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After scoring runs at a strike rate of 300, Liam Livingston says that it was not possible to do anything without Shikhar Dhawan’s innings. Dhawan scored an unbeaten 62 off 53 balls while opening.
Punjab Kings (Punjab Kings) Kagiso Rabada and Liam Livingston dominated the victory. But, Shikhar Dhawan’s role is much more than this. (Shikhar Dhawan) has played. He did the work of handling one end of Punjab in front of the effective attack of Gujarat Titans. He stood as the shield of the team. Worked to maintain the score board. He spent 88 minutes at the crease and played such a big innings during this time that he hit two targets with one arrow. His innings had come to the rescue of the team. other than that orange cap (Orange Cap) In the race too, after Butler and Rahul, he has become number three.
Shikhar Dhawan’s innings against Gujarat Titans is also convincing, who came down after him on the pitch and scored runs and looted the fair. After scoring runs at a strike rate of 300, Liam Livingston says that it was not possible to do anything without Shikhar Dhawan’s innings.
Dhawan’s batting made the job easy
Livingston said after the match that, “Shikhar Dhawan did a great batting. The good thing is that he stood holding one end. He partnered with Bhanuka Rajapaksa for the second wicket, which worked to bring the match under the control of the team and also gave me the freedom to play freely. ,
62 not out off 52 balls
Shikhar Dhawan scored an unbeaten 62 off 53 balls while opening against Gujarat Titans. His innings included 8 fours and 1 six. That is, he scored 38 runs from boundaries in just 9 balls. This is the third half-century in IPL 2022 from Shikhar Dhawan’s bat.
Shikhar Dhawan made two partnerships during this innings, in which the partnership of 87 runs with Bhanuka Rajapaksa for the second wicket was important. Apart from this, Shikhar Dhawan shared 48 runs in 24 balls with Liam Livingston for the third wicket. These two partnerships worked as match making for Punjab Kings.
Shikhar Dhawan is our Top Performer from the second innings for his brilliant knock of 62*
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 3, 2022
Shikhar Dhawan has reached number three in the race of runs after playing an innings of 862 runs against Gujarat. He now has 369 runs in 10 matches with 3 half-centuries. During this his batting average is above 46. While the strike rate is around 125.