Sports News: Shikhar Dhawan did such work in West Indies, which Dhoni, Ganguly, and Virat also wanted to do!
The Indian team did many tours of the West Indies under the leadership of many captains, but never before has such a feat been seen as seen under the captaincy of Kamal Shikhar Dhawan. Dhawan defeated West Indies in their own home in the ODI series. This is the first time that an Indian captain has made a clean sweep while playing the West Indies ODI series at his home.
No Indian team captain had done such a situation for the West Indies team before. There are many reasons for the Indian team to create history on West Indies soil. Let us know about them in detail -
* Opening pair broke the back of West Indies:
Not only in cricket, for victory in any game, but it is also said that the first attack should be strong and for India, this strong attack was done by Shikhar Dhawan and Shubman Gill. Except for the second ODI, both these players had seen centuries for the opening wicket between them in the third and first ODI.
* Shikhar Dhawan led from the front:
One of the biggest reasons for the clean sweep of the West Indies was Shikhar Dhawan leading the team from the front. Shikhar Dhawan backed his players and also trusted them, and used them in the right match so that he could give his best in any situation. Shikhar Dhawan also performed better in batting according to the team's opener.
At present, Shikhar Dhawan is the second most successful batsman on the team, in this series, in all three matches, Shikhar Dhawan scored a total of 168 runs at an average of 56 runs.
* Gained advantage of West Indies' failure in the first powerplay:
The Indian team also got a huge advantage because West Indies failed to take wickets in the first power play. This condition of the West Indies was seen in all the matches of the ODI series.
West Indies bowlers did not take a wicket for 73 runs during the powerplay in the first match of the ODI series, similarly, West Indies bowlers gave 42 runs in the power play of the second ODI and one for 45 runs in the first power play of the third ODI. The Indian team got a big advantage due to this thing that could not even take wickets.