers made themselves busy between the second and third Sri Lanka Tests.


Zaheer Khan weds Sagarika Ghatge, Bhuvneshwar Kumar marries Nupur Nagar, Shikhar Dhawan's sister start a new innings, see pics

While Zaheer Khan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar became married men this week, Shikhar Dhawan was busy at his sister's wedding in Delhi.

Shikhar Dhawan, wife Aesha look gorgeous together at sister's wedding ceremony, see inside pics

Shikhar Dhawan attended his sister's marriage ceremony in Hindu tradition this past weekend after they got married under Christian tradition on Thursday.

Shikhar Dhawan, wife Aesha look stunning at sister's 'Mehendi' ceremony, see inside pics

Shikhar Dhawan and wife Aesha look stunning in the pictures as Shreshta (Shikhar's sister) got married in Delhi on Thursday.

Virat Kohli becomes leading ODI run-scorer in 2017: See complete list

Virat Kohli took over as the highest run getter in 2017 by adding 131 runs to his tally to go up to 907 runs. He has now overtaken Faf du Plessis and Joe Root for the top spot in the 50 over format.


Shikhar Dhawan 132*, Virat Kohli 82* help India crush Sri Lanka by nine wickets

India cruised to victory in the first ODI of the five-match series in Sri Lanka by 9 wickets after Shikhar Dhawan scored an unbeaten 132 while Virat Kohli chipped in with 82*.

Yuvraj Singh dropped from Virat Kohli-led India squad for Sri Lanka ODIs, T20I

India Squad: Virat Kohli (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Manish Pandey, Ajinkya Rahane, Kedar Jadhav, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur

Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan meet the Great Khali after winning second Test against Sri Lanka

After winning the second Test against Sri Lanka on Sunday, India captain Virat Kohli met the Great Khali and uploaded two pictures with the former WWE champion. He said in the caption, "It was Great to meet The Great Khali, what a guy!"

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1: Dhawan's blitz and Pujara's grit floor Sri Lanka at Galle

India were dominant on Day 1 against Sri Lanka with Shikhar Dhawan blazing his way to a 190 and Cheteshwar Pujara scoring a gritty 144.