2022 was an amazing yr for the skipper of Shikhar Dhawan. One of many senior members of the Indian facet, Dhawan has seen his T20 shares decline however has managed to retain his relevance on the worldwide degree by enjoying solely ODI cricket. He additionally turned the captain and received ODI collection in West Indies and South Africa. However he was dropped from the captaincy within the center to accommodate KL Rahul. The incident befell throughout the tour of Zimbabwe, the place he was initially named captain solely to get replaced by KL Rahul.
Talking forward of the primary match of the three-match ODI collection towards New Zealand, he revealed why Rahul was picked forward of him and why he was by no means ‘harm’ by the selector’s determination.
“Bada achha sawaal pakhya aapne (You may have requested an amazing query). Firstly, I’m very lucky that I’ve bought the chance to captain my group at this stage of my profession. Coming again to Zimbabwe, KL Rahul was the vice-captain of the principle group. When he got here again from damage, it was in my thoughts that since he’s going to play within the Asia Cup, he may get an opportunity to captain the group in case Rohit Sharma will get injured. So, I believed, KL can get some expertise main the group in Zimbabwe,” he advised the press.
“By no means harm. As a result of if one thing occurs, it occurs for the higher. I bought the prospect to guide the group towards South Africa, that too was given to me by the selectors.”
With the arrival of social media, these days gamers need to face extra abuse and hate from followers. On the problem of psychological well being, Dhawan mentioned that he avoids social media because the issues mentioned there can stick with you for a very long time.
Learn additionally: Vijay Hazare Trophy: Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir in knockouts from Group D
“Sure Han, nowadays the tariffs are excessive on social media and there’s a lot of trolling. (He praises you a large number after which pulls you a large number on social media). And we get used to it and likewise a sensible individual is not going to scroll via social media simply because he is aware of what individuals are speaking about you. So, no must look on social media.”
“As a result of no matter you see, it lives inside you. Generally it’s higher to disregard one thing. (Generally, it is higher to disregard it, it is good for psychological well being.)
The 36-year-old made a comeback in 2004, however since 2013, he has bought common probabilities. He needed to wait a very long time to make the mark. Citing the instance of children like Sanju Samson and Deepak Hooda, who’re going via a chronic part of warming the bench, Dhawan was requested if he has some private recommendation for them in these grim occasions.
Generally I give, typically I do not. If boys ask, I’ll inform. (Generally, I recommend them, however not on a regular basis.)