“Give thanks to God for whatever you have. I thus came to terms with it and believed it had happened for my benefit,” Dhawan remarked.
In the absence of more seasoned players, experienced batsman Shikhar Dhawan captained the Indian squad several times before to the ODI World Cup 2023. One of the leaders in the locker room, the 38-year-old lost his spot in the national team after Shubman Gill and Yashasvi Jaiswal came into the picture. As a result, he was unable to go to the big tournament, where India made it to the finals but lost to Australia by six wickets.
In light of this, Dhawan said he felt good about his performance in the limited overs but wasn’t upset about missing out on the ODI World Cup. He described it as God’s will and said that everything that occurs is for the best.
“I was unable to attend the World Cup. I understood at this age that it would be my final World Cup as an Indian player, and that after that, I would only be able to play to a particular standard. Even though I had a strong performance, I was still unable to gain entry, but I didn’t let it bother me. Enjoy whatever happiness God has given you. Dhawan said to Karishma Mehta, “So I accepted that and thought it happened for my betterment.”
Set goals as the captain of PBKS, Dhawan
Punjab One of the four teams still vying for the Indian Premier League championship is Kings. When the team made it to the finals in 2014 but lost to Kolkata Knight Riders, they came very close. But just as he anticipates better strategy and a victory this year, Dhawan anticipates greater things from his squad in 2024.
“I see our team celebrating together. I think we’re going to get along well. I picture us being well-defined not only as exceptional cricket players but also as excellent people who value each other’s company and have excellent work ethics. We also perform really well and win numerous trophies. enhancing our dialogue and I envision us coming up with better plans and strategies,” Dhawan remarked.