File photograph of Ravi Shastri© BCCI/IPL
Left-handed batter Shikhar Dhawan is at the moment main Group India within the ongoing three-match ODI sequence towards New Zealand. The seasoned professional confirmed what he’s manufactured from towards the hosts, as he performed a knock of 72 within the first ODI, and shaped a 124-run stand for the opening wicket alongside Shubman Gill. Forward of the primary ODI, former Group India head coach Ravi Shastri praised Dhawan, saying the left-hander doesn’t get the accolades that he actually deserves.
Talking throughout Pre-Match Protection of Prime Video for the first ODI, Shastri stated: “He is vastly skilled. He would not get the accolades that he deserves. To be trustworthy, many of the highlight is on Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. However whenever you take a look at his one-day cricket file, and also you take a look at a number of the innings he has performed towards prime groups in massive video games, it is an excellent file.”
“A left-hander on the prime makes lots of distinction. He’s a pure stroke participant, he has obtained all of the photographs to countertop class quick bowling, the pull, the reduce, and the drive. He likes it when the ball is coming onto the bat, and I believe his expertise can be useful right here. There are lots of proficient children round, however I believe on this format of the sport, his expertise can be in worth,” he added.
Within the ongoing first ODI, Group India posted 306/7 in 50 overs after being requested to bat first.
Dhawan (72), Shreyas Iyer (80) and Shubman Gill (50) all performed high quality knocks and in the long run, Washington Sundar’s unbeaten 37-run knock of 16 balls helped India put up greater than 300 runs on the board.
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Each India and New Zealand will sq. off within the second ODI on Sunday.
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