Shikhar Dhawan Career: The Indian team for the West Indies tour has been announced. Apart from experienced players, many young players have got a place in this team, but Shikhar Dhawan failed to make a place. The selectors have expressed confidence in Shubman Gill for opening with Rohit Sharma. At the same time, Shikhar Dhawan is sweating it out at the National Cricket Academy in Bangalore. Fans on social media believe that now Shikhar Dhawan’s international career is over. Now he probably will not be seen in Team India’s jersey.
Will Shikhar Dhawan be able to make a comeback in Team India?
But is Shikhar Dhawan’s international career really over? According to Inside Sports, a senior BCCI official told that Shikhar Dhawan is part of our strategy and future plan. Especially, till the ODI World Cup… However, preference will be given to young players over Shikhar Dhawan. He said that now it depends on the selectors whether they want to make Shikhar Dhawan a part of Team India for Asia Cup and West Indies tour or not.
Young players like Shubman Gill and Ishaan Kishan are preferred over Shikhar Dhawan.
Shikhar Dhawan is not a part of Team India since Bangladesh series. Shikhar Dhawan scored 7,8 and 3 runs respectively in 3 matches on this tour. At present, the Indian selectors are preferring young players like Shubman Gill and Ishaan Kishan over Shikhar Dhawan. However, despite this, Shikhar Dhawan remains in the Central Contract List of BCCI. Shikhar Dhawan scored 373 runs at an average of 41.44 in 11 matches of the IFL 2023 season. However, it will be interesting to see whether Shikhar Dhawan is able to return to Team India or not?
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