Edited By Nityanand Pathak | TheIndianPaper.com | Updated:
- Hitman told that when he got down for the first time he asked Shikhar to take a stance.
- But Gabbar refused and that match was difficult for Rohit Sharma
- Now Shikhar Dhawan has responded to this in a chat with Irfan Pathan
In the era of killer epidemic corona virus, cricketers are connecting with their fans through live chat. In such a situation, cricketers are also making revelations about each other. Recently, Indian limited overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma said in a live chat with Australian cricketer David Warner that Shikhar Dhawan did not want to take a stance on the first ball. Now Shikhar Dhawan has responded in this matter.
Shikhar Dhawan replied
Shikhar Dhawan told Irfan Pathan on Wednesday, ‘In 2013 I returned to Team India. In that match, I and Rohit Sharma played the first match as an opener. Then Rohit Sharma took the strike and the same has been happening since then. Regarding taking a single off the last ball, he said that I do not agree with this charge. Explain that Shikhar has been the opening partner for Rohit along with David Warner for Team India and Sunrisers Hyderabad.
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Shikhar had refused to take a stance
Rohit said this during an Instagram live chat with Australian team explosive opener David Warner. He said while answering a question during the chat- he does not like to face the first ball. He likes to face spinners, but does not want to play fast bowlers. He had said- I remember when I landed in the limited overs opening for the first time in 2013, along with Shikhar. I remember it was the second innings in the Champions Trophy as an opener.
Rohit had told difficult match
He had said about that match – it was a match against South Africa. Fast bowlers like Morne Morkel and Dale Steyn were on the field. I had never played him, so he told Shikhar that you take a strike, but he refused. I do not remember Morne Morkel’s ball. She bounced more than I thought. It was very difficult that day, but we have mixed up now. He will never let you get bored. ‘