Veteran opener Shikhar Dhawan scored his maiden T20 century in the match against Chennai Super Kings. In the match played in Sharjah, Dhawan played an unbeaten century, batting brilliantly. The 34-year-old Dhawan hit a century for the first time in his 13-year T20 career. Dhawan, who has played more than 7000 runs and more than 250 matches in the T20 career, for the first time scored a century in the shorter format of cricket.
Dhawan played an unbeaten inning of 101 runs in 58 balls against Chennai here. During his innings, he hit 14 fours and a six. Dhawan was named man of the match for his memorable and match-winning innings. After taking the man of the match, Dhawan said that it was fantastic to score a century for the first time in the 13-year history of the IPL.
He said, 'It is very special that I have been playing IPL for 13 years and this is my first-century innings. I am very happy I have been batting well since the start of the season but I could not convert the score of 20 to 50, "he said." I was mentally positive, trying to score runs. I am more fit now. I am running fast and feeling energized. '
Let us know that Shikhar Dhawan has played many teams in IPL so far and has played 168 matches so far. In this, he scored 4938 runs at an average of 34. He has hit a record 39 half-centuries during this period.