Staff India senior batter Shikhar Dhawan has made it clear that his focus is fully on the subsequent 12 months’s ODI World Cup that’s scheduled to be held in India. Dhawan has been chosen to be part of the Indian group for the upcoming three One Day Internationals in opposition to England, the primary of which will probably be performed at London’s Kennington Oval on July 12.
Dhawan’s return would imply that passionate cricket followers will get an opportunity to witness the reunion of the ‘Rohit-Dhawan’ duo.
Dhawan and skipper Rohit Sharma share an exquisite batting camaraderie in One Day Internationals and they’re broadly thought to be a profitable pair within the format.
I’ve a great deal of expertise within the first place: Shikhar Dhawan
“I perceive the necessity to put together properly earlier than a tour, so I be certain that to maintain specializing in my fundamentals and the strategy of my preparation. I had been practising for fairly a while for the England ODIs and I’m positive I’ll be in wonderful rhythm within the coming matches,” Dhawan was quoted as saying by The Telegraph.
“My focus is certainly on subsequent 12 months’s World Cup and for that, I wish to play as many matches as doable for India and do properly there. In between, there would be the IPL as properly, so I’ll attempt to do properly there and likewise look to play the home someday and T20 matches,” he added.
“I’ve a great deal of expertise within the first place. Additionally, I’m fairly assured about my fundamentals and method, that are essential sides of an opener. On the identical time, a peaceful thoughts helps me construct my innings and convert them into massive scores. That retains me in a superb headspace,” he additional stated.
The 36-year-old has been discarded from the Indian group’s Take a look at setup since 2018 and doesn’t function within the T20Is regardless of showcasing constant performances within the final three editions of the IPL. The Delhi cricketer as of now solely will get an opportunity to don the Indian jersey within the 50-overs format.
It additionally must be famous that Shikhar Dhawan is enjoying for the Indian group after February i.e. 5 months to be exact. He was final seen in motion for the Males in Blue throughout the residence ODI sequence in opposition to the West Indies.