Shikhar Dhawan Wiki/ Biography
Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian International Cricketer. He was born on 5 December 1985 in Delhi, India. He is a left-handed batsman, but sometimes a right-handed off-break bowler. He belongs to a non-veg family. Shikhar Dhawan height is 5 ft. 11 inches and weighs around 80 kgs. He plays as a batsman in Delhi Capitals in Indian Premier League. He has got 4 tattoos on his body. Shikhar Dhawan net worth in 2019 is $13 million dollars.
Other basic facts
- Age (as in 2019): 33 years
- Hometown: Delhi, India
- Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
- Hair color: Black
- Eye Colour: Dark Brown
- Body Measurements: chest – 40 inches; Waist – 32 inches; Biceps – 16 inches
- Height: 180 cm or 5′ 11″ inches or 1.80 m
- Weight: almost 80 kgs or 176 lbs
- Nickname: Gabbar, Jatt Ji
- Jersey Number: 25
- International Debut: ODI debut – 20 October 2010 v Australia; Test debut – 14 March 2013 v Australia; T20 debut – 4 June 2011 v West Indies
- Net Worth(Approx): $13 million
- Salary: Retainer Fee – ₹7 crore; IPL Fee – ₹5.2 crore; Test Fee – ₹15 lakh; ODI Fee – ₹6 lakh; T20 Fee – ₹3 lakh
Shikhar Dhawan went to St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School. He passed 12 grade from there and can fluently speak Hindi as well as Punjabi.
Shikhar Dhawan has a cute, small family. His family comprises of his father Mahendra Pal Dhawan, mother Sunaina Dhawan, Sister Shrestha and then he has three beautiful children too.
Shikhar Dhawan Houses, Cars and Bikes Collection
Shikhar Dhawan is one of those people who are fond of making homes. Shikhar Dhawan has got a bungalow in Delhi, India and another bungalow in Melbourne, Australia. When it comes to cars, then he has got a great collection of cars. Shikhar Dhawan car collection includes that is Mercedes GL350 CDI, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, and BMW. He is also a bike-loving person as he got two bikes which are Suzuki GSX 1300R Hayabusa that is approximately 18 lakhs and the other one is Royal Enfield.
Shikhar Dhawan has been a dynamic player since he started his career. He was trained by Tarak Sinha and afterward by Madan Sharma. He loves to play cut shot and is an opening batsman of the Indian team. Dhawan played for Delhi Under-16s in 1999 for Vijay Merchant Trophy and stood the prominent run-scorer of 2000.
Afterward, In October 2002, Dhawan then was selected over again in the Delhi Under-19 squad for the Cooch Behar Trophy in which he scored 388 runs from 8 innings at a run-of-the-mill of 55.42 counting two hundred.
Dhawan played his debut for Delhi in contradiction of Andhra in 2004. When it comes to international debut making, then Shikhar Dhawan played his debut in the category of One Day International on 20 October 2010 against Australia in the ground of Visakhapatnam. He played his debut in the category of Twenty20 on 4 June 2011 in contradiction to West Indies in the ground of the Port of Spain. He played is test cricket debut on 14 March 2013 against Australia in the stadium of Mohali.
Shikhar Dhawan main and important records include:
- He has been the top run scorer in Under 19 matches. As he scored 504 runs from seven innings.
- He is titled as the fastest cricket player to reach the 1000 runs in One Day International tournaments.
- He has got the title of being an individual to score second highest in A category matches.
- He is said to be the 97th cricket player to notch a century in his test cricket.
- He is also entitled to notching a fastest ever century in the test match.
- Shikhar Dhawan is a player with most runs in ICC world cup played in 2015.
- He is said to be the very first cricket player to receive 2 golden bats by ICC Championship.
- Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma made an opening partnership in twenty20 of 2017.
- He is also said to be the 1st Indian cricket player to hit a century on his 100th One Day International match.
Shikhar Dhawan Net Worth
Shikhar Dhawan apart from being a dynamic cricketer is also one of the rich people. Shikhar Dhawan net worth is around 13 million dollars whereas his per annum income is approximately 2.3 million dollars. Shikhar Dhawan receives the hefty fee of 4 crores in order to play in Indian Premier League.
Shikhar Dhawan Wife/ Children
Shikhar Dhawan was introduced to Ayesha Mukherjee, a former kickboxer on Facebook; there they became friends then this friendship turned into a relationship and afterward 0n 30 October 2012 they got married to each other in Vasant Kunj, a place in New Delhi. Ayesha is half British and half Bengali. They got three children, a son named Zoravar, and two daughters’ Rhea and Aliyah who said to be his stepdaughters.
Lesser Known Facts about Shikhar Dhawan
- Shikhar Dhawan polished his skills under the supervision of his coach Tarak Sinha just when he was 12 years old lad at Sonnet club.
- Shikhar Dhawan begins his career as a wicketkeeper. While being a wicket-keeper, he was not well known. But he was bright cricketer as he notched 100 runs in under 15 cricket.
- Before being selected for India’s team. He played for the stars of India against the masters of Pakistan in May 2005 in the ground of Abu Dhabi but was dismissed by Lasith Malinga and Abdul Razzaq.
- He first played with MS Dhoni as an opening batsman of the team. At this stage, Dhawan was only 19 years old when he and MS Dhoni notched centuries in One Day International matches.
- Dhawan was selected for Delhi daredevil for playing in Indian Premier League but then was interchanged with a player named Ashish Nehra of Mumbai’s team. He represented Mumbai’s team in two consecutive years 2009 and 2010 respectively.
- Shikhar Dhawan has been fond of bikes since he was a young boy. He had been looking for every new and luxurious bike. He owes a bike Hayabusa now.
- He has got a number of carvings done on his body. He loves tattoos. He has got a tattoo on his arms, biceps and is meditating for more tattoos.
- He has got some nicknames as Gabbar and Jatt Ji. He is called Jatt Ji by his fellow cricketers as he belongs to a Punjabi community, and often called Gabbar because of his mustaches looking a like a character in film Sholay.
- When it comes to the family, then Shikhar Dhawan has got a beautiful family as he got married to Ayesha Mukherjee, who is half Bengali and half British. She got two daughters from her previous husband. Shikhar Dhawan and Ayesha were introduced to each other by their common friend Harbhajan Singh on Facebook. Later they got married.