Shikhar Dhawan birthday wishes: The senior Indian opening batsman is celebrating his 35th birthday in Australia today.
India and Delhi Capitals opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has turned 35 today. The left-handed batsman has been receiving heartening wishes across social media platforms since midnight.
Dhawan, who is currently playing a three-match T20I series in Australia, would be looking to make a significant impact for the same after a career-best IPL season will all but confirm his opening slot for the ICC T20 World Cup next year.
Dhawan, whose last Test appearance dates back to September 2018 in England, continues to be a regular name in the Indian white-ball XI. Since the start of 2013, Dhawan is the highest run-scorer among all batsmen in ICC’s ODI tournaments scoring 1,892 runs in 32 ODIs at an average and strike rate of 61.03 and 95.55 respectively which also includes eight centuries (joint-highest with opening partner Rohit Sharma) and seven half-centuries.
Among active players, Dhawan and Sharma have the most runs by an opening pair in ODIs scoring 4,847 runs in 109 matches which comprises of 16 century and 14 half-century partnerships. It is due to the same reason why the duo is among the best in the world in this format.
Shikhar Dhawan birthday wishes
🇮🇳 Happy birthday to Shikhar Dhawan! 🎂
👕 34 Tests, 139 ODIs, 62 T20Is
🏏 9712 international runs
💯 24 centuries
🤝 Along with Rohit Sharma, he is part of the most prolific partnership in men’s T20I cricket, with the pair having scored 1️⃣7️⃣4️⃣3️⃣ runs together 🔥 pic.twitter.com/oAXvH6jj84
— ICC (@ICC) December 5, 2020
Many Many happy returns of the day to a ever smiling guy I admire a lot , @SDhawan25 . Sasural mein khoob khoob run banao baaki matches mein bhi aur har khushi manaao. May you get to have many more celebrations , itni ki jaanghein laal ho jaayein . pic.twitter.com/8U5MVHLlaX
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) December 5, 2020
— K L Rahul (@klrahul11) December 5, 2020
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) December 5, 2020
Bahot saari khushiya or wo tera Bebak laughter humesha rahe yehi dua Hai gabbar @SDhawan25 happy birthday brother
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) December 5, 2020
— Rishabh Pant (@RishabhPant17) December 5, 2020
— DK (@DineshKarthik) December 5, 2020
— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) December 5, 2020
— cheteshwar pujara (@cheteshwar1) December 5, 2020
To more of this in the national colours 🇮🇳
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) December 5, 2020
100% Swag 😎
200% Entertainment 🤩
300% Happiness ☺️
— Delhi Capitals (@DelhiCapitals) December 4, 2020
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