Rishi Dhawan

Country: India
Born: February 19, 1990, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast
Playing role: Allrounder

Rishi Dhawan Bio

Rishi Dhawan, the talented Indian cricket player, has carved a niche for himself in the international cricket arena with his impressive all-round abilities. Born on February 19, 1990, in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, Dhawan’s journey from a junior opening batsman to a seam-bowling all-rounder has been nothing short of remarkable.

Dhawan burst onto the scene as a precocious talent at the age of 16 when he smashed a scintillating 340 runs for Himachal Pradesh in an Under-19 match against Railways in the Cooch Behar Trophy. This outstanding performance put him on the cricketing radar and laid the foundation for his promising career.

Within a short span of time, Dhawan made his mark in domestic cricket, thanks to his exceptional bowling skills. His ability to bowl variations and cutters, combined with his accuracy, earned him a place in the Himachal Pradesh team. His consistent performances, especially in the seamer-friendly conditions of Dharamsala, caught the attention of the national selectors.

In the 2013-14 Ranji Trophy season, Dhawan emerged as the highest wicket-taker, scalping an impressive 49 wickets from just eight matches. This phenomenal performance earned him a call-up to the India A team for a limited-overs tour of Australia in July 2014. In the final of the tournament, he showcased his batting potential by scoring an unbeaten 56 runs at number seven, playing a pivotal role in India A’s victory.

Dhawan’s prolific form in the Ranji Trophy continued in the following season, where he took an impressive 40 wickets. This consistent display of skill and determination propelled him into the national team’s selection radar. In January 2016, he finally received his much-awaited international debut, representing India in the limited-overs series against Australia. Although he hasn’t yet cemented his place in the team, Dhawan has shown glimpses of his immense talent and potential.

While his domestic performances have been stellar, Dhawan’s journey in the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been relatively modest. After spending two seasons on the fringes with the Mumbai Indians, he was bought by the Kings XI Punjab for a whopping INR 3 crores in 2014. Since then, he has been a consistent performer for the team, often used as a reliable bowling option. His services were retained by Kings XI Punjab for the 2016 season.

Off the field, Dhawan is known for his dedication, discipline, and hard work. He has earned the respect and admiration of his teammates, coaches, and fans alike for his commitment to improving his skills and contributing to the team’s success.

With his relentless drive, exceptional bowling skills, and growing batting prowess, Rishi Dhawan has established himself as a valuable asset in the Indian cricket team and continues to showcase his immense potential. As he continues to hone his craft, Dhawan’s journey promises to be one filled with success, achievement, and moments of sheer brilliance on the cricket field.

Rishi Dhawan Career Stats

Rishi Dhawan Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 1 1 1 1* - 2 50 0 0 0 0 2 0
ODIs 3 2 1 12 9 12 13 92.3 0 0 1 0 0 0
FC 90 126 21 4153 128 39.55 6560 63.3 5 32 583 21 49 0
List A 127 103 32 2710 117* 38.16 2839 95.45 1 14 271 42 37 0
T20s 127 98 45 1651 72* 31.15 1352 122.11 0 4 152 39 32 0

Rishi Dhawan Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 1 24 42 1 1/42 1/42 42 10.5 24 0 0 0
ODIs 3 3 150 160 1 1/74 1/74 160 6.4 150 0 0 0
FC 90 151 18619 9131 339 7/50 11/185 26.93 2.94 54.9 14 21 2
List A 127 124 5926 5290 178 6/27 6/27 29.71 5.35 33.2 8 3 0
T20s 127 119 2352 2965 116 6/23 6/23 25.56 7.56 20.2 1 1 0

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