Despite being an established presence in the Indian cricket team, Shikhar Dhawan has been facing difficulties in his role as captain. He has captained the Punjab Kings team in both the IPL and World Cup squad, but his ability to lead the second-string team seems doubtful.
The Indian cricket team has largely moved on from Dhawan, who was once a one-format player until he was dropped from the ODI squad after playing against Bangladesh in December 2022. Shubman Gill’s inclusion in the new crop of batsmen at the top level means that if an opportunity arises, HE will be ready to take action.
“I am fully prepared for the return journey, and that’s why I keep myself in shape whenever I get a chance,” Dhawan told news agency PTI.
The southpaw, who is a centrally-contracted cricketer and spends countless hours at the National Cricket Academy, stated that he still finds pleasure in training and playing the game. “These are the things I’m in control of. Let me tell you how I feel about it.”
Dhawan has an IPL trophy to prove to Punjab Kings if India doesn’t come back. He also expressed his eagerness to compete in the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy and 50-over Vijay Hazare Trophy before the Ipo.
“I have not engaged with any selector regarding my future, but I still prefer to stay at NCA. The facilities are excellent, and it has a positive impact on my career.”
“I have a plan to participate in the IPL and also play against Syed Mushtaq Ali and Vijay Hazare,” he revealed.
With the assistance of PTI inputs.