Full name Gaurav Dhiman
Born December 16, 1986, New Delhi
Current age 28 years 259 days
Major teams India Under-15s, India Under-19s, Karnataka Under-19s, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore
Playing role Allrounder
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
|Only First-class||Karnataka v Tamil Nadu at Bangalore, Jan 2-5, 2007 scorecard|
|List A debut||Haryana v Karnataka at Kanpur, Mar 14, 2006 scorecard|
|Last List A||Karnataka v Rajasthan at Delhi, Mar 21, 2007 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|10||Bellary||v Panthers||Hubli||10 Sep 2014||Other T20|
|26, 0/4||Bellary||v Mysore-W||Bangalore||7 Sep 2014||Other T20|
|4||Bellary||v Bulls||Mysore||30 Aug 2014||Other T20|
|0||Bulls||v Maharaajas||Bangalore||23 Sep 2010||Other T20|
|29||Bulls||v Gladiators||Bangalore||21 Sep 2010||Other T20|
|0||Bulls||v Panthers||Bangalore||20 Sep 2010||Other T20|
|34||Bulls||v Mangalore||Bangalore||19 Sep 2010||Other T20|
|17||Bulls||v Provident||Bangalore||16 Sep 2010||Other T20|
|27||India||v Pakistan||Kowloon||31 Oct 2009||Other OD|
|14||Bulls||v Provident||Bangalore||22 Sep 2009||Other T20|
Occasionally a player comes along who has the X-factor, the ability to turn a game single-handedly. From what little we have seen of him so far, Dhiman has that quality. Batting is his major suit and he is a fierce striker of the ball, with more than a hint of Virender Sehwag, or even Shahid Afridi, in his make-up. Throw in his nippy medium pace, and ability to get the breakthroughs, and he is an enticing prospect for the future.
A blazing 56-ball 74 against West Indies in this year's Under-19 World Cup demonstrated his ability; now the challenge before him is to add responsibility to abundant talent and rein himself in when he needs to.
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