Shikhar Dhawan with son Zoravar.© Instagram
is presently having fun with a break from his hectic schedule in cricket. Enjoying for Punjab Kings within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, the left-handed opener scored 460 runs in 14 matches to finish up because the eighth-highest scorer within the franchise cricket league. He had a mean of 38.33 and a strike-rate of 122.66. Nevertheless, he didn’t discover a place within the India squad for the recently-concluded South Africa sequence. He doesn’t even characteristic within the India T20I squad that can play in opposition to Eire later this month.
Nevertheless, Dhawan is benefiting from this free time and lately met together with his son Zoravar.
Watch: Shikhar Dhawan’s cute video with Zoravar
The left-hander, who final performed a T20 Worldwide (T20I) in June final 12 months in opposition to Sri Lanka, wasn’t a part of the 2021 T20 World Cup and has not been picked for the lately concluded 5-match sequence in opposition to South Africa or the two-match sequence in opposition to Eire arising later this month.
Whereas Dhawan has been constantly impressing within the IPL, having upped his strike-rate as nicely in the previous few years, he has seen the likes ofand transfer above him within the pecking order amongst openers, with Rohit Sharma and nonetheless the primary alternative pair.
Legendary battermentioned that the truth that Dhawan was ignored by the selectors for the sequence in opposition to South Africa and Eire implies that he’s not within the combine for a spot when India decide their T20 World Cup squad.
“No, I do not see that. If it needed to pop up it will have been on this squad,” Gavaskar informed host broadcaster Star Sports activities when requested if he sees Dhawan’s title in dialogue for the 2022 T20 World Cup. “As a result of a whole lot of the fellows have gone to England. It could have been on this squad. If he is not on this squad, I do not see his title within the combine,” Gavaskar mentioned.
The 2022 T20 World Cup is about to be held in Australia in October-November.
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