Both the cricketers, Alastair Cook and Shikhar Dhawan have been excellent in their parameters. But when it comes to batting, it becomes a tough job to decide.

Alastair Cook vs Shikhar Dhawan: The Classic Batsman Left-Handed Test Batsman

Alastair Cook is one of the former cricketers from England who has broken several records, over worldwide. He is one of the best international left-handed batsmen and also a former captain of the England cricket team. He has led the team in a number of Tests and One Day Internationals (ODIs). He has a batting average of 45.5 in Tests and 36.4 in ODIs. His batting skills and techniques are super awesome to score a high number of runs in a short span. He is even praised by one of the renowned former Indian cricketers, Sunil Gavaskar as, ‘15,000 Test runs and 50 Test centuries are not beyond him’.

On the other hand, Shikhar Dhawan is a marvellous Indian cricketer. His stability, consistency and outstanding left-hand batting skills make him a perfect sportsman. He has got over 17 centuries in the ODIs with a batting average of 45.1. He has got 0.6 in Tests as a batting average. He has been an excellent left-handed batsman. His batting strategies are fabulous. Dhawan has ruled the T20 series with his enthralling performance. In the 2015 Cricket World Cup, Dhawan has been the player with the highest runs of 412. His hard work and dedication to the game are what make him great.

It’s hard to decide who is a better cricketer for tests. Who do you think it can be? Alastair Cook or Shikhar Dhawan. Let us know in the comments.

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