Former Indian opening batter Shikhar Dhawan is a well-known figure in cricket, celebrated for his outstanding batting skills in international matches and his leadership qualities in the highly competitive Indian Premier League (IPL).

Recently, Dhawan debuted a new show titled “Dhawan Karenge” on Jio Cinema. In one of the episodes, he addressed various speculations about his life, providing insights into both his personal and professional experiences.

Shikhar Dhawan Disclose Rumours of Marrying Former India Women’s Cricketer Mithali Raj

Cricket, like many public domains, is rife with rumours, and Dhawan has not been immune. On his show, he shared a humorous revelation that entertained his fans: there were once rumours about him marrying the legendary Indian women cricketer Mithali Raj. “I heard that I was getting married to Mithali Raj,” Dhawan said, as reported by the Times of India.

Shikhar Dhawan Applauds Rishabh Pant After Return from Near-Fatal Injury

Dhawan also praised Rishabh Pant, India’s wicketkeeper-batter, for his remarkable comeback following a near-fatal accident in 2022. He expressed pride in Pant’s resilience and applauded his performances in the IPL, as well as his inclusion in the T20 World Cup 2024 squad.

“I would like to appreciate the way he has handled his rehab and injuries after the accident. The positivity and the strength he has shown is tremendous and the way he has come back and played in the IPL and got into the Indian team is unbelievable and amazing and I am very proud of him,” the Indian cricket team’s opener stated.

In the 17th season of IPL, Dhawan represented Punjab Kings (PBKS) but could only participate in five matches before an injury sidelined him. During these games, he scored 152 runs at an average of 30.40 and a strike rate of 125.61, with his highest score being 70 runs.

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