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.read more
KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli hit fifties while the bowlers chipped in equally as India beat Australia by 36 runs in Rajkot to level three-match series 1-1.
Aaron Finch (110*) and David Warner (128*) slammed centuries as Australia beat India by 10 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Quinton de Kock remained not out on 79 as South Africa (140/1) beat India (134/9) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
Shikhar Dhawan found form with a 63-ball 97 and powered Delhi Capitals to a seven-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL here Friday, leaving two legends at the visiting dugout beaming.
The chase was set up by skipper Rohit Sharma (50 off 29 balls) in company of Shikhar Dhawan (30, 31 balls) with a 79-run stand after Krunal Pandya got three wickets to restrict the hosts to 158/8.
Virat Kohli perfectly executed 165 chase in 19.4 overs came after Shikhar Dhawan (41 off 22 balls) and Rohit Sharma (23 off 16 balls) provided a flying start to the innings.
There was some drama towards the end as India lost the wickets of Pant and Dhawan leaving the host to score one run off the last delivery bowled by Fabian Allen to secure the victory.
Chasing a target of 238, Rohit (111 no off 119 balls) and Dhawan (114 off 100 balls) flayed the Pakistan attack adding 210 runs for the opening stand to seal their second lopsided victory in the tournament in only 39.3 overs.
The Indian vice-captain made a target of 199 look ridiculously easy on a small Bristol ground after the visiting bowlers did a commendable job at the back end to restrict the hosts to a sub-par score.
India outclassed Ireland by 76 runs in the opening T20 International in Dublin on Wednesday.
Indian players spent time on the nets, practising for the first T20I against the hosts Ireland. They will lock horn on Wednesday at Malahide Cricket Club.
Sunrisers Hyderabad outclassed Delhi Daredevils by nine wickets to consolidate their position on the top of the IPL 2018 Points Table at the Feroz Shah Kotla.
Sunrisers Hyderabad held their nerves to edge out Mumbai Indians by one wicket off the last ball of the match in a thrilling match.
Opener Shikhar Dhawan (77*) and captain Kane Williamson (36*) knitted an unbeaten 120-run stand for the second-wicket to power Sunrisers Hyderabad to an emphatic nine-wicket win.
Perera's brilliant 66 off 37 balls and some crucial contributions from the middle-order helped Sri Lanka beat India.
A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first T20I in Johannesburg.