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India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who hit a match-winning 98 within the first ODI towards England after warming the bench for the most important a part of the T20 sequence, on Tuesday (March 23) stated worldwide cricket is all about strain and as an skilled participant he is aware of how you can deal with it.
This was the fifth time Dhawan has got out in the nervous nineties in ODI cricket. In whole, he has 6 scores within the nineties in ODI cricket, the third most for an Indian participant within the 50-over format.
Sachin Tendulkar had completed his profession with as many as 18 scores within the 90s in ODIs. Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin is on the second spot on the undesirable checklist with 7 scores within the nineties. Having misplaced his place within the T20 enjoying XI, Dhawan was below strain to carry out within the opening ODI with India spoilt for alternative in all batting positions.
“(In) worldwide cricket, strain is at all times there and the factor is as an skilled participant, I understand how to deal with strain.
“…And secondly, as I stated, I’m skilled participant, so I do know what photographs to play on what sure wickets and we learn the wicket properly and talk very properly within the batting unit and that’s what we did and that labored for us,” the southpaw stated, on the digital post-match press convention.
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) March 23, 2021
Dhawan, who was benched after the primary T20 of the five-match, defined how he saved himself constructive.
“I used to be specializing in my course of, health, skill-work, gym-work and I at all times keep in a constructive psychological house. I at all times try to have a look at positives from each state of affairs. That’s what I used to be doing. I used to be assured with my batting. I knew that if I get a possibility, I’ll take it,” the elegant left-hander added.
Dhawan additionally stated that circumstances on the MCA stadium on Tuesday have been seaming and swinging.
“It was seaming and swinging so, it wouldn’t have made any sense in case you would have gone exhausting at first, dropping two-three wickets, so our plan was simply keep on the wicket and respect the nice deliveries and we knew that, we are able to at all times money these runs in a while,” he signed off.
Most scores within the 90s by an Indian batsmen in ODIs
Sachin Tendulkar – 18
Mohammad Azharuddin – 7
Shikhar Dhawan – 6
Virender Sehwag – 6
Virat Kohli – 6
Sourav Ganguly – 6
MS Dhoni – 6
(with PTI inputs)