Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan Has turned 35 on Sunday (05 December). Dhawan is India’s established opener in limited overs cricket and pairs up with Rohit Sharma to open the innings for the team.
Left-handed batsman Dhawan scored the fastest century in his Test debut. Apart from this, there are many big records in his name.
Let’s take a look at their great records and figures.
International career has been like this till now
The left-handed Shikhar has scored 5,808 runs at an average of 45 in 139 ODIs so far. In his ODI career, he has scored 17 centuries and 30 half-centuries with a best score of 143.
In 34 Tests, Dhawan has scored 2,315 runs at an average of 40. Meanwhile, he has also scored seven centuries and five half-centuries.
Apart from this, Dhawan has scored 1,589 runs in 61 T20 matches.
Dhawan is the Indian to score the most runs in Champions Trophy
In the 2013 Champions Trophy held in England, Dhawan played an important role in winning the title to India by scoring 363 runs in five matches.
In the next Champions Trophy 2017, he scored the highest 338 runs in five matches. India was the runners up in this tournament.
Thus, Dhawan (701) is the highest run scorer in the Champions Trophy. He is followed by Sourav Ganguly (665) and Rahul Dravid (627) in this list.
Fastest century in debut test
Shikhar Dhawan made his Test debut in 2013 against Australia in Mohali. He made history by playing an innings of 187 runs in his first match. This is the highest score in a debut match by any Indian batsman.
Dhawan completed his century in just 85 balls. It is the fastest century by any Test batsman in the world.
Some other records of Dhawan
Dhawan still holds the record for the most runs scored in a season of the Under-19 World Cup. In the 2004 World Cup, he scored 505 runs at an average of 84.16.
Dhawan is the only batsman to score two consecutive centuries in IPL history. He scored two consecutive centuries against Chennai Super Kings and Kings XI Punjab in IPL 2020.
He scored the most (412) runs for India in the World Cup 2015.