Shikhar Dhawan (Crickter) Date of Birth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

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Cricket player Shikhar Dhawan was born on December 5, 1985, in Delhi, India. He is a left-handed opening batsman for the Indian national team and a sporadic right-arm off break bowler. Shikhar is also referred to as Daddy D, Jatt Ji, and Gabbar. In 2010, he played in his first international test match against Australia.

One intriguing detail about Shikhar is that Harbhajan Singh introduced him and his wife Ayesha on the social networking site Facebook. She is a citizen of Australia. On October 30, 2012, she wed Ayesha Mukherjee after a protracted courtship.

Shikhar Dhawan Biography

Shikhar Dhawan (Crickter) Biography
Real NameShikhar Dhawan
Nick NameGabbar, Jatt Ji, Daddy D
ProfessionIndian Cricketer (Left-handed Batsman)
Physical Stats & More
Height5’ 11” Feet
Weight80 kg
Body ShapeChest: 40 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 16 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth5 December 1985
Age(as in 2018)32 Years
Birth PlaceDelhi, India
Home TownDelhi, India
Current CityDelhi, India
SchoolSt. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School, Delhi
CollegeNot Available
Educational Qualification12th standard
DebutODI- 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
AwardsNot Available
FamilyMother : Sunaina Dhawan
Father : Mahendra Pal Dhawan
Sister: Shreshta (Younger)
Brother: Not Available
Wife: Ayesha Mukherjee (m. 2012-present)
Son- Zoravar (born in 2014)
Daughters- Rhea (Step-daughter), Aliyah (Step-daughter)
AddressA bungalow in Delhi and Melbourne
HobbiesDoing yoga, Swimming, Reading, Playing table tennis and badminton
Jersey Number25 in all Format
Domestic/State TeamDelhi
Nature on fieldAggressive
Likes to play againstShrilanka
Favourite ShotPull Shot
Records (main ones)Not Available
Career Turning PointNot Available
Coach/MentorTarak Sinha
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorsSalman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan
Favourite ActressesDeepika Padukone
Favourite FilmmakersManmohan Desai
Favourite FoodNan Veg
Favourite MusicSufi music
Favourite ArtistNusrat Fateh Ali Khan and the Wadali brothers
Favourite DestinationsLandon
Favourite ColourBlack
Favourite SportFootball
Favourite AnimalNot Available
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Girl FriendsAyesha Mukherjee (Former Kickboxer) (m. 30 October 2012)
Money Factor
Salary(approx)Retainer Fee- ₹3 crore
Test Fee- ₹15 lakh
ODI Fee- ₹6 lakh
T20 Fee- ₹3 lakh
IPL 11- ₹11 crore
Net Worth$6 Million
Social Presence
FacebookFacebook Profile : @shikhardhawanofficialpage
YoutubeNot Available
EmailNot Available
WebsiteNot Available

Some Interesting Information About Shikhar Dhawan

  • Tarak Sinha, Shikhar’s coach, first watched him compete in a tournament for under-12 players that his club, Delhi’s renowned Sonnet Cricket Club, had organised.
  • He married his longtime partner, Australian citizen Ayesha Mukherjee.
  • Against Australia, Dhawan played in his first ODI for the national squad.
  • The highest score by an Indian on debut, Dhawan made 187 against Australia at Mohali on his test debut for India.

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