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newscricket7 days ago

Cannot see Shikhar Dhawan making a Test comeback anytime soon, opines Aakash Chopra

Renowned commentator Aakash Chopra has stated that he cannot envision Shikhar Dhawan making a comeback to the Test side, with the likes of Rohit, Rahul, Shaw and Agarwal all ahead of him in the pecking order. Chopra, instead, has advised Dhawan to concentrate on his white-ball career.
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featurecricket13 days ago

IPL SRL | DC  vs KKR Evaluation Chart - Sunil Narine dons invincibility in crushing Delhi Capitals

On a day when Kolkata’s batting unit enjoyed a great day on the field, Delhi’s reciprocation couldn’t really match up with the high-scoring momentum. While Sunil Narine scored an unbeaten 91 to take KKR to 183/3, Delhi was void of a similar performance and they ended up on 166/4, losing by 17 runs.
Sritama Panda
featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | DC vs KXIP Evaluation Chart - Rishabh Pant’s cameo helps Delhi take the cake

After putting Delhi to bat first, Punjab’s bowlers gave them the happy news with quick wickets before a Dhawan-Pant partnership propelled Delhi to a total of 156/7. In the run chase, after Agarwal’s dismissal, Punjab found themselves in a steep downfall, losing wickets in a heap in a 42-run loss.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | KKR vs DC Evaluation Chart - Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeaten 92 thunders the Knight Riders

The stage was well set by the Delhi openers, Dhawan and Shaw, as they put on 90 runs for the first wicket before Dhawan continued his impressive display through to the end of the innings, scoring 92 in Delhi’s 205. Despite a futile attempt from Gill, KKR could only score 162, falling 43 runs short.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricketa month ago

Dhawan’s breezy style gives Rohit Sharma time to settle, feels Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan feels that Shikhar Dhawan's free playing style allows time for his Team India opening partner, Rohit Sharma, to settle down at the start of the innings. The two limited-overs specialist batsmen have been opening together for India since 2013 and are known for their huge partnerships. 
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newscricketa month ago

MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh included in Sreesanth’s T20 World Cup XI

Two months away from his ban’s end, Sreesanth has named his Indian playing XI for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia, where he included MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh. In addition to it, the pacer has picked Sanju Samson at the top alongside Rohit and named himself as 12th man.
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newscricketa month ago

Rohit Sharma-Shikhar Dhawan partnership here to stay, believes Aakash Chopra

Aakash Chopra believes that Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul must be the preferred opening partnership in T20Is, but added that Dhawan is not far away from the duo. Chopra believes that the Rohit-Dhawan partnership has a lot more to offer and added that Rahul if need be, could fit in the middle-order.
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featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | CSK vs DC Evaluation Chart - Ruthless Delhi hand CSK embarrassing thrashing

Inspired batting performances from the duo of Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer coupled with some T20 bowling of the highest order helped Delhi Capitals annihilate CSK in the SRL on Sunday. DC bowled CSK out for just 98 runs, after a Keemo Paul blitz had taken them to a score of 199/5.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket2 months ago

Grateful to have have been a part of Kohli-Rohit era, reveals Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan has stated that he is grateful to have been a part of an era that has two of the finest batsmen of the current time - Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli. The left-handed Indian opener has also added that mental health has become an important subject and people need to stay mentally strong.
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featurecricket2 months ago

IPL SRL | RR vs DC Evaluation Chart - Shikhar Dhawan’s classy 72 helps Delhi hammer Rajasthan

After being asked to bat first, Shikhar Dhawan’s opening wicket partnership with Prithvi Shaw and Ajinkya Rahane ensured that the visitors got to 211 for the loss of four wickets. In the end, Rajasthan’s lacklustre performance with the bat helped the encounter tilt in Delhi’s favour.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam