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Which player win the 'golden bat' award in Champions Trophy, 2013 ?

Shikhar dhawan with wife
Shikhar Dhawan with wife

(A) MS Dhoni

(B) Ravindra Jadeja

(C) Virat Kohli

(D) Shikhar Dhawan

Ans: (D) Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian opener. Changing his role from wicketkeeping to opener, his cricket journey is remarkable. Due to his vocal personality and being grounded, he is actually worthy of being called "Gabbar". Check out Shikhar Dhawan's height, weight, physical measurements, age, girlfriend, wife, children, family, biography and some interesting facts about him.

Biography of Shikhar Dhawan


Shikhar Dhawan was born on 5 December 1985 into a Punjabi Hindu family. He completed his schooling from St. Mark's Senior Secondary Public School, Paschim Vihar, Delhi. Seeing his cousin's play for the sonnet club, he developed his interest in cricket, after which his parents enrolled him at the sonnet club at the age of 12. Initially, he was a wicket-keeper at the club, but later transformed himself into an opener. He scored a century in the under-15 tournament for the club. From then on, he practiced a lot to become a good cricketer. When he was playing domestic cricket, he was often neglected by the selectors, due to this, once he made up his mind to leave the game.

Shikhar Dhawan Family


Dhawan was born into a Kshatriya family with Mahendra Pal Dhawan and Sunaina Dhawan.

Shikhar Dhawan married former kickboxer and Melbourne-based Ayesha Mukherjee on 30 October 2012 in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi. Ayesha is divorced from her ex-husband and has two daughters.

He has two stepdaughters; Riya and Aliyah. In 2014, their son, Joravar, was born.

Shikhar Dhawan in Cricket


He first played for Delhi in the Vijay Merchant Trophy in 1999. He was the leading run-scorer in the Vijay Merchant Trophy, with Delhi being the runners-up. Dhawan scored 755 runs in 9 innings with two centuries at an average of 83.88. His impressive performance for Delhi earned him selection to India's Under-17 team for the 2000/01 Under-17 Asia Cup. Dhawan was selected for the 2004 Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, in which he was the leading run-scorer. He scored 505 runs in 7 innings; This is still a record for the singles tournament.

In November 2004, he made his first-class debut for Delhi against Andhra Pradesh. In his first season of the Ranji Trophy, he was Delhi's premier run-way, scoring 461 runs in 6 matches. In the 2005–06 Challenger Trophy, he played for the India B team. However, this trophy was very disappointing for him. During the 2007–08 season, he performed consistently well in the Duleep Trophy and Vijay Hazare Trophy.

He completed his century in 85 balls; Fastest century on Test debut.

He made his IPL debut for the Delhi Daredevils in April 2008 and scored four half-centuries for the team. For the second and third seasons of the IPL, he was traded to the Mumbai Indians in exchange for Ashish Nehra. Prior to the 2013 IPL debut, he was made the captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad.

Controversy about Shikhar Dhawan


On 29 December 2017, he and his family were detained at Dubai Airport while he was traveling to Cape Town to play against South Africa; He did not have the birth certificate of his children.

Salary / net worth


He charges ₹ 15 lakh for a Test match, ₹ 6 lakh for an ODI match and ₹ 3 lakh for a T20 match. He was bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad for IPL 2018 for ris 5.2 crores. His net worth is around Rs 75 crore.

Interesting fact about Shikhar Dhawan


His Ghazni hairstyle, curled mustache, and the way he twists his mustache are trendsetters among the youth.

His wife Ayesha was introduced to Dhawan by Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh.

His wife, Sikhar Dhawan, is 10 years older than half-Bengali and half-British.

He often celebrates in signature style after taking a catch.

Dhawan is very much down to earth person. According to him, Sufi songs taught him to treat success and failure in the same way.

He is the first cricketer to receive 2 consecutive Golden Bats in the ICC Champions Trophy.

He is a tattoo freak man. His body is covered with many tattoos. On his right hand, Arjuna (the character of Mahabharata), Lord Shiva, and Baba Deep Singh are depicted. On his left bicep, "Carp Diem" is written, a tribal design on his right shoulder, a leafless tree on the left calf "", his wife's name "Ayesha" on the left forearm.


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