Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan, who performed a match-winning unbeaten 101 off 58, mentioned that scoring his first hundred in 13-year-long IPL profession was particular.
Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan (BCCI Picture)
- Shikhar Dhawan scored his 1st IPL hundred within the match vs CSK on Saturday
- Dhawan mentioned he was “actually joyful” to attain his maiden IPL hundred after 13 years
- I’m not afraid to get out: Shikhar Dhawan
Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan has referred to as the sensation of scoring his maiden IPL hundred and successful the match in opposition to Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK) by 5-wickets “particular”. The 34-year-old added that he has been taking part in within the IPL for 13 lengthy years however has failed to attain 100, due to this fact attaining the feat makes him “actually joyful”.
Shikhar Dhawan accomplished his 100 off 57 balls and ended his innings at an unbeaten 101 off 58 balls. His glittery innings consisted of 14 4 and a six. Eralier, on Wednesday in opposition to Rajasthan Royals (RR) Dhawan had smashed 57 off 33 to change into the Indian batsman with most variety of IPL fifties (39).
“It is vitally particular. Been taking part in for 13 years, and that is the primary. So actually joyful. At the beginning of the season additionally I used to be hitting the ball properly however I wasn’t changing these 20s into 50s. When you do this, you’re taking that confidence into the following recreation,” the southpaw mentioned within the post-match convention.
Additional, Shikhar Dhawan asserted that he performs with a optimistic mindset and is rarely afraid of getting out. The Delhi batsman additionally credited his improved health for the scinitaling knock in match 34 of IPL 2020.
“I hold my mindset fairly optimistic. Simply look to attain runs, and never suppose pitch is doing this or that. I play with braveness. I’m not afraid to get out. Health is essential. We had been fortunate we received a lot break day so it allowed me to refresh myself each mentally and bodily. I’m working sooner, feeling more energizing.”
Delhi Capitals chased down the 180-run goal set by CSK with one ball remaining. With the win Delhi Capitals have reclaimed the highest spot within the 8-team IPL 2020 factors desk.