New Delhi: Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan turned 29 years old on Friday. The southpaw who will be opening the Indian batting in the Test series against Australia, will be eager to start off the series on a good note, especially after the failure against England this summer.
The birthday boy was dismissed for a golden ball nought against Cricket Australia in the two-day tour match on Thursday.
The BCCI and Indian Premier League outfit Mumbai Indians wished the batsman through social micro-blogging site, Twitter.
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 5, 2014
Wishing #TeamIndia opener Shikhar Dhawan a Happy Birthday.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) December 5, 2014
The Delhi batsman has played 10 Test matches for India and has scored 656 runs with an average of 38.58. He has also represented the nation in 49 ODI matches scoring 2046 runs with an average of 45.46. He has a total of 12 centuries in international cricket.