Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw struck a cheerful pose.© Delhi Capitals/Twitter

Large smiles come naturally to Delhi Capitals’ Shikhar Dhawan, who is thought for his cheerful nature and fun-loving persona as seen on the cricketer’s social media channels. Prithvi Shaw, Dhawan’s seemingly opening associate for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020, is not as a lot a fun-and-frolic determine – at the very least not on social media. So when Delhi Capitals requested the duo to buddy up and pose for the digital camera, Dhawan’s pure smile maybe brushed on Shaw as they confirmed that “#WideSmileWednesday must be a factor.”

Dhawan moved Delhi Capitals from SunRisers Hyderabad forward of IPL 2019 and scored 521 runs at 34.73 final season. Shaw had a extra subdued season: he accrued 353 runs at 22.06 from 16 matches. 

In a top-heavy Delhi Capitals line up comprising Indian gamers Dhawan, Shaw, Ajinkya Rahane, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant and abroad stars like Shimron Hetmyer and Alex Carrey, there’s prone to be powerful competitors for the highest 4 slots within the taking part in XI. 

Rahane, who was traded with Rajasthan Royals forward of IPL 2020 mentioned he’s prepared to play the finisher’s function if wanted. 


“If I’m advised to bat at No 5 or 6, I’ll undoubtedly take it as it is going to be a brand new function for me and assist me discover my sport. So in the event you ask me, my reply is sure, I’m prepared,” Rahane mentioned when requested about batting within the center or decrease middle-order. 

Delhi Capitals not too long ago misplaced one other opening prospect Jason Roy who pulled out of the event resulting from harm. Australia’s Daniel Sams changed Roy within the squad.

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