Shikhar Dhawan is a left-handed Indian opening batsman with a great defensive and attacking ability. He is a very good striker of the ball. He holds the records of scoring most runs in List-A cricket (248). \

He has been awarded one batsman of the series award in 2013 of shampion's trophy for scoring 400 runs in 5 matches with an average of 105. He possesses a remarkable ability for front foot shots on mid-wicket.

Dhawan is predicted to be one of the greates batsmen of the current decade(2010s). He has scored 600 one day international runs with an average of 43.