Shikhar Dhawan Wiki, Biography, Age, Height, Wife Family & More

Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian cricketer who was born on 5 December  1985 in Delhi India. His father’s name was Mahendra Pal Dhawan and his mother’s name was Sunaina Dhawan, he has a younger sister Shreshta Dhawan. He was born in a middle-class Punjabi family, his cousin used to play cricket, and seeing him Shikhar developed a keen interest in cricket. At the age of 12, his parents enrolled him in Sonnet Club in which his cousin also plays cricket under the mentorship of  Tarak Sinha.

He has completed his school studies from St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School, Delhi, and his educational qualification is passed 12th standard. Shikhar started playing Under-17 and Under-19 crickets and made up his journey to the Indian cricket team, only due to his efforts. He is a left-handed opening batsman of the Indian cricket team.

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Name Shikhar Dhawan
Nick NameGabbar, Jatt Ji and Daddy
Date of Birth5 December 1985
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signsSagittarius
SchoolSt. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public school, Delhi
CoachTarak Sinha and Madan Sharma
ProfessionCricketer
 NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism

Career Statistics 

Competition                   ODI                   Test                    T20l
Matches                           130                     34                        61
 Runs                              5,650                  2,315                  1,588

Personal life

Shikhar Dhawan was born on 5 December 1985 in Delhi India in a middle-class family. His father’s name was Mahendra Pal Dhawan and his mother’s name was Sunita Dhawan, he has a younger sister Shrestha Dhawan. Shikhar started playing the Under-15 school tournament and scored a century in that match. He needs to bear a lot of hardships when he was playing in domestic crickets but always been motivated and focus on doing best.

He was named for ICC World Cup and he was one of the leading run-scorer for India, again on 7 September 2018 he was named to play in the Last Test match against England. He was in a relationship with Ayesha Mukherjee who was a former Kickboxer and finally got married to her on 30 October 2012 in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. He has two stepdaughters- Rhea and Aliyah and he also has one son Zoravar.

Early life

Shikhar Dhawan was born in middle-class Punjabi family roots from Ludhiana, his father Mahendra Dhawan fully supported him in whatever he was interested in. He started his cricket career playing for domestic crickets and fortunately was named to play in the Under-15 cricket team which made all the differences.

He was again in October 2002, he was selected in the Delhi Under-19 team for the Cooch Behar Trophy. He started his new season for Ranji Trophy by scoring a century against Tamil Nadu and in the same year, he was made captain of the Delhi team for the Ranji Trophy. In 2010, he was selected in the International squad in the ODI series against Australia and he was also a part of the 2017 Champions Trophy by the ICC. He is the opener in the Indian cricket team.

Indian Premier League (IPL)

Shikhar Dhawan is a very famous name in the Indian cricket team, who is the opener batsman of the Indian cricket team. He made his first-class debut for ODIs on 20 October 2010 against Australia at Visakhapatnam and T20 on 4 June 2011 against West Indies at Port of Spain.

He has played for Delhi in IPL matches and other several matches. Shikhar has made his comeback from injury in the Indian Premier League in the match against Chennai Super Kings. He was being declared as a member of the ICC cricket team.

Facts

  • Shikhar Dhawan was born on 5 December 1985 in Delhi, India in a middle-class Punjabi family.
  • He started his cricket career playing in domestic cricket.
  • His father’s name was Mahendra Pal Dhawan and his mother’s name was Sunaina Dhawan.
  • He got married to Ayesha Mukherjee on 30 October 2012.
  • His net worth is around Rs 75 crore.
Media Interaction:

Shikhar Dhawan is a very famous name in the Indian cricket team, he is a fast-order batsman and the opener in the Indian cricket team. Apart from this, he is a very active member of social media and keeps updating his fans about his career, personal life through all social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and even Tiktok. His Instagram id is (@shikhardofficial), his Twitter id is (@SDhawan25) and his Tiktok id is (@somnathshikharlover42).

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