Shikhar Dhawan On ODI Record In Maiden Series As Captain. Thrusting into captaincy for the Sri Lanka tour. Shikhar Dhawan is at that stage of his career. Where he is in line to modify the record. At each time he steps out on the field. He will head into the 3-match ODI series against Sri Lanka with eyes on major landmarks. Sri Lanka’s limited-overs tour, comprising of three ODIs.
And many T20s will start on July 18 in Colombo. The left-handed opener was given the reins. Also, the team after Virat Kohli and other key players were sent to England. For the WTC Last against New Zealand. And the five-Test series against the hosts.
The opportunity to break Sourav Ganguly’s record is given to Shikhar Dhawan. As the second-fastest Indian batsman to reach 6,000 ODI runs. Regular captain Virat Kohli remains the quickest to reach this milestone. Followed by Ganguly while Dhawan has played 139 ODI innings. As of presently, Dhawan has amassed 5977 runs in 139 ODI innings at a solid average of 45.28. And a strike rate of 93.9 with 17 hundred. Dhawan is fair 23 runs absent from getting to be the 10th Indian batsman. With 6,00 or more runs in ODI cricket.
In case he accomplishes the feat amid the series. He would connect an elite gather. Sachin Tendulkar (18,426), Virat Kohli (12,169), Sourav Ganguly (11,363), Rahul Dravid (10,889), MS Dhoni (10,773), Mohammad Azharuddin (9,378), Rohit Sharma (9,205), Yuvraj Singh (8,701), and Virender Sehwag (8,273) lead the Indian list of most elevated run-scorers in ODI cricket.
On the up-and-coming tour, Dhawan can become the only 12th. Indian batsman to total 1,000 ODI runs against Sri Lanka. The senior opener has scored 983 runs. Against the Island country at a marvelous average of 70.21. He has smashed 4 hundred and 5 fifties against them.
“It could be a big achievement for me that I have become the captain of the Indian side. As a leader, my thought is to keep everyone together. And upbeat that’s the most important thing,” Dhawan said on Star Sports appear. “We have got a beautiful bunch of boys, great bolster staff. And we have worked earlier as well.”