Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Shikhar Dhawan reveals about his Punjab Kings teammate


IPL 2022: Shikhar Dhawan reveals how his Punjab Kings teammate Vaibhav Arora earned his debut

MUMBAI: Punjab Kings' (PBKS) player Shikhar Dhawan was all acclaim for debutant Vaibhav Arora who destroyed the Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) top request on Sunday in the continuous Indian Premier League (IPL).

Arora got back with amazing figures of 2 for 21 from his four overs here at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai as PBKS returned in style to overcome Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by 54 runs.

Pursuing 181, CSK didn't get the ideal beginning after openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Robin Uthappa were back in the cabin early. Gaikwad was trapped in the sneaks past Dhawan while Uthappa's driving edge was taken by PBKS captain Agarwal. Kagiso Rabada and Vaibhav Arora asserted a wicket each in those two excusals.

PBKS kept on mounting strain with the new ball as debutant Arora asserted his second wicket after Moeen Ali hauled one of his conveyances onto the stumps.

In the post-match show, Shikhar Dhawan said: "It feels incredible. We made an incredible rebound. It's astonishing. He (Vaibhav) was disturbing us in the nets also. That is the reason he got the presentation today. He bowled a decent line and length and utilized the pitch."

"I'm feeling better (about his own batting). We lost two wickets, so we realized we needed to assemble. Liam Livingstone played an astounding thump to remove the game from the resistance yet I additionally realized I needed to move forward. We didn't realize we would get 180 when we lost two speedy wickets yet we kept the positive game going. We realized we will be in the game assuming we take early wickets," the accomplished Indian opener added.

Dhawan made 33 off 24 balls, while Livingstone drove the PBKS batting outline with his 32-ball 60.

Punjab Kings will next conflict with Gujarat Titans on April 8 at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.

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