Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan. (Picture by ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP through Getty Pictures)

Former Indian batter Suresh Raina felt that Shikhar Dhawan was arduous executed by by way of his omission from the T20I setup for the upcoming dwelling sequence in opposition to South Africa. Dhawan final performed a T20I recreation in Sri Lanka because the skipper of the facet and since then, Ishan Kishan has been most well-liked forward of the veteran batter. It needs to be famous that Dhawan was as soon as once more among the many runs this 12 months in IPL 2022, with 460 runs in 14 video games for the Punjab Kings.

Raina felt that Shikhar Dhawan is the proper man by way of efficiency and leisure and famous how he has been a run-scoring machine within the final three to 4 seasons within the IPL. He added that if Karthik could make it to the squad at 36 years of age, then Dhawan deserved a spot as nicely. Dhawan, just lately in an interview, talked about that he has not less than three to 4 years left in worldwide cricket and was fairly optimistic about performing in T20Is if introduced a possibility once more.

Shikhar Dhawan has scored runs for the final 3-4 years: Suresh Raina

“Clearly, Shikhar would have been disillusioned. Each captain needs a participant like him on the workforce. He’s a fun-loving one that brightens up the surroundings. And he has at all times scored runs – be it home, worldwide, or T20. In case you’ve introduced Dinesh Karthik again into the workforce, Shikhar Dhawan deserved a spot too. He has carried out runs for the final 3-4 years and has scored runs continuous. Someplace deep down, he have to be unhappy,” Raina stated on the Cricket Dwell present on Star Sports activities.

In the meantime, the likes of Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh earned maiden call-ups whereas Rahul Tripathi didn’t get the nod from the selectors regardless of being spectacular for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya returned to the facet after some wonderful outings this season whereas Dhawan gave the impression to be the scapegoat once more within the shortest format.



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