Shikhar Dhawan Biography, Wiki, Lifestyle, Family, Records, Salary, Networth, Facts & More

Shikhar Dhawan is an Indian international cricketer. who is a fast bowler and plays domestic cricket for Delhi and in IPL he plays for Delhi Capitals in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020).

Shikhar Dhawan Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Records, Net Worth, Income, Salary, House, Cars, Favorites, Affairs, Awards, Family & Facts

Shikhar Dhawan Biography/Wiki

Full Name

Shikhar Dhawan


Gabbar, Jatt Ji, Daddy D


Professional Cricketer (Batsman)


Left Handed


Right-arm off spin

Jersey Number

  • #25 India International Cricket Team
  • #25 Delhi Domestic Cricket Team
  • #25 Delhi Capitals (IPL)


  • National Team India International Cricket Team
  • Domestic Team Delhi Domestic Cricket Team
  • IPL 2020 Team – Delhi Capitals (IPL)

Shikhar Dhawan Personal Life

Date of Birth / Birthplace

Shikhar was born on 5 December 1985 in Delhi, India.


He is currently 34 years old (as in 2020).

Sun Sign









A bungalow in Delhi and Melbourne


  • School –  
    • St. Mark’s Senior Secondary Public School, Delhi
  • College –
    • Not Known
  • Educational Qualification –
    • 12th standard

Shikhar Dhawan Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.)

  • In feet – 5 feet 11 inches
  • In centimeters – 180 cm
  • In meters – 1.80 m

Weight (approx.)

  • In Kilograms – 80 kg
  • In Pounds – 176 lbs

Body Measurements (approx.)

  • Chest: 40 Inches
  • Waist: 32 Inches
  • Biceps: 16 inches

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color


Shikhar Dhawan Family & Relationship

Shikhar Dhawan Parents & Siblings

  • Father – Mahendra Pal Dhawan
  • Mother – Sunaina Dhawan
  • Siblings – Shreshta (Younger Sister)
Shikhar Dhawan Father And Mother
Shikhar Dhawan father and mother

Shikhar Dhawan With His Sister
Shikhar Dhawan With his Sister

Shikhar Dhawan Girlfriend & Spouse

Marital Status


  • Ayesha Mukherjee (m. 2012-present) – Shikhar started dating Former Kickboxer, Ayesha Mukherjee. On 30 October 2012, they married in Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
    • Son– Zoravar (born in 2014)
    • Daughters– Rhea (Step-daughter), Aliyah (Step-daughter)
Shikhar Dhawan Family
Shikhar Dhawan Family

Shikhar Dhawan Career

ODI Debut

Shikhar made his One Day International debut on 20 October 2010, playing against Australia at Visakhapatnam. Shikhar Dhawan had an unfortunate debut as he was Out off the second ball off Clint McKay.

Test Debut

In 2013, he played his first test match against Australia at Mohali on 14 March 2013. Where Shikhar made 187 runs and he reached the hundred in just 85 balls.

T20 Debut

On 4 June 2011, Shikhar played his first international T20 against West Indies at Port of Spain. Where Shikhar made only 5 runs in 11 balls.

IPL Debut

Shikhar made his IPL debut for Delhi Daredevils in 2008. Shikhar made 4 half-centuries and was the third-highest scorer for the team

Shikhar Dhawan Records

  • The only player to get 2 consecutive golden bats at ICC Champions Trophy
  • Fastest Test Century by a Debutant 187 off 174
  • Most runs in a calendar year in T20is by a batsman (2018)
  • He scored 4309 ODI runs after 100th ODI. First Indian and second overall to do so.
  • Quickest to reach 1000, 2000, 3000 ODI runs by Indian
  • Most number of ODI centuries in 2013 by an Indian cricketer
  • Most runs in ICC Champions Trophy 2013 and 2017
  • First Indian batsman to score a century before lunch of first day in a Test match
  • Most runs from an Indian player in ICC World Cup 2015

Shikhar Dhawan Awards

  • ICC World ODI XI: 2013
  • CEAT International Player of the Year 2013 and CEAT international batsman of the year 2018
  • Wisden Cricketer of the year 2014

Shikhar Dhawan Controversy

On 29 December 2017, as Shikhar was traveling with his family to Cape Town to play against South Africa, his wife and children were stopped from flying at Dubai Airport as they weren’t having birth proof for the children.

Shikhar Dhawan Salary And Net worth

Salary –

Retainer Fee: Rs 7 crore  
Test Fee: Rs. 15 lakh 
ODI Fee: Rs. 6 lakh
T20 Fee: Rs. 3 lakh
IPL 13: Rs. 5.2 crore

Shikhar Dhawan has an estimated total Networth of INR 200 Crores ($26 million) in 2020, and His main source of income is Brand Endorsements and playing cricket.

Shikhar Dhawan Cars And Bikes Collection

Shikhar Dhawan has a lot of luxury Cars collection including the Mercedes GL350 CDI, Mercedes Benz C43, And in a Bike, he has Suzuki GSX 1300R Hayabusa, Royal Enfield.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shikhar Dhawan

• He was born into a middle-class Punjabi family with roots in Ludhiana.

• His cousin used to play for Sonnet Club, Delhi. Seeing him play, Shikhar began his interest in cricket, after which his parents enrolled him in the sonnet club at the age of 12 under the coaching of Tarak Sinha.

• When he joined the club, he was more of a wicket-keeper than a batsman.

• The same year, he scored a century in the under-15 school tournament.

• While he was playing domestic cricket, there was a time when he was continually being ignored by the selectors, leaving him so frustrated that he quit playing cricket.

• He was selected ahead of Virender Sehwag on his Test debut, and fully justified his selection by hitting the fastest century on Test debut – in just 85 balls.

• Shikar’s wife is 10 years older than him and she is half-Bengali and half-British who hails from Melbourne. She has 2 daughters with her first husband and 1 son with Shikhar Dhawan.

Shikhar Celebrate in different way when he takes a catch.