Shikhar Dhawan Played A Powerful Knock Against SRH: Under-pressure Delhi Capitals is currently locking their horns with the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the do or die match for them at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. A low on confidence line-up of Delhi Capitals is up against a bowling line-up of SRH that has consistently done well.
Before the game kickstarted, the toss was won by Delhi Capitals, who decided to bat first. Delhi Capitals got off to a brilliant start as they started smashing the SRH bowlers to all the corners from the beginning.
Marcus Stoinis and Shikhar Dhawan walked out to open the innings for SRH and they took the innings by storm. Both the openers gave a much-needed kickstart to the game. SRH’s Rashid Khan gave the much-needed breakthrough to his team as he dismissed 38 runs off 27 balls. He smashed 5 fours and 1 six during his powerful knocks.
Following Stoinis’ dismissal, Shikhar Dhawan held the game strong and brought the much-needed momentum to the game. He played another blockbuster knock for his team He has once again turned out to the key player for Delhi Capitals in the IPL Qualifier 2 against his former team Sunrisers Hyderabad. Playing an incredible knock, Dhawan scored 78 runs off 50 balls, hitting 6 fours and 2 sixes.
Meanwhile, social media is flooded with tweets and posts praising the talented cricketer for his brilliant performance. From memes, jokes to tweets hailing the brilliant performance given by the under-pressure Dhawan.
Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:
Knock out and Shikhar Dhawan arrives for the first time, fifty from just 26 balls. Well played, Dhawan.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) November 8, 2020
— Tweetera🐦 (@DoctorrSays) November 8, 2020
Iyer can stay positive and look to hold an innings while Dhawan really goes for the shots
— Nikhil 🏏 (@CricCrazyNIKS) November 8, 2020
Fifty for Shikhar Dhawan, what a quality knock this from him. Gave Delhi Capitals a perfect start and now carrying the momentum.
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) November 8, 2020
— Sreedhar Pillai (@sri50) November 8, 2020
Only two opening stands against SRH this IPL:
90 by Finch-Padikkal in the opening game
— Bharath Seervi (@SeerviBharath) November 8, 2020
Big games need big Players
As we all know is Dhawan
Big Game Player
Brilliant Fifty for him
And 2 mins silence for all those Dhawan haters who were saying Dhawan don't deserve to play T20i for India 😹😹 #SRHvsDC pic.twitter.com/7qG6vQ9RBd
— ᏒᎧᎷᏋᎧ 🎸 (@Romeo_theboss) November 8, 2020
Meanwhile, DC is desperately looking to bounce back, on the other hand, SRH is having an upper hand in the league after winning both the group stages matches comfortably. DC and SRH both the teams can’t afford another defeat.