Indian Cricket Staff had a disappointing 1st ODI match towards South Africa the place the crew was outplayed. India could have misplaced the match by 9 runs however Proteas had been in command of the match. The skipper Shikhar Dhawan should ensure that the batters bat deep and type partnerships.
Shikhar has taken the accountability of main the crew when senior members of the crew will not be there. The left-handed batter is getting ample recreation time within the center. There are issues relating to his future in ODI Cricket as India already has KL Rahul ready within the wings.
Saba Karim on Shikhar Dhawan
Saba Karim was seen interacting with India Information and was requested about Shikhar Dhawan. “Shikhar Dhawan’s place within the crew has been confirmed. There’s no must put strain on him on a regular basis. There shall be one or two matches the place he gained’t rating runs. I believe the selectors have determined that Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan would be the openers within the subsequent 50-over World Cup,” mentioned Saba Karim.
Conundrum for Administration
The administration could be nicely conscious of the truth that Shikhar doesn’t have age on his facet. The 36-year-old batter has a historical past of being damage inclined and shifting with him ahead can show to be dangerous. On the identical time, the crew will get a left-hand right-hand mixture which disturbs the bowlers loads.
After the conclusion of the ICC T20 World Cup 2022, all the focus would shift to the 2023 World Cup. The administration ought to stick to 1 opener as chopping and altering of openers isn’t an excellent possibility. The Choice Panel & Rahul Dravid could be keenly watching Shikhar Dhawan as a giant hundred within the remaining two ODI’s can seal the spot for him.