New Delhi. Shikar Dhawan did well with the bat in IPL 2022 and scored more than 400 runs. However, even after this, he could not make it to Team India for the T20 series against South Africa. In his place, young players Ishaan Kishan and Rituraj Gaikwad have got a chance as openers. T20 World Cup is to be held this year. In such a situation, coach Rahul Dravid wants to give more opportunities to the youth. Meanwhile, Dhawan was missing his son Zoravar. They also reached to meet him. It is known that Dhawan and his wife Ayesha Mukherjee have separated.
While posting a photo with son Zoravar on social media, Shikhar Dhawan wrote, was missing the son. Nice to see him again. It is known that Zorawar is living with mother Ayesha. Commenting on Dhawan’s photo, a fan wrote, How difficult is it to be away from a son. It breaks my heart to pieces. While another fan wrote that Junior Gabbar. Dhawan was also very active on social media during IPL and used to put funny videos with fellow players.
Can get place in ODI team
Shikhar Dhawan may not have got a place in the T20 team, but he can make it to the ODI team. Team India has to play a three-match series against England next month. Apart from this, in July, the team also has to play 3 ODIs on the West Indies tour. Next year the ODI World Cup is to be held in India itself. In such a situation, Dhawan can prove to be important for the team. He has scored 6284 runs in 149 ODIs at an average of 46. He has scored 17 centuries and 35 half-centuries. The strike rate is of 93.
He has also played 34 Tests and 68 T20 matches for Team India. In Tests, he has scored 2315 runs at an average of 41. Has scored 7 centuries and 5 half-centuries. At the same time, 1759 runs have been scored in T20 at an average of 28. Has scored 11 fifties. Strike rate is 126. Questions have always been raised about Dhawan’s strike rate in T20.
FIRST PUBLISHED : June 05, 2022, 11:23 IST