Mon. Oct 26th, 2020
DC vs CSK: Shikhar Dhawan 'really happy' after hitting 1st hundred in 13-year-long IPL career

Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan, who played a match-winning unbeaten 101 off 58, stated that scoring his initial hundred in 13-12 months-prolonged IPL occupation was exclusive.

Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan (BCCI Picture)


  • Shikhar Dhawan scored his 1st IPL hundred in the match vs CSK on Saturday
  • Dhawan stated he was “definitely satisfied” to score his maiden IPL hundred following 13 many years
  • I am not afraid to get out: Shikhar Dhawan

Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan has identified as the feeling of scoring his maiden IPL hundred and winning the match towards Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by five-wickets “exclusive”. The 34-12 months-previous extra that he has been enjoying in the IPL for 13 prolonged many years but has failed to score a hundred, for that reason obtaining the feat helps make him “definitely satisfied”.

Shikhar Dhawan finished his one hundred off 57 balls and ended his innings at an unbeaten 101 off 58 balls. His glittery innings consisted of 14 4 and a 6. Eralier, on Wednesday towards Rajasthan Royals (RR) Dhawan had smashed 57 off 33 to grow to be the Indian batsman with most amount of IPL fifties (39).

“It is really exclusive. Been enjoying for 13 many years, and this is the initial. So definitely satisfied. At the start out of the season also I was hitting the ball nicely but I was not converting people 20s into 50s. After you do that, you get that self confidence into the upcoming game,” the southpaw stated in the publish-match conference.

Additional, Shikhar Dhawan asserted that he plays with a constructive mindset and is by no means afraid of receiving out. The Delhi batsman also credited his enhanced fitness for the scinitaling knock in match 34 of IPL 2020.

“I hold my mindset very constructive. Just search to score runs, and not feel pitch is executing this or that. I perform with courage. I am not afraid to get out. Fitness is really crucial. We had been fortunate we acquired so substantially time off so it permitted me to refresh myself each mentally and physically. I am operating quicker, feeling fresher.”

Delhi Capitals chased down the 180-run target set by CSK with 1 ball remaining. With the win Delhi Capitals have reclaimed the major spot in the eight-crew IPL 2020 factors table.

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