Shikhar Dhawan: One of India’s best openers, Shikhar Dhawan has been away from Team India for a long time. On the Sri Lanka Tour
Shikhar Dhawan: One of India’s best openers, Shikhar Dhawan has been away from Team India for a long time. Despite captaining the team India on the Sri Lanka tour, key players Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are on the tour of England. Team India, which is currently touring South Africa, will play a three-match ODI series there. However, the news came a few days ago that Dhawan could be selected in the ODI squad. The team has yet to be announced. A good venue for the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy run. However, this left-handed batsman is constantly failing in this tournament.
The Vijay Hazare Trophy match between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh is being played at the Sector 19 Stadium in Chandigarh. Everyone thought that Dhawan would play a good innings for Delhi in this match. But failed miserably. He could not give the team a good start. Unable to score much, he was dismissed for just 14 runs. He also faced 22 balls to make these runs. Dhawan bowled the first ball of the ninth over. Then Delhi score 28 runs.
Himmat Singh and Janti Sidhu were suspended for a while after Dhawan’s dismissal. But could not play a big innings. Himmat Singh was out for 42 while Janti scored 30. Kshitij Sharma managed only seven runs. Wicketkeeper Anuj Rawat (50) and Lalit Yadav (57) put Delhi ahead in the innings. After the two were out, the rest of the batsmen quickly reached the pavilion. The team managed only 243 runs in 49 overs. Dhawan has also failed in the past against Jharkhand and Hyderabad. He could not even open an account on Jharkhand. He scored 12 runs against Hyderabad.