Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan said it takes time for Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma to regain the rhythm after recovering from a hamstring injury, so his team can take advantage of it in the Indian Premier League qualifier on Thursday Will try Rohit could not play for two weeks due to hamstring of left leg. He returned in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Dhawan said on the eve of the first qualifier, “Rohit is a very good player and he has not played too many matches so I don’t know about his rhythm. It means that we can definitely take advantage of it. “He said,” My best wishes are with him, but being in the opposing team we can take advantage of it and we will make our strategy accordingly. “
Rohit has not been selected in the Indian team for the tour of Australia due to injury, but Dhawan, his long-time partner in the national team, said that he would like to retain his good form of IPL in Australia as well. Dhawan, who has scored 525 runs in 14 innings in the IPL so far, said, “Once you start scoring well, you want to continue that form in the next series.” I like to play in Australia. He is a great place to play cricket. The pitches are very good and I enjoy playing their bowling. “
“It will be a special series as the Indian team will play after a long time,” he said. I want to do well there. “Dhawan also favored Prithvi Shaw, his unbeaten opening partner. Shaw scored 4,0, 0, 7, 10 and 9 in the last six matches. Dhawan said, “This is not the first time that someone’s form has gone awry and it won’t be the last time. He needs to stay calm. It happens to everyone. He is hitting shots with good timing. He is positive. There is a need to persevere and believe in our ability. “
Dhawan was asked if this was his best season in IPL, he said, “I have not scored 500 runs for the first time in IPL. I have done this before. Yes, this happened for the first time, while I hit two centuries and was out for zero twice. This is new to me. “