Dubai: For the T20 World Cup, the selectors did not give a chance to Team India’s biggest opener Shikhar Dhawan, whose anger he has vented in the IPL. Gabbar’s bat has spoken fiercely in the IPL match played against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Wednesday. Dhawan played a scintillating innings of 42 runs, due to which Delhi Capitals defeated Sunrisers Hyderabad by 8 wickets. Shikhar Dhawan’s innings included 6 fours and a six.
Didn’t get chance in T20 World Cup
Shikhar Dhawan’s selectors cut the card from the T20 World Cup. Shikhar Dhawan played the T20 World Cup in the year 2014 and 2016 under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, but after 5 years his dream of playing in this global tournament again was shattered. Gaya. If she turns 36 in 2022, then perhaps the BCCI will not want to try her again.
Dhawan was a hit in the ICC Trophy
Shikhar Dhawan’s record in the ICC Trophy has been excellent. Talking about the Champions Trophy, he scored 363 runs in 2013 and 338 runs in the 2017 edition. In the 2015 World Cup, he became the top scorer with 412 runs, which included 2 centuries. In the World Cup 2019, Dhawan played an innings of 117 runs against Australia. Shikhar Dhawan has flopped in two T20 World Cups of his career, he could not even make it to the top 50 run scorer in both these editions. This format of the ICC Trophy proved to be unlucky for him for the ‘Gabbar’ of Team India.
Dhawan vented his anger in IPL 2021
Delhi Capitals opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan’s excellent form continues in IPL 2021. In the current IPL season, his 400 runs were completed. In IPL 2021, he has scored 422 runs in 9 matches and the Orange Cap is decorated on his head. This is the sixth time in a row that Dhawan has scored 400 or more runs in a season in the IPL. Before him, only Suresh Raina (2008-14) and David Warner (2013-20) have done this feat in this tournament. Raina and Warner have scored 400 or more runs in 7 consecutive IPL seasons.
Even Kohli-Rohit could not do like Dhawan this feat
Dhawan scored 501 runs in 2016, 479 runs in 2017, 497 runs in 2018, 521 runs in 2018 and 618 runs in 2020. Apart from this, he has reached the second place in terms of scoring the most runs of 400 or more runs in the IPL season. This is the eighth season in his IPL career, when he has scored 400 or more runs. Suresh Raina has done this for the maximum number of times in the IPL season. Virat Kohli-Rohit Sharma and David Warner have done this feat 7-7 times. Let us tell you that Dhawan has not got a place in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup to be held in October-November.
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