Full name: Rishi Dhawan
Born/Date of Birthday: 19 February 1990
Place of Birth: Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India
Siblings: Raghav Dhawan
Bowling: Right-arm medium-fast
National side: India (2016)
ODI debut (cap 208): 17 January 2016 v Australia
Only T20I (cap 61): 18 June 2016 v Zimbabwe
Domestic team information
2007–present: Himachal Pradesh
2008: Kings XI Punjab
2013: Mumbai Indians
2014–2016: Kings XI Punjab
2017: Kolkata Knight Riders
2022: Punjab Kings
Rishi Dhawan (born 19 February 1990) is an Indian cricketer who plays first-class and List A cricket for Himachal Pradesh. Dhawan is primarily a medium-fast bowling all-rounder who bats in the middle-order. Dhawan has played for Kings XI Punjab in the 2008 IPL. He was signed-up by the Mumbai Indians in 2013. In February 2017, he was bought by the Kolkata Knight Riders team for the 2017 Indian Premier League for 55 lakhs. For his huge contribution to the state team and single handed efforts in games, he is often hailed as finest cricketer Himachal Pradesh has ever produced.
He made his One Day International debut for India against Australia on 17 January 2016. He made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on 18 June 2016.
He was the leading run-scorer for Himachal Pradesh in the 2018–19 Ranji Trophy, with 519 runs in eight matches. In December 2021, Dhawan led Himachal Pradesh to their maiden title in Indian domestic cricket, beating Tamil Nadu in the final of the 2021–22 Vijay Hazare Trophy. Dhawan put in a strong all round showing in the tournament, finishing as the second highest run scorer with 458 runs at an average of 76 and the second highest wicket taker with 17 wickets at an average of 23 in eight matches. Following this, in February 2022, he was bought by the Punjab Kings in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament.
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