Dubai: The 38th match of the IPL 2020 will be played between the Delhi Capitals and Kings XI Punjab (DC vs KXIP) at the Dubai ground. In this match, all eyes will be on Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan.
In fact, if Dhawan manages to score 62 runs against Punjab in this match, then he can cross the 5000 runs mark in this tournament. Gabbar is going through the best form in this IPL and Shikhar has also scored an unbeaten century against CSK in the last match.
Shikhar Dhawan’s entry in the club of these veterans
It is worth noting that Shikhar Dhawan has scored 4938 runs in 168 matches of his IPL career with 1 century and 39 half-centuries. In this way, apart from scoring 62 runs, Dhawan will carry a unique record of 5000 runs in the Indian Premier League.
Prior to Dhawan, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina of Chennai Super Kings, Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma and Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner are among the most in the world. He has done this feat in big T20 leagues.
In such a situation, Shikhar Dhawan is going through the form, then it can be guessed that he can take entry in the club of these veterans in front of Kings XI Punjab.
Dhawan’s bat after a bad start this season
Actually, Shikhar Dhawan’s debut in this IPL season 13 (IPL 13) was nothing special. Small innings were definitely coming from Gabbar’s bat but Shikhar was not able to convert them into a big score. However, his form came back after Dhawan played 69 * runs against Mumbai Indians.
Since then, Shikhar Dhawan has scored 2 half-centuries and a brilliant century in the tournament. In this tournament, Dhawan has scored 359 runs in 9 matches total. Under which he is also involved in Orange Cap race.