Top Cricket Batsman in the World
Shikhar Dhawan born 5 December 1985 is an Indian international cricketer. He is a left handed opening batsman and occasional right arm off break bowler. He played for the Indian Under 17 and Under 19 teams and was the leading run scorer at the 2004 ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup. He made his first class debut for Delhi in November 2004.Dhawan made his One Day International ODI debut against Australia in October 2010 at Visakhapatnam. His Test debut came against the same opposition in March 2013 at Mohali where he scored the fastest century by any batsman on Test debut 85 balls. He ended his innings with 187 runs from 174 balls. He was the leading run scorer and the Man of the Tournament of 2013 ICC Champions Trophy in England, which India won. In August 2013, he recorded the then second highest individual score in a List A match when he scored 248 runs off 150 balls for India A against South Africa A at Pretoria.In November 2014, he became the fastest Indian batsman to reach the 2000 run mark in ODIs.