IND vs SL: Shikhar Dhawan has been selected as the captain of Team India for the upcoming ODI and T20 series against Sri Lanka. All the star players of India have gone to England at this time and because of this Shikhar Dhawan is at the top of the senior players in the team. This is the reason why he has been given the command of the team. The ODI series between the two teams will start from July 13. Many new faces have been given place in the team who will be seen playing in the playing XI against Sri Lanka.
Dhawan’s record against Sri Lanka is excellent
Team India’s batting great Shikhar Dhawan’s bat makes a lot of runs against Sri Lanka. Dhawan has performed brilliantly in all the matches he has played against Sri Lanka so far. Let’s take a look at Dhawan’s ODI and T20 records.
Dhawan’s records in ODIs
Shikhar Dhawan has so far played in 16 ODIs against Sri Lanka, in which he has scored 983 runs at an average of 70.21. During this he has scored 4 centuries and 5 half-centuries. Overall, Dhawan’s records in ODIs are tremendous. Once again Dhawan’s bat can make a splash against Sri Lanka.
Such are the records in T20
Talking about T20 matches, Dhawan has played 9 T20 matches against Sri Lanka so far. In this, he has scored 289 runs in 8 innings. The special thing is that his strike rate during this period has been 136.96. That is, Dhawan has performed tremendously against Sri Lanka in both the formats. The team needs such performance once again. By the way, the team has high hopes from the new players as well.
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