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Shikhar Dhawan Shikhar Dhawan Height: 1.8 m DOB: December 5, 1985

Shikhar Dhawan is a stylish and aggressive left-handed opening batsman and can also bowl right-arm off break. Dhawan, who was born in Delhi, plays for the India national cricket team. He also represents Delhi in domestic tournaments and plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League. Dhawan is married to Ayesha Mukherjee.

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File Photo of Shikhar Dhawan receiving Arjuna Award.

Great honour to receive Arjuna Award, says Shikhar Dhawan

Cricket | Nov 14, 2021, 06:39 PM IST

After being presented the Arjuna Award, Indian batter Shikhar Dhawan took to social media to thank everyone who supported him in his journey, including his family, friends, and the national cricket board (BCCI).

Virat Kohli imitates Shikhar Dhawan's batting style; posts video on his Twitter profile

Virat Kohli imitates Shikhar Dhawan's batting style; posts video on his Twitter profile

Cricket | Oct 18, 2021, 12:35 PM IST

Indian captain Virat Kohli on Monday posted a video mimicking the batting style of opening batter Shikhar Dhawan.

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DC vs SRH: Shikhar Dhawan pips Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma to take second spot in elusive IPL list

Cricket | Sep 22, 2021, 10:33 PM IST

Dhawan became the first batsman this season to reach 400 runs. He has now amassed 413 runs in nine matches at 59 with a strike rate of 132.37, laced with two half-centuries. 

Shreyas Iyer's return will strengthen team, need to start on a high note: Shikhar Dhawan

IPL 2021 | Shreyas Iyer's return will strengthen team, need to start on a high note: Shikhar Dhawan

Cricket | Sep 12, 2021, 01:35 PM IST

Iyer had missed the first leg of the IPL after suffering a shoulder injury during the first ODI between India and England in March.

Ravichandran Ashwin

Analysing India's T20 World Cup squad selection: Spin-heavy side, surprise omissions, Ashwin returns

Cricket | Sep 09, 2021, 06:54 PM IST

Despite being among India's highest wicket-taker in the international format and in T20 World Cups, Ashwin was never in the reckoning for the 2021 edition until the injury of Washington Sundar.

T20 World Cup | Need of the hour was to look at other players and give Dhawan some rest: Chetan Shar

T20 World Cup | Need of the hour was to give Dhawan some rest: Chetan Sharma

Cricket | Sep 09, 2021, 11:55 AM IST

Dhawan had captained India in the limited overs series in Sri Lanka in July but hasn't been included in the T20 World Cup squad.

Shikhar Dhawan parts ways with wife Ayesha Mukerji after eight years of marriage

Shikhar Dhawan parts ways with wife Ayesha Mukherjee after nine years of marriage

Cricket | Sep 07, 2021, 11:33 PM IST

Shikhar and Ayesha had got engaged way back in 2009, but Dhawan postponed the wedding by three years as he wanted to cement his place in the Indian team before taking the plunge.

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Difficult situation for us but we decided to stay on and play series: Shikhar Dhawan

Cricket | Jul 29, 2021, 11:45 PM IST

Dhawan revealed that India had the option of not playing the remaining two games after losing nine players to COVID-19 related isolation but they chose the difficult route of playing with only five specialist batsmen.

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SL vs IND, 3rd T20I | Shikhar Dhawan becomes first Indian captain to register golden duck in T20Is

Cricket | Jul 29, 2021, 08:23 PM IST

It was also Dhawan's first golden duck in his 68-match T20I career, fifth in his T20 career, and third in his overall international career. 

Shikhar Dhawan was proud of his team for putting up a good fight

SL vs IND 2nd T20I: Proud of my boys for good fight, says skipper Shikhar Dhawan despite defeat

Cricket | Jul 29, 2021, 06:54 AM IST

With most of the power-hitters in isolation after Krunal Pandya's COVID-19 positive case, India could manage only 132 for 5 on a slow track.

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SL vs IND: India will try out new guys but will experiment only after ensuring series win: Dhawan

Cricket | Jul 24, 2021, 08:10 PM IST

On a personal note, Dhawan knows that even he is auditioning for a place in the T20 World Cup side.

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No demand by BCCI on immediate release of Shaw, Suryakumar for Test team: Dhawan

Cricket | Jul 24, 2021, 06:19 PM IST

News emerged in sections of the media that the Indian team management in England has asked for reinforcements after Shubman Gill returned home due to injury and pace bowler Avesh Khan got injured in the tourists' warm-up tie

SL vs IND 3rd ODI | We lost too many wickets in middle overs, were short by 50 runs: Shikhar Dhawan

SL vs IND 3rd ODI | We lost too many wickets in middle overs, were short by 50 runs: Shikhar Dhawan

Cricket | Jul 24, 2021, 07:07 AM IST

Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan said that the side was 50 runs short after a three-wicket loss to Sri Lanka in the final ODI.

Shikhar Dhawan of India

ICC ODI Rankings: Shikhar Dhawan moves up two places to 16th, Virat Kohli remains second

Cricket | Jul 21, 2021, 03:32 PM IST

Dhawan's unbeaten 86 in the first game of the ongoing three-ODI series in Colombo helped him accumulate 712 rating points.

India's Ishan Kishan, right, celebrates scoring a half

SL vs IND | Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan finished the game in first 15 overs only: Shikhar Dhawan

Cricket | Jul 18, 2021, 11:21 PM IST

India overhauled the target in 36.4 overs as they rode on Dhawan's unbeaten 86, debutant Ishan Kishan's blistering 59 and opener Prithvi Shaw's equally aggressive 43.

Shikhar Dhawan and Ishan Kishan

Skipper Shikhar Dhawan, debutant Ishan Kishan shine in India's seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka

Cricket | Jul 18, 2021, 10:47 PM IST

Prithvi Shaw, with his new found swagger in 50-over cricket, butchered the Sri Lankan pacers during his brief stay by hammering nine boundaries in a 24-ball 43.

India's Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during the first one

Dhawan completes 10,000 international runs and break Ganguly's record with 33rd ODI fifty

Cricket | Jul 18, 2021, 09:14 PM IST

In the 16th over of India's chase to 263, Dhawan became the fastest player to 1000 ODI runs against Sri Lanka, surpassing South Africa's Hashim Amla

SL vs IND 1st ODI | Shikhar Dhawan becomes oldest Indian on ODI captaincy debut

SL vs IND 1st ODI | Shikhar Dhawan becomes oldest Indian on ODI captaincy debut

Cricket | Jul 18, 2021, 02:40 PM IST

Shikhar Dhawan became the oldest Indian to make his ODI captaincy debut during the 1st ODI against Sri Lanka.

Shikhar Dhawan and Rahul Dravid

SL vs IND: Shikhar Dhawan points out difference in coaching styles of Rahul Dravid, Ravi Shastri

Cricket | Jul 17, 2021, 10:21 PM IST

Dhawan will lead a young Indian side in the six-match white-ball series against Sri Lanka, beginning with the first ODI on Sunday in Colombo.

Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

SL vs IND | Will India play Kuldeep, Chahal in the ODIs? Shikhar Dhawan responds

Cricket | Jul 17, 2021, 10:07 PM IST

If Hardik Pandya features as an all-rounder,  it is possible that both Chahal and Kuldeep could be picked as India will have an extra pace option

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