Shikhar Dhawan is a rising star of the Indian cricket team. This lad from New Delhi, who is also known as ‘Gabbar’ is a fan favorite and a top-class cricketer.
Shikhar Dhawan debuted playing for the Indian cricket team in an ODI match against rivals Australia in Vishakhapatnam. With regards to his test debut, he made it again against Australia in 2013 at Mohali, Punjab.
If we talk about his family background, then he belongs to a Punjabi family from New Delhi. He played the role of a wicketkeeper when he first started playing cricket. He also is a prolific IPL (Indian Premier League) player. Shikhar Dhawan initially used to play for the team ‘Delhi Daredevils’. But after the very first season, he started representing the Mumbai Indians. After playing for the Mumbai Indians for two seasons, He was bought by Deccan Chargers.
After that and till now, he played for the Sunrisers Hyderabad cricket team till 2019. Then, he took over by Delhi Capitals. As of now, he plays for the Delhi Capitals.
He has also managed to make a lot of brand endorsement deals with many companies. Some of them are:
- Big Baazar
- Canara Bank
If we talk about his personal life then he currently married to Ayesha Mukherjee. She has 2 daughters from her previous marriage and also has given birth to Shikar’s son Zoravar.
Dhawan also holds a number of records. Some of them are:
- 2nd fastest Indian batsman to reach 4000 runs in One Day International cricket
- Most runs in a given calendar year in T20 cricket.
- Fastest century in a Test debut.
Overall, his career has been quite balanced. But, he has seen some ups and downs. We hope that he keeps performing well for the Indian cricket team and his IPL franchise Delhi Capitals. We wish luck in your future.
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