Happy birthday Shikhar Dhawan: 'Gabbar' is the biggest hero of multi-nation tournament

Happy birthday Shikhar Dhawan: Right-handed opener Shikhar Dhawan has been the biggest hero in the multi-nation tournament for the Indian cricket team. Shikhar Dhawan may miss out on scoring runs in the bilateral series, but as soon as he gets a chance to play in multi-nation tournaments, he is seen in a different style. Shikhar Dhawan, popularly known as Gabbar in the world of cricket, has proved that he is the biggest match-winner of the multi-nation tournament, not once or twice, but many times.

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Shikhar Dhawan is being talked about today because today is his 36th birthday. Delhi-born Shikhar Dhawan got a chance to debut in international cricket in the year 2010. Although he struggled in the initial few years, the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy changed his fortunes. Shikhar Dhawan was the leading run-scorer for India in the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy. Apart from this, he was also the best run-scorer of the tournament, due to which he got the title of Player of the Tournament.

Hero of Multi Nation Tournament

Shikhar Dhawan has played 6 multi-nation tournaments for India from then till the year 2018, in which he has been the best scorer for India. After 2013, he was also the highest run-scorer for India in the next year's Asia Cup. At the same time, in the 2015 World Cup too, the highest runs for the Indian team came from the bat of Shikhar Dhawan in the tournament. At the same time, in the 2017 Champions Trophy, Shikhar Dhawan again had the bat and he was the highest run-scorer Indian player.

In 2018, Shikhar Dhawan got a chance to play in the Nidahas Trophy. In this multi-nation tournament too, Shikhar Dhawan scored the most runs for Team India. At the same time, Shikhar Dhawan had scored the most runs for India in the 2018 Asia Cup under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. However, he was able to play only two matches in the 2019 World Cup, in which he scored 125 runs on the back of a century. He suffered an injury after scoring a century against Australia and was ruled out of the tournament. Later in this tournament, the best scorer was Rohit Sharma.

Test cricket started in a great way

Shikhar Dhawan also started Test cricket in a great way and he scored 187 runs against Australia in his very first match and the biggest score in the debut innings for India came out with his bat. In Test cricket, he got the opportunity to play 34 matches and in his 58 innings, he scored 2315 runs at an average of more than 40, which included 7 centuries and 5 half-centuries. Apart from this, in 145 One Day International matches, he has scored 6105 runs on the basis of 17 centuries and 33 half-centuries.

Apart from this, Shikhar Dhawan has played 66 matches in T20 International cricket since 2011. Shikhar Dhawan has scored 1759 runs in 65 innings of these 66 matches, which includes 11 half-centuries. Shikhar Dhawan also has the experience of playing 192 IPL matches and he has managed to score 5783 runs in this tournament with 2 centuries and 44 half-centuries. However, these days he is out of the Indian team and he has not been retained by Delhi Capitals before IPL 2022.

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