Dhawan has been replaced by young Rishabh Pant in the Indian squad.
Shikhar Dhawan rejoined the Delhi based franchise during the off season
The Indian opener who slammed a blistering century at Mohali, had come under severe criticism for a lean patch of form
On Delhi Capital's current squad, he said it is a very balanced side.
India's head coach believes that the Rohit Sharma-Shikhar Dhawan opening combo is one of the best in the world
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Dhawan bludgeoned the rookie Afghan bowlers into submission with a power-packed unbeaten 104 (91 balls) while Murali Vijay (41 no off 72 balls) held one end up with the home team setting the foundation for what promises to be a mammoth first innings total.
As we wind up yet another scintillating Indian Premier League (IPL) season, here’s a look at some facts and figures you might’ve missed.
Virat Kohli was named the International Cricketer of the Year at the CEAT Cricket Ratings awards.
Once the Sunrisers Hyderabad had restricted Mumbai Indians to 147-8, this IPL11 match was only heading one way, towards the hosts.
After restricting Australia to 160 for 6, Kohli (82 not out) provided the spark with a superlative display of batting to help India overhaul the target with five balls to spare in a thrilling showdown at the I S Bindra Stadium.
Set a tricky victory target of 176, the listless Indians surrendered tamely to be skittled out for their lowest score of 112 in just 49.5 over to give the islanders a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
They say revenge is a dish best served cold. That's exactly what happened in Mirpur on Thursday.
Before that, the event will open on Tuesday night to a glittering ceremony where Bollywood superstars Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor and Anushka Sharma form a power-packed line-up of performers.
Here's a quick guide to the semi-finals. The winners advance to the final on Sunday, March 29 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Top of their pool, unbeaten, India took a well-deserved day off in Auckland on Thursday ahead of their final match of the first round of the World Cup.
It isn't so much that India have won three on the bounce this time, as the manner in which they have done so, the opponents against whom they have achieved this feat, and the circumstances around which these victories have been accomplished, that is most impressive.
Shikhar Dhawan and Indian bowling had a lot said and written about it, and those two, along with Virat Kohli (107), rose to the big occasion at the Adelaide Oval to eventually win the contest
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan in their opening match of the cricket World Cup at the Adelaide Oval, here today.
Lucky to share two points with Australia, who are awaiting their opponents in the final, in the washed off game in Sydney, the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led side will not only try to address its bowling worries but also try to pull up its batting socks.
India squad for World Cup: MS Dhoni (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami, Stuart Binny, Umesh Yadav.
The new year holds out both challenge and promise for Indian cricket. Mahendra Singh Dhoni‘s team finished 2013 ranked number 1 in ODIs and number 2 in Tests. Along with South Africa, England and a resurgent Australia, India form the â€˜elite‘ cluster, as it were, in international cricket. Yet doubts persist.
The title win in the ICC Champions Trophy is yet to sink in but India have to get out of the party mode as they take on a resurgent West Indies on Sunday in their opener of the Celkon Mobile Cup tri-series.