Shikhar Dhawan profile: Goes by the sobriquet, “Gabbar”, Shikhar Dhawan has been one of the most consistent performers in the IPL. Although he has played for as many as 4 franchises, namely- Delhi Daredevils- now Delhi Capitals (DC), Mumbai Indians (MI), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), and the Deccan Chargers, his name accentuated only when he was with the Hyderabad based franchise. With Dhawan returning to the franchise from where it all started for him, Dhawan has done notably well for the Delhi Capitals in the last 2 seasons by gardening 1139 runs at an impressive average of almost 35. Check Shikhar Dhawan Test Record, ODI Record, T20I Record, IPL Record, salary.
Being out from the Test fray, Gabbar has all chalked up his game for the limited-overs format. The aggressive southpaw opener is also finding it hard currently to cement his position in the Indian side in the T20I format. But with his incessant IPL exploits, he will always be a top contender in the Virat’s army and remain in the schemes of international cricket.
IPL 2021 will be yet another season for Dhawan where he will eyeing to accumulate a plethora of runs and remind everyone that why he is known as Gabbar of the game.
Shikhar Dhawan’s International Debut
Test Debut: vs Australia at PCA IS Bindra Stadium, Punjab [March 14, 2013]
ODI Debut: vs Australia at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium [Oct 20, 2010]
T20I Debut: vs West Indies at Queen’s Park Oval [June 4, 2011]
IPL Debut: vs Rajasthan Royals at Arun Jaitley Stadium [April 19, 2008]
Shikhar Dhawan Test Record
India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has played as many as 34 Test matches where he amassed 2315 runs at an average of 40.61. He slammed 7 hundreds and five half-centuries in the longest format.
Shikhar Dhawan ODI Record
Shikhar Dhawan is on the top ten list of run-scorers for India in the One Day Internationals. He has scored 5906 runs in 140 matches, including 17 centuries and 31 fifties. He was the emerging player of the ICC Champions Trophy that India won in 2013.
Shikhar Dhawan T20I Record
Dhawan has scored 1313 runs in the shortest version of the game for the Men in Blues. It includes 11 half-centuries.
Shikhar Dhawan IPL record
The Delhi Capitals opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is the only fifth cricketer to have completed 5,000 runs in the Indian Premier League. In IPL 13, Dhawan slammed a couple of centuries. He also has 41 half-centuries to his name in the cash-rich league. He won the IPL title with Sunrisers Hyderabad in 2016.
Shikhar Dhawan salary
Rs 75.3 crore
IPL 2021 salary- Rs 5.2 crore