Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 25, 2023

Date of Birth

5 / December / 1985


39 Years



Shikhar Dhawan (born 5 December 1985) is an Indian cricketer. As a left-handed opener and occasionally skipper of the India national cricket team He is captain of Punjab Kings in the Indian Premier League and also plays for Delhi in cricket first class.

Shikhar Dhawan Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

In 2013, the Champions Trophy, 2015 World Cup, and 2017 Champions Trophy, Dhawan was the top scorer for India. He was also one of the few players in the history of the IPL to score back-to-back centuries. He was named the ‘Player of the Tournament for his performance in 2013. ICC Champions Trophy.

Childhood & Early Life

Shikhar Dhawan was born on December 5, 1985, in Delhi, India into the Punjabi Khatri family of Sunaina and Mahendra Pal Dhawan. His younger sibling is called Shreshta who was recently married in November 2017.

At 12 years of age, he was enticed by his uncle to join the famous Sonnet Club to train cricket under the legendary trainer Tarak Sinha. Never averse to rubbing shoulders with the big boys, he quickly impressed his coach with 100 for the U-15 team at the school’s tournament.


Mahendra Pal Dhawan Shikhar Dhawan Father

Mahendra Pal Dhawan Shikhar Dhawan Father

Sunaina Dhawan Shikhar Dhawan Mother

Sunaina Dhawan Shikhar Dhawan Mother

Shreshta Dhawan Shikhar Dhawan Sister

Shreshta Dhawan Shikhar Dhawan Sister

Ayesha Mukherjee Shikhar Dhawan Wife

Ayesha Mukherjee Shikhar Dhawan Wife

Zoravar Dhawan Shikhar Dhawan Son

Zoravar Dhawan Shikhar Dhawan Son

Rhea Shikhar Dhawan Step Daughter

Rhea Shikhar Dhawan Step Daughter

Shikhar Dhawan Family Pic

Shikhar Dhawan Family Pic

Shikhar Dhawan Childhood Pic

Shikhar Dhawan Childhood Pic

Personal Life

As of 2009, Dhawan got committed to the Melbourne native Aesha Mukerji who was an amateur kickboxer. They later got married in 2012. Mukherjee got introduced to the couple through Harbhajan Singh. Mukherjee is younger than Dhawan and was the daughter of her former marriage. In December 2014 the mother gave birth to her son called Zoravar.

Dhawan also adopted the daughters of Aesha, Aliyah, and Rhea. In July Dhawan posted a listing for his family home in Melbourne’s outer-south-east. Shikhar Dhawan was a member of his family at the Clyde North home since 2015. Dhawan and Mukerji ended their wedding in September 2021.

Domestic Career

Shikhar Dhawan first started participating for Delhi Under-16s in 1999 and 2000 Vijay Merchant Trophy, and the following year, he led his team to the finals, where he was the top in the run scoring. He was then chosen to be part of the North Zone Under-16s team and, at 15, he secured a spot as a member of the Delhi Under-19 squad.

International Career

Shikhar Dhawan was selected to the senior Indian group for the first time in October of 2010 for the ODI series that lasted three matches against Australia in which he was dismissed to a second-ball draw in his first game. The next time he was selected, he would take part in limited-over games during the tour by India to West Indies in June 2011 and played the T20I debut but failed to show up, except for a half-century.

IPL Career

Shikhar Dhawan’s performance during the initial tournaments was not up to par and he was forced to switch the teams from Delhi Daredevils to Mumbai Indians to Sunrisers Hyderabad finally in 2013. Since then, he’s been able to lead the team to the playoffs two times in 2016 and 2017. He won the title twice in 2016.

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Retirement Date

We might have seen the final of Shikhar Dhawan’s ODI career, but it was an outstanding career. 688 runs, with an average of 34.4 and a score of 74.21 with Dot ball rates of 60. This is the final game the career of Dhawan’s Shikhar International career.

Favorites Things

Cricketer(s) Sachin Tendulkar, Andy Flower
Cricket Ground Lord’s Cricket Ground, London
Food Butter chicken
Beverage Vodka
Actor(s) Aamir Khan, Sylvester Stallone
Actress Kareena Kapoor
Film Rocky (1976)
Singer(s) Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Wadali brothers (Puranchand & Pyarelal)
Song(s) “Mawa Thandiya Chava” by Gurdas Maan
“Sai” by Satinder Sartaj
Book(s) Blink by Malcolm Gladwell, The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

 Net worth

Shikhar Dhawan’s Net Worth is $15 Million (Rs. 125 Crore). It is a fact that in India cricket is watched blindly and the fans are enthralled by cricket and its players.

Net Worth (2023) $15 Million
Net Worth In Indian Rupees Rs.125 Crore
Profession Indian Cricketer
Monthly Income and Salary 60 Lakhs +
Yearly Income 8 Crore +
Last Updated 2023



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Body Measurements Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 16 Inches
Birth Place Delhi India
Children Son: Zoravar
Daughters: Rhea, Aliyah
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 180 CM
Height In Meter 1.80 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Mahendra Pal Dhawan
Mother: Sunaina Dhawan
Profession Cricketer
Siblings Sister: Shreshta
Spous Ayesha Mukherjee
Weight 80 Kg
176 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius


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