India vs England T20I Series: The series of five T20 matches between India and England is going to start from Friday. In the first match played between India and England, veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan will not get a place in the playing eleven. Team India captain Virat Kohli has given this information just one day before the match.
Virat Kohli says that Shikhar Dhawan has been placed in the team as the third opener. Virat Kohli said, “Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul have done well in the opening. It is obvious that in the first match, these two players will continue to handle the responsibility of opening. ”
Virat Kohli made it clear that Shikhar Dhawan has been given a place in the team as the reserve opener. The captain said, “Shikhar Dhawan is in good form. But currently the role in his team is only as the third opener. Therefore, he will not be included in the first match in Playing 11.
Shikhar Dhawan will continue in an important role
However, Virat Kohli has maintained the possibility of playing in the matches ahead of Shikhar Dhawan. He said, “If Rohit Sharma is given rest or KL Rahul is not fully fit for any match then only Shikhar Dhawan will play. Shikhar Dhawan will continue to play an important role in the team.
Please tell that Shikhar Dhawan had scored more than 500 runs in IPL last year. Shikhar Dhawan recently played an innings of more than 150 runs for Delhi while playing in Vijay Hazare Trophy.