Biography of Shikhar Dhawan & His Age, Cricket Career, Wife, Net Worth, Children, Family

Shikhar Dhawan biography

Shikhar Dhawan Biography (Biography, Family, Age, Records, IPL Matches, Height, Innings)

Shikhar Dhawan is the Indian team’s opening batsman. Dhawan bats first in all three forms of cricket. His teammates refer to him as Gabbar. The most fascinating fact about Dhawan’s life is. Harbhajan Singh introduced Dhawan’s wife Ayesha through Facebook. 

Dhawan made his ODI debut in Visakhapatnam against Australia in October 2010. His Test debut came against the same opposition in March 2013 at Mohali, where he scored the fastest century by any batsman on Test debut, 187 runs from 174 balls.

Apart from his fashionable batting, he is also known for his fashionable moustache and hairstyles. His friends affectionately refer to him as “Gabbar.”


Name) Shikhar Dhawan
Nick Name  Gabbar, Jattji, Daddy Do
Date of Birth 5 December 1985
Age  37 years (year 2022)
Birth place Delhi, India
Education  12th grade
School  St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School, Delhi
Nationality) Indian
Home Town  Delhi, india
Religion Hindu
Cast  Kshatriya
Zodiac sign Archer
Height 5 feet 11 inches
Weight  80 kg
Eye Color) dark brown
Hair Colour Black
Profession Cricketer (left handed batsman)
Jersey Number #25, 16 (India)

#25 (Domestic)

Domestic/State Team Deccan Chargers, Delhi,

Delhi Daredevils,

India A,

mumbai indians,

Sunrise Hyderabad

Coach/Mentor  Tarak Sinha, Madan Sharma
Marital Status Divorcee
Marriage Date  30 October 2012
Divorce Date  September 2021
Net Worth  Rs 75 crore

Education and Early Life of Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan was born on December 5, 1985 in Delhi. Dhawan’s mother’s name is Sunaina Dhawan, and his father’s name is Mahendra Pal Dhawan. Many people mistake Shikhar Dhawan for a Jat, but he is actually a Punjabi Khatri. He graduated from Meera Bagh’s St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School. He began training at Sonnet Club at the age of 12 with coach Tarak Sinha, who has trained 12 international cricketers. Dhawan started out as a wicketkeeper for the club.

Shikhar Dhawan’s cricket debut

He made his debut for Delhi in the Vijay Merchant Trophy in 1999. He scored the most runs in the Vijay Merchant Trophy, in which Delhi finished second. Dhawan scored 755 runs in 9 innings, averaging 83.88 and hitting two centuries. His outstanding play for Delhi earned him a spot in the India Under-17 squad for the Under-17 Asia Cup in 2000. Dhawan was chosen for the 2004 Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, where he finished as the tournament’s leading run-scorer. He scored 505 runs in 7 innings, which is still a tournament record.

Dhawan played his first first-class match for Delhi against Andhra Pradesh in November 2004. shikhar was Delhi’s top run-scorer in his first Ranji Trophy season, with 461 runs in 6 games. He participated for the India B team in the Challenger Trophy in 2005–2006. It was a big letdown for him, though, that trophy. He continued to do well in the Duleep Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy competitions during the 2007–08 season. His first ODI match was against Australia in October 2010. In 2013, he played against Australia in his first Test.

In his first Test, he registered a century. With 85 balls, he reached his century, becoming the quickest test debutant. In April 2008, he made his IPL debut with the Delhi Daredevils, contributing four half-centuries to the squad. He was given to Mumbai Indians for the second and third IPL seasons in exchange for Ashish Nehra. Deccan Chargers acquired him for the 2011 IPL. He became the Sunrisers Hyderabad team captain before the 2013 IPL season began.

Shikhar Dhawan Controversies

On December 29, 2017, he and his family were detained at the Dubai airport while en route to Cape Town to play against South Africa. He was found to be lacking the children’s birth certificates.

Shikhar Dhawan: Records

  • Highest runs scored by an Indian player in the 2015 ICC World Cup, 174 out of 187, was the fastest Test century on debut.
  • First player in ICC Champions Trophy history to win two straight golden bats.
  • Indian player has the most ODI hundreds in 2013.
  • After the 100th ODI, he had amassed 4309 runs. Second overall and first among Indians.
  • the first Indian batsman to reach a century on the opening day of a Test match before lunch.
  • Fastest for India to reach 1000, 2000, or 3000 ODI runs
  • Most runs scored in the 2013 and 2017 ICC Champions Trophy
  • fastest batsman in an ICC event to accumulate 1,000 run.
  • Highest runs scored by a batsman in T20s during a year (2018)



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