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Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian left-handed opening batsman. He made his first-class debut for Delhi in November 2004. Here you will find information related to Sikhar Dhawan age, bio, height, net worth, weight, salary and relationship status. He made his India International ODI debut against Australia in 2010. His debut for test cricket came beside the similar opposition in 2013 at Mohali wherein he scored fastest hundred on Test debut.

About/Bio/Wiki of Shikhar Dhawan

Full Name Shikhar Dhawan
Nickname Gabbar, Jatt Ji, Daddy D
Profession Indian Cricketer (Left-handed Batsman)

Physical State & More

Height
  • in centimeters- 180cm
  • in meters- 1.80 m
  • in feet inches- 5’11”
Weight
  • in kilograms- 80 kg
  • in pounds- 176 lbs
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black
Body Colour Fair

Cricket

Shikhar Dhawan with his team mates
International Debut

ODI- 20 October 2010 against Australia at Visakhapatnam

Test- 14 March 2013 against Australia at Mohali

T20- 4 June 2011 against West Indies at Port of Spain

Coach/Mentor

Tarak Sinha, Madan Sharma

Jersey Number

#25, 16 (India)

#25 (Domestic)
Domestic/State Teams Deccan Chargers, Delhi, Delhi Daredevils, India A, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad
Records (main ones)
  • The leading run scorer in any Under-19 World Cup (505 runs from 7 innings in 2004).
  • The fastest to reach 1000 runs in ICC ODI tournaments (16 innings).
  • The 2nd-highest individual score in a List A match (248 runs off 150 balls for India A against South Africa A at Pretoria).
  • Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner became the 1st opening pair to score more than 2000 runs in the IPL.
  • The 97th batsman overall to score a century on his Test debut (187 runs against Australia in 2013).
  • The fastest century ever on Test debut (187 runs off 85 balls against Australia in 2013).
  • Most runs by an Indian player in the 2015 ICC World Cup (412 runs in 8 innings).
  • The 1st ever cricketer to get 2 consecutive golden bats at ICC Champions Trophy.
  • Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma made a record opening partnership in T20 internationals (158 runs) for any wicket, against New Zealand in 2017.
  • The 1st Indian batsman (9th overall) to score a century in 100th ODI (against South Africa in 2018).
Awards/Achievements

2004- Player of the Tournament in the Under-19 World Cup

2013- Man of the Series in the ICC Champions Trophy
Career Turning Point His performance for the India Blue in the 2010 Challengers Trophy, after which he was included in the ODI series against Australia.

Personal Life

Date of Birth 5 December 1985
Birth Place Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Delhi, India
School St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School, Delhi
College Not Known
Educational Qualifications 12th standard
Religion Hinduism
Caste Kshatriya

Family

Shikhar Dhawan with his wife
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Ayesha Mukherjee (Former Kickboxer)
Marriage Date  30 October 2012
Children

Son- Zoravar (born in 2014)

Daughters- Rhea (Step-daughter), Aliyah (Step-daughter)
Parents

Father- Mahendra Pal Dhawan

Mother- Sunaina Dhawan
Siblings

Brother- None

Sister- Shreshta (Younger)

Favorite Things

Hobbies Doing yoga, Swimming, Reading, Playing table tennis and badminton
Food Habit Non – Vegetarian
Tattoos

Right hand- Arjuna, the character from Mahabharat, Lord Shiva, and Baba Deep Singh (one of the most honoured martyrs in Sikh history)

Left biceps- “Carpe Diem” written

Right shoulder- A tribal design

Left calf- A bird with a leafless tree

Left forearm- His wife’s name written “Ayesha”

Tattoos Photo & Details: Shikhar Dhawan tattoos
Favourite Cricketer 

Sachin Tendulkar, Andy Flower

Favourite Food Butter chicken
Favourite Cricket Ground Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
Favourite Actor (s) Aamir Khan, Sylvester Stallone
Favourite Actress Kareena Kapoor
Favourite Film Rocky (1976)
Favourite Singer (s) Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Wadali brothers (Puranchand & Pyarelal)
Favourite Songs

“Mawa Thandiya Chava” by Gurdas Maan

“Sai” by Satinder Sartaj
Favourite Book Blink by Malcolm Gladwell, The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Car Collection Mercedes GL350 CDI
Bike Collection  Suzuki GSX 1300R Hayabusa, Royal Enfield
Salary (2020) ₹52000000(IPL)
TOTAL IPL INCOME ₹701000000
Net Worth $13 Million

Controversies of Shikhar Dhawan:

On 29 December 2017, when he, along with his family was travelling to Cape Town to play against South Africa, his wife and kids were stopped at Dubai airport from boarding the flight as they weren’t having birth certificates for the kids.

Does Shikhar Dhawan smoke: No
Does Shikhar Dhawan drink alcohol: Yes

Some less known facts about Shikhar Dhawan:

  • Shikhar was born into a middle-class Punjabi family with roots in Ludhiana.
  • His cousin used to play for Sonnet Club, Delhi. Watching him play, he developed his interest in cricket, after which his parents enrolled him at the Sonnet Club, aged 12, under the coaching of Tarak Sinha.
  • The same year, he scored a century in a U-15 school tournament.
  • When he joined the club, he was more of a wicket-keeper than a batsman.
  • While he was playing domestic cricket, there was a time when he was continually overlooked by the selectors, which frustrated him so much that he wanted to quit playing cricket.
  • On his ODI debut, he got out on a “duck” and scored a “century” on his Test debut.
  • He was selected ahead of Virender Sehwag on his Test debut, and he fully justified his selection by hitting the fastest century on Test debut — in just 85 balls.
  • His Ghajini haircut, curved moustache, and the way he twirls his moustache is a trendsetter among the youths.
  • His wife Ayesha Mukherji who was settled in Australia was introduced to him by their common friend Harbhajan Singh on Facebook. Later, they both got into a relationship and got married.
  • His wife Ayesha is half-Bengali and half-British, who hails from Melbourne, Australia. She has 2 children with her first husband and 1 child with Shikhar Dhawan.
  • His wife is 10 years older than him.
  • He has a signature style of celebration after taking a catch.

Image Credit: Instagram

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