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 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.

India vs Australia, 1st T20I: Missed chances in field cost us dearly, says Shikhar Dhawan

India first faltered in the field, letting Australia score 158 for four after rain shortened the contest to a 17-overs-a-side affair.

Virat Kohli spends time with kids on Children's Day

Sports stars like Virat Kohli, Saina Nehwal led the celebrations on Wednesday, wishing everyone a Happy Children's Day.

India vs West Indies: If Rohit Sharma doesn’t get you, Shikhar Dhawan will

Shikhar Dhawan’s 92 ensures India’s clean-sweep over the Windies, though the hosts make heavy weather of the chase at the death.


Sunrisers Hyderabad trade Shikhar Dhawan to Delhi Daredevils

Shikhar Dhawan had been with Sunrisers Hyderabad since 2013, becoming the team's top-scorer with a tally of 2768 runs from 91 innings.

After Asia Cup success, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan rise in ICC ODI Rankings

Rohit Sharma, who led India as captain to 7th Asia Cup title victory, rose 2 spots to reach the 2nd position in ICC ODI Rankings.

Asia Cup 2018 final: India won't take Bangladesh lightly in final, says Shikhar Dhawan

India vice-captain Shikhar Dhawan said the six-time champion would not take surprise package Bangladesh lightly in Friday's Asia Cup final.

I did not do well in England despite giving my all, there is no shame in it: Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan Thursday said there was "no shame" in his disastrous run of form in the Tests against England as his plans did not work out despite giving his all.

India vs West Indies: Shikhar Dhawan to get the axe as selectors sweat over Ishant Sharma, R Ashwin’s fitness

Prithvi Shaw will be the front-runner in Shikhar Dhawan’s absence to walk out with KL Rahul to open the innings in Rajkot next week against West Indies.

The Shikhar Dhawan dilemma: To pick or not to pick

Shikhar Dhawan failed in England, but has hit two tons in the Asia Cup, just before the squad for West Indies Tests will be picked