Shikhar Dhawan is a famous Indian international cricketer and a former captain for limited overs. He is a left-handed opening batsman and an episodic right-arm off-break bowler. Dhawan plays for Delhi in first-class cricket and Delhi Capitals in the IPL T20. In November 2004, he also played for the Indian Under-17 and Under-19 cricket teams before making his first-class debut for Delhi. Dhawan was the leading run-maker for India in the 2013 Champions Trophy, 2015 World Cup, and 2017 Champions Trophy.
He is the speedy Indian to reach three thousand(3000) ODI runs. In December 2017, Dhawan became the second speedy Indian to reach four thousand ODI runs.He became the 3rd Indian to win ‘Player of the Tournament’ for his performance in the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy and after Sachin Tendulkar and Yuvraj Singh.
In the month of October 2010, Dhawan played his ODI debut against Australia at Visakhapatnam. His Test match came against the same opponent in March 2013 at Mohali where he made the swift century by any batsman on a Test match and finished his innings with 187 runs from 174 balls.
When Mr. Dhawan made 248 runs off 150 balls for team India A against South Africa at Pretoria in August 2013, he recorded the 2nd-highest individual score in a List A cricket match. At the time of the 4th One Day International match against the South Africa cricket team in Johannesburg location, he became the 1st Indian and 9th overall to make a hundred(100) in his 100th ODI match. In the year of 2018, 14th June, against the Afghanistan cricket team, Sikhar Dhawan became the 6th batsman, and the 1st for India, to score a hundred(100) on day one of a Test.
The Early Life of Sikhar Dhawan:
Mr. Dhawan was born into a Punjabi family on 5 December 1985 in Delhi, India. His mother’s name is Sunaina Dhawan and Mahendra Pal Dhawan is his father, he has a son Zoravar and two-step daughters. He studied his high school life at St. Mark’s S. S. Public School in Meera Bagh, Delhi, India. At the age of twelve, he trained at Sonnet Club under the instruction of coach Tarak Sinha, who has trained 12 international cricket players. Dhawan was a wicket-keeper when he 1st joined the club.
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