Shikhar Dhawan reclaimed the Orange Cap after a breezy 37-ball 42 that helped Delhi Capitals (DC) transfer atop the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 factors desk. DC beat Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) by eight wickets in Dubai.
The DC opener now has 422 runs from 9 matches at a mean of virtually 53, and a strike charge of 132. Having fun with his batting to the fullest, Shikhar Dhawan threw mild on the character of the floor and the way he altered his recreation plan to go well with it.
“I’m having fun with carrying the Orange Cap,” stated Dhawan. “I’m having fun with the best way I’m timing the ball. This wasn’t a really true floor. It stopped a bit, so I deliberate the strategy accordingly.”
“It was good to go on the market and safe a win. I consciously made an effort to extend the tempo and strike-rate as a result of I wished to be an impactful participant for my aspect,” stated Shikhar Dhawan after the match.
Shikhar Dhawan, who led a younger Indian aspect in Sri Lanka, has been phenomenal for the reason that IPL 2020, amassing 1,040 runs at 47.3, putting at nearly 140. Regardless of his good type with the bat, the 35-year-old missed out on a berth in India’s 2021 World Cup squad.
Shikhar Dhawan hails Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje
Calling Kagiso Rabada and Anrich Nortje DC’s gun bowlers, Shikhar Dhawan praised their wicket-taking capabilities.
One of many nice strengths of the DC unit is their stability. The workforce boasts a fearsome tempo assault led by the South African duo. On Wednesday, Anrich Nortje produced the Participant-of-the-Match efficiency with figures of 4-0-12-2, whereas Kagiso Rabada claimed three wickets.
“Rabada and Nortje are our gun bowlers. Rabada all the time will get us wickets. Nortje has nice tempo, and his recreation is maturing properly. Each are troubling batsmen. We’re completely having fun with being on the high of the desk,” Shikhar Dhawan added.
The Delhi Capitals will subsequent play Rajasthan Royals (RR) within the afternoon match in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.