Shikhar Dhawan, the Indian left-handed opening batsman is well known by the name ‘Gabbar’ for his sheer power on the field. He has also been seen bowling with his right-arm off break bowling skills. Shikhar is a destructive batsman who has hit the balls to the boundaries several times in a match. He has scored a batting average of over 40.6 in the Tests, 45.1 in the One Day Internationals (ODIs), 28.4 in the T20 Internationals. Shikhar Dhawan is one of the competent players in the Indian cricket squad who has held many records globally. It was 14 March 2013 when Shikhar Dhawan made his Test debut against Australia at Mohali.
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Shikhar Dhawan, the leading run-scorer of India made the record of the fastest century by any batsman in the world in the Test debut. He made a total run of 187 in just 174 deliveries. The player scored 33 fours and 2 sixes in the match. He did wonders in his debut and made the whole world stunned with his performance. Although, he got out in the 59.5 over when Ed Cowan caught his shot, and he shortly fell out of a fabulous double century. Shikhar Dhawan grabbed the ‘Player of The Match’ title with his excellent debut performance. India won the match with 6 wickets.
The match and the amazing debut performance by Shikhar Dhawan will be remembered forever in the hearts of his fans. He has made everyone amazed including the critics with his performance.