Gabbar Shikhar Dhawan of Team India, who has been rocking his bat on Australian pitches these days, has turned 35 today. Dhawan is counted among those batsmen in India, who have a great record on foreign soil. Dhawan played a key role in helping India win the Champions Trophy in 2013. Dhawan made his international cricket debut in 2010, after that the left-handed batsman did not look back and made many records as an opener.
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Dhawan started his career playing ODI against Australia in 2010. Gabbar has so far blasted many records in ODI cricket. Shikhar Dhawan scored the highest runs in the ICC Champions Trophy played in 2013 and 2017 and in 2013 Team India tasted the title. Dhawan has played 139 ODIs for India so far, in which he has scored 5,808 runs at an average of 45.02 and has also scored 17 centuries and 30 half-centuries.
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Shikhar Dhawan has a special record for scoring the fastest century while making his debut in Test cricket, he scored a century in just 85 balls in his Test debut against Australia in the Mohali ground in 2013, and in that match, an amazing innings of 187 runs. Had played Dhawan has played 34 Test matches for India so far, scoring 2315 runs at an average of 40.61, during which he has also scored seven centuries and 5 fifties.
Shikhar Dhawan is considered the most dangerous batsman of the T20 format. He made his T20 career debut in 2011 against the West Indies. Gabbar has played 62 T20 matches for Team India so far, in which the left-handed batsman has scored 1589 runs and also made 7 half-century. Dhawan’s performance was also great in IPL 2020 and he became the first batsman to score two consecutive centuries in this T20 league. Dhawan is part of Team India on the Australia Tour and also appeared in good form in the ODI series.