Sharjah: Team India and IPL franchise Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan are among the most dangerous batsmen of this tournament. Presenting the example, Dhawan scored a stormy century against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) during the 34th match of IPL 2020.
Shikhar played an important role in the victory of his team Delhi (Delhi Capitals) by 5 wickets on the strength of 101 runs in this match. Along with this century, Gabbar personally created a unique record.
First century in T20 cricket
On the cricket field, Dhawan, popularly known as Gabbar, hoisted the CSK bowlers fiercely on Sharjah ground. An unbeaten 101-run knock, played with the help of 14 fours and 1 six in 58 balls, is the best innings of Shikhar’s IPL career.
Apart from this, Shikhar Dhawan’s century in front of Chennai was the first century of his IPL and T20 cricket (T20) career. Earlier, Gabbar’s best score in T20 was an unbeaten 97 runs, which he scored against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) during IPL 2019.
Dhawan was also awarded the Player of the Match title for playing this magnificent century. This was the third score of more than 50 runs for Dhawan in the last three games this season.
Gabbar Roars at Sharjah!
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Luck is kind to Dhawan
It was Shikhar Dhawan’s day in front of CSK (Chennai Super Kings) on Saturday. In this match, Dhawan got 3 lives, taking full advantage of which he has given this explosive century. Please tell that Dhawan got life-giving during 25, 50 and 75 runs.
Apart from this, when Shikhar was on 99, the umpire called him a catch out, but later Gabbar was not found due to DRS. The result of which was that Dhawan played 101 till the end and gave Delhi a thrilling victory. Shikhar Dhawan completed his first T20 hundred with a single off the last ball of the 19th over of the Delhi Capitals (DC) innings.