Watch: Indian Opening Batsman Shikhar Dhawan Receives Arjuna Award From President Ram Nath Kovind
Watch: Indian Opening Batsman Shikhar Dhawan Receives Arjuna Award From President Ram Nath Kovind

Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has received the Arjuna Award from the President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The 35-year-old Dhawan has represented India in 34 Tests, 145 One Day Internationals and 67 T20 Internationals having scored, 2315, 6105 and 1759 runs. Shikhar Dhawan has also smashed 7 Tests and 17 One Day Internationals centuries in his enormously successful career.

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Meanwhile, at a point in time, he was an all-format player of the Indian team. However, Dhawan is no longer an all-format player having played his last Test in 2018. Also, he is no longer part of the Indian team in T20 Internationals and he only plays One Day Internationals. He was not part of India’s T20 World Cup 2021 squad and was also not picked for the home T20I series against New Zealand.

Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan (Image Credit: Twitter)

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Watch Shikhar Dhawan Receiving The Arjuna Award From President Ram Nath Kovind

Complete List Of Players To Receive Arjuna Award

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Shikhar Dhawan (Image Credit: Twitter)

Along with Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan, a total of 35 Indian athletes have been awarded the Arjuna Award the list includes, Simranjit Kaur (Hockey), Bhavani Devi (Fencing), Monika (Hockey), Vandana Katariya (Hockey), Sandeep Narwal (Kabaddi), Hiimani Uttam Parab (Mallakhamb), Abhishek Verma (Shooting), Ankita Raina (Tennis), Deepak Punia (Wrestling), Dilpreet Singh (Hockey), Harman Preet Singh (Hockey), Rupinder Pal Singh (Hockey), Surender Kumar (Hockey), Amit Rohidas (Hockey), Birendra Lakra (Hockey), Sumit (Hockey), Nilakanta Sharma (Hockey), Hardik Singh (Hockey), Vivek Sagar Prasad (Hockey), Gurjant Singh (Hockey), Mandeep Singh (Hockey), Shamsher Singh (Hockey), Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (Hockey), Varun Kumar (Hockey), Simranjeet Singh (Hockey), Yogesh Kathuniya (Para-Athletics), Nishad Kumar (Para-Athletics), Praveen Kumar (Para-Athletics), Singhraj Adhana (Para Shooting), Harvinder Singh (Para Archery), and Sharad Kumar (Para-Athletics).

Other than that 12 athletes were awarded the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind including Olympic Gold Medalist Neeraj Chopra.

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