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Shikhar Dhawan Biography Height Wife Photos Family

Shikhar Dhawan Biography Height Wife Photos Family
Shikhar Dhawan Biography Height Wife Photos Family

Shikhar Dhawan Biography Height Wife Photos Family

Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian Cricketer.He was born on 5th December’1985 in Delhi,India.He belongs to middle class Punjabi family.He got married to Ayesha Mukharjee in 2012.

Real Name-Shikhar Dhawan
Nickname-Gabbar, Jatt Ji,Daddy D
Profession-Cricketer(Left-handed Batsman)

Shikhar Dhawan Physical Stats & More:

•in centimeter-180 cm
•in meters-1.80 m
•in feet inches-5’ 11”
•in kilograms- 80 kg
•in pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements
Chest:40 inches
Waist:32 inches
Biceps:16 inches
Eye Colour-Dark Brown
Hair Colour-Black

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Shikhar Dhawan Biography Height Wife Photos Family

Cricket Career:

•International Debut ODI-20 October 2010 against Australia at Visakhapatnam
•Test- 14 March 2013 against Australia at Mohali
•T20- 4 June 2011 against West Indies at Port of Spain
Jersey Number:25,16(India),25(Domestic)

Domestic/State Team:Deccan Chargers, Delhi, Delhi Daredevils,India A, Mumbai Indians, Sunrisers Hyderabad

Coach/Mentor:Tarak Sinha,Madan Sharma
Favourite Shot -Cut shot

Records (main ones)

•The leading run scorer in any Under-19 World Cup (505 runs from 7 innings in 2004).
•The fastest to reach 1000 runs in ICC ODI tournaments (16 innings).[1]

•The 2nd-highest individual score in a List A match (248 runs off 150 balls for India A against South Africa A at Pretoria).

•Shikhar Dhawan and David Warner became the 1st opening pair to score more than 2000 runs in the IPL.

•The 97th batsman overall to score a century on his Test debut (187 runs against Australia in 2013).
•The fastest century ever on Test debut (187 runs off 85 balls against Australia in 2013).

•Most runs by an Indian player in the 2015 ICC World Cup (412 runs in 8 innings).

•The 1st ever cricketer to get 2 consecutive golden bats at ICC Champions Trophy.

•Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma made a record opening partnership in T20 internationals (158 runs) for any wicket, against New Zealand in 2017.

•The 1st Indian batsman (9th overall) to score a century in 100th ODI (against South Africa in 2018).


2004- Player of the Tournament in the Under-19 World Cup
2013- Man of the Series in the ICC Champions Trophy
Career Turning Point His performance for the India Blue in the 2010 Challengers Trophy,after which he was included in the ODI series against Australia.

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Shikhar Dhawan Personal Life:

Date of Birth-5 December 1985
Age:35 Years(as in 2020)
Birth Place:Delhi,India
Zodiac sign:Sagittarius
School-St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School, Delhi
Educational Qualification-12th standard
Caste -Kshatriya
Food Habit:Non-Vegetarian
Political Inclination:BJP
Address:A bungalow in Delhi and Melbourne
Hobbies-Doing yoga, Swimming, Reading, Playing table tennis and badminton

Tattoo(s) Right hand-Arjuna, the character from Mahabharat, Lord Shiva, and Baba Deep Singh (one of the most honoured martyrs in Sikh history)
Left biceps- “Carpe Diem” written
Right shoulder- A tribal design
Left calf- A bird with a leafless tree
Left forearm- His wife’s name written “Ayesha”
Tattoos Photo & Details: Shikhar Dhawan tattoos


On 29 December 2017, when he, along with his family was travelling to Cape Town to play against South Africa, his wife and kids were stopped at Dubai airport from boarding the flight as they weren’t having birth certificates for the kids.

Girlfriend Affairs and Family:

Marital Status-Married
Affairs/Girlfriends-Ayesha Mukherjee(Former Kickboxer)
Marriage Date-30 October 2012
Marriage Place-Vasant Kunj,New Delhi
Wife/Spouse-Ayesha Mukherjee(m. 2012-present)
Children Son- Zoravar (born in 2014)
Daughters- Rhea (Step-daughter),Aliyah (Step-daughter)
Father-Mahendra Pal Dhawan
Mother-Sunaina Dhawan
Sibling Brother- None
Sister- Shreshta (Younger)

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Shikhar Dhawan Biography Height Wife Photos Family

Favourite Things:

Favourite Cricketer:Sachin Tendulkar, Andy Flower
Favourite Cricket Ground:Lord’s Cricket Ground,London
Favourite Food:Butter chicken
Favourite Beverage:Vodka
Favourite Actor:Aamir Khan, Sylvester Stallone
Favourite Actress:Kareena Kapoor
Favourite Film-Rocky (1976)
Favourite Singer-Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Wadali brothers (Puranchand & Pyarelal)
Favourite Song:”Mawa Thandiya Chava” by Gurdas Maan
“Sai” by Satinder Sartaj
Favourite Book:Blink by Malcolm Gladwell,The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

Style Quotient:

Car Collection Mercedes GL350 CDI
Bike Collection Suzuki GSX 1300R Hayabusa, Royal Enfield
Money Factor
Salary (as in 2018) Retainer Fee- ₹7 crore
Test Fee- ₹15 lakh
ODI Fee- ₹6 lakh
T20 Fee- ₹3 lakh
IPL 11- ₹5.2 crore
Net Worth (approx.) ₹75 croreShikhar Dhawan Biography Height Wife Photos Family

Few Facts About Shikhar Dhawan:

Does Shikhar Dhawan smoke?: No
Does Shikhar Dhawan drink alcohol?: Yes

-Shikhar was born into a middle-class Punjabi family with roots in Ludhiana.

-His cousin used to play for Sonnet Club, Delhi. Watching him play, he developed his interest in cricket, after which his parents enrolled him at the Sonnet Club, aged 12, under the coaching of Tarak Sinha.
-The same year, he scored a century in a U-15 school tournament.

-When he joined the club,he was more of a wicket-keeper than a batsman.

-While he was playing domestic cricket, there was a time when he was continually overlooked by the selectors, which frustrated him so much that he wanted to quit playing cricket.
-On his ODI debut, he got out on a “duck” and scored a “century” on his Test debut.

-He was selected ahead of Virender Sehwag on his Test debut, and he fully justified his selection by hitting the fastest century on Test debut — in just 85 balls.

-His Ghajini haircut, curved moustache, and the way he twirls his moustache is a trendsetter among the youths.

-His wife Ayesha Mukherji who was settled in Australia was introduced to him by their common friend Harbhajan Singh on Facebook. Later, they both got into a relationship and got married.
-His wife Ayesha is half-Bengali and half-British, who hails from Melbourne, Australia.
-She has 2 children with her first husband and 1 child with Shikhar Dhawan.
-His wife is 10 years older than him.
-He has a signature style of celebration after taking a catch.

-He is known to be a grounded person and he credits Sufi songs for it as it taught him to treat success and failure in the same way.

Shikhar Dhawan Biography Height Wife Photos Family


Shikhar Dhawan Biography Height Wife Photos Family