Shikhar Dhawan. Photo- PBKS Twitter
Shikhar Dhawan. Photo- PBKS Twitter

Punjab Kings (PBKS) openers Shikhar Dhawan has recalled an interesting tale from his early life when he was rejected by a girl just because he used to have a dark face tone and revealed what he told her in response. Dhawan is currently playing in the IPL 2022 and has amassed 92 runs for the Punjab giants in the 15th season.

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Dhawan has been regarded as one of the best openers the Indian team has produced in the modern era. He has played 34 Test matches, making 2315 runs with 7 centuries and 5 half-centuries to his name with the best score of 190 and an average of 40.61.

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In 149 ODIs, Dhawan has 6284 runs at an average of 45.53 with the best score of 143 and 17 centuries to his name. He has also played 68 T20I matches, scoring 1759 runs with a best of 92 and a strike rate of 126.36.

Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan. Image: BCCI

He is also one of the most colorful personalities to have on the team and has never been a dull moment with him, as evident from his social media presence and funny posts he regularly does.

You Have Rejected The Kohinoor Diamond: Shikhar Dhawan  

In a candid conversation with Punjab Kings on the franchise’s official YouTube handle, premier opener Dhawan opened up about getting rejected by a girl during his early playing days. Taking a trip down memory lane, Dhawan also revealed how he reacted after the girl turned down his proposal.

Shikhar Dhawan
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“Once I proposed to a girl and she rejected me. She used to play at that time and had a dark face tone. So, you know what I said? I told her that you have rejected the Kohinoor diamond,” Dhawan recalled.

Agarwal-led Punjab Kings and Hardik Pandya’s Gujarat Titans will meet each other in match No.16 of the IPL 2022 at the Brabourne Stadium on April 8. PBKS has played three matches and won two of them.

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