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Shikhar Dhawan

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Full Name: Shikhar Dhawan
Born: December 5 1985 , Delhi
Test debut: 2012-13
Batting Style: LHB


Dhawan took to Test cricket with ease, firing the fastest century by a format debutant in his very first knock, going on to score 187 in 174 balls against Australia. The 28-year-old has now made seven Test appearances, with his second hundred following in February versus New Zealand. His favourite shot is the barnstorming cover drive, and he looks the part too, with a tattoo, earring and signature handlebar moustache.

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