The entire world now expects amazing talent from India. He is one of the most talented players of the Indian National Cricket Team. Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian International Cricketer. He is a left-handed opening batsman and plays for Delhi in Domestic Cricket and for Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL. He was the fastest century scorer in test debut (85balls) at Mohali in March 2013. Shikhar Dhawan was born on 5 December 1985 to Mahendra Pal Dhawan and Sunaina Dhawan in a Punjabi family and has a younger sister – Shreshta Dhawan. Dhawan did his schooling from Saint Marks, Senior Secondary School in Delhi. He was an average student but was fantastic at sports. Dhawan joined the Sonnet Club when he was barely 12 years old.
He began his preparation as a wicketkeeper in the Clubhouse with a famous coach, Tarak Sinha who trained him personally. He grew his interest towards cricket by seeing his cousin who used to play for the Sonnet Club. On 30 October 2012, hegot married to Ayesha Mukherjee, who is half-Bengali and half-British amateur Boxer and follows a regular fitness regime. They tied the knot in Vasant Kunj Gurudwara, as per Sikh wedding customs, in South Delhi.
introduced Ayesha Mukherjee to Shikhar Dhawan on Facebook. Rhea and Aliyah are his two daughters. They became parents of a baby boy named Zoravar Dhawan in early 2014. Dhawan started his cricket career in 1990/00 through Vijay Merchant Trophy by playing for Delhi. He recognized his interest and talent after Vijay Merchant Trophy in 2000/01 where he had hit 755 runs from 9 innings and averaged 83.88 runs with two centuries and a high score of 199.
Dhawan was then selected in the North Zone under-16 squad for Vijay Hazare Trophy and in the Indian Squad for under-17 Asia Cup in 2001. Dhawan played ICC under-19 World Cup for India in Bangladesh in 2004. He was the leading scorer of the tournament with 505 runs from 7 innings averaged 84.16 runs with three centuries and a fifty. Dhawan made his first-class debut against Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana for Delhi in Ranji (one-day) Trophy. In February 2005, he then played for India Seniors Challenger Trophy Squad with
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
as opening batsman. Dhawan was selected for India Green team for the Challenger Trophy in October 2008 and played against India Red and India Blue but lost both the matches and failed to qualify for the finals. He was then selected for India Red for the Challenger Trophy in October 2009 and won the Trophy with an average of 48.33.
His good form continued in the Ranji Trophy with 451 runs from 6 innings and average of 75.16. After his consistent performance in 2012-13 Domestic Season, Dhawan played for the Indian Test Squad for the four-match Series against Australia in February 2013. Dhawan scored the fastest century of all time in the test debut, off 85 balls and violated the long-kept record of Gundappa Viswanath and won the Man of the Match Award. His good form was maintained in Indian ODI Squad for 2013 ICC Champions Trophy where he scored 363 runs from 5 matches and won the Golden Bat Award. Shikhar Dhawan started his IPL career with the Delhi Daredevils in 2008. He further played for Mumbai Indians in exchange of
in the 2nd and 3rd Season of IPL. For the 4th Season, Dhawan was bought by the Deccan Chargers for $300,000. He was appointed as the captain of the Sunrisers Hyderabad team before the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 tournament began. ICC, World ODI XI in 2013 and CEAT International Player of the Year (2013 - 14) are the awards given to him.