IPL 2020

Yuvraj, Sehwag And Others Hail Shikhar Dhawan For His First IPL Hundred

Shikhar Dhawan

Shikhar Dhawan sets Sharjah on fire!: Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan stole the show tonight as he smashed his maiden century of the Indian Premier League and took his team to the victory side by defeating Chennai Super Kings by 5 wickets.

Before the match kickstarted, CSK won the toss and chose to bat first. However, the team started with the worst possible start as they lost their opener, Sam Curran, in the first over itself. Riding on the stunning performances of Faf du Plessis (58), Ambati Rayudu (45), Shane Watson (36), and a fierce cameo by Ravindra Jadeja (33), CSK posted a target of 179/4 for Delhi Capitals.

Later while chasing the target, Delhi Capitals suffered a big blow as they lost their opener, Prithvi Shaw, in the first over.

However, Shikhar Dhawan held the game and took the game to the winning side by smashing 101 runs off 58 balls. He smashed the bowlers to all the corners of the ground and rained fours at the Sharjah Cricket Ground. During his knock, he smashed 14 fours and a six.

Shreyas Iyer and Marcus Stoinis also contributed to the performance, however, it was the fierce performance by Axar Patel in the end, that took everyone’s breath away. He smashed 3 sixes and scored 21, including the winning six as well.

Shikhar Dhawan was awarded the Man of the Match trophy because of his stunning performance. With this win, Delhi Capitals is now back at the top of the points table of IPL 2020.

Meanwhile, as soon as the game came to an end, social media was already flooded with amazing reactions from the fans. From cricket experts to cricketers, netizens are showering praises on Shikhar Dhawan.

Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:

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