Rishi Dhawan (Cricketer) Age, Wiki, Height, Biography, Career & More

Rishi Dhawan (Cricketer) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Family, Career, Net Worth, Wife, & More

Rishi Dhawan is an Indian cricketer who lives in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. He is an all-rounder who plays as right-handed batsman and right-arm medium fast bowler. He plays for Himachal Pradesh in domestic matches and in Indian Premier League he is the part of Kings XI Punjab.

Real nameRishi Dhawan
Date of Birth19 February 1990
Age (as 2022)32 years old
Birth PlaceMandi, Himachal Pradesh
ParentsFather: Not Known
Mother: Shelly Dhawan
Rishi Dhawan's parents
SiblingsBrother: Raghav Dhawan
HometownMandi, Himachal Pradesh
CoachNot Known
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm medium-fast
Net worth Rs.5crore (Approx.)
Martial StatusMarried
WifeDeepali Chauhan
Rishi Dhawan with  his wife and son
ChildrenRidharv Dhawan
Rishi Dhawan
Rishi Dhawan

Birth & Early Life

Rishi Dhawan was born on 19 February 1990 who lives in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. His elder brother Raghav Dhawan is also a cricketer.


Domestic Career

Rishi Dhawan started his career while playing in domestic matches. In 2007, he first made his debut in T-20 tournament against Delhi on 3 April 2007. After that, he made his debut in List A matches on 26 February 2008 against Services Cricket team. From 2008-21, Rishi had played 109 matches and took 158 wickets with 4 haul wickets 6 times and 5 haul wickets 5 times and he also scored 2385 runs with the highest score of 117(not out). Later on Rishi made his debut in First class matches against Tamil Nadu on 24 November 2009. From 2009-22 he had played 81 matches and took 309 wickets with 14 times 4 haul wickets, 21 time 5 haul wickets and 2 times 10 haul wickets in 136 innings, he also scored 3725 runs with the highest score 128runs.

IPL Career

In 2008, Rishi made his IPL debut for Kings XI Punjab as all-rounder. He could not play a single match till 2009-12 due to head injury. After that in 2013, Punjab released him and then Mumbai Indians bought. Later on in Mumbai released him in 2014, and Punjab bought him after two seasons in 2017 IPL auction Punjab released him and KKR bought him but they did not gave him a single match to play. Rishi did not played a single IPL match form 2018-21.

Later on In 2022, IPL auction Punjab bought him at price of Rs.55 Lakh. Rishi got instant limelight in the match of Chennai vs Punjab held at Wankhede Stadium, for wearing face protection on his face. Those people who had come to watch that match did not understand anything that why bowler wearing mask on his face? Later, Rishi revealed that, he was wearing face protection so that could avoid getting head injury in the future.

International Career

In 2016, he got chance to play in India team in One day International match on 17 January 2016 against Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground. In same month he made his T-20 debut on 23 January 2016 against Australia at Sydney Cricket Ground.

International DebutODI: 17 January 2016 against Australia  
T-20: 23 January 2016 against Australia
Test: Not yet get chance
Domestic DebutT-20: 3 April 2007 against Delhi
List A: 26 February 2008 against Services
First Class: 24-27 November against Tamil Nadu
IPL: 9 April 2013 against Delhi Capitals
Rishi Dhawan in IPL 2022 with mask
Rishi Dhawan wearing mask in IPL 2022

Personal Life

Rishi Dhawan has married with his longtime girlfriend Deepali Chauhan. She is an Indian model and also won several awards in modeling like Miss Exodia award in 2014 and Beautiful Smile award in Miss Himachal competition 2015 etc. The both couple met each other for first time in concert by Mika Singh. They both were engaged on 21 January 2017, and after two year they married on 8 February 2021. They both are blessed with one son Ridharv.  

Rishi Dhawan with Deepali Chauhan
Rishi Dhawan with Deepali Chauhan

Physical Stats

Height5 feet 10 inch
Eyes ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack

Facts of Rishi Dhawan

  • Rishi was the leading run-scorer in Ranji Trophy 2018-19. He played 8 matches and scored 519 runs.
  • Rishi Dhawan has established fitness center RD Gym and Fitness In Mandi. He also own RD Salon N spa and RD Shake & Grill.
  • He is fitness enthusiastic and loves to spend few Hours in gym.
  • Rishi also promotes various grooming brands on his Instagram account.
  • In Bollywood he is fan of Shahrukh Khan.