The left-hand opening batsman has made everyone amazed with his excellent skills. His stability and consistency in the matches make him a perfect player. Dhawan’s fans are crazy about his skills. But, they might not know some facts about him.
Have a look at these interesting and amazing facts about Shikhar Dhawan!
1. The player holds the record of scoring the most runs, i.e., 505 runs in 2004 Under-19 World Cup and received the player of the tournament award.
2. Dhawan is also known as ‘Gabbar’ for using Amjad Khan’s dialogues from the movie, Sholay (1975).
3. He is the fastest player to reach 2000 and 3000 runs in One Day International (ODIs)
4. He is a great fan of Sufi music and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and the Wadali brothers are his favorites.
5. The player is a great fond of tattoos. He got his first tattoo when he was just 15.
6. He got introduced to his wife, Ayesha Mukherji through Facebook by Harbhajan Singh.
7. He made his Test debut in 2013 and ODI in 2010, against the same opponent team, Australia.
8. He initially started his career as a wicket-keeper.
9. Dhawan made 187 runs against Australia at Mohali 2013, which was the highest score by an Indian cricketer on debut.
10. The player believes in detailed analysis and write-downs everything about his performance and feelings after a match.