Shikhar Dhawan, a starter in the Indian Premier League, related a great story about a former Sunrisers teammate (IPL). The seasoned opener talked about his past interactions with Warner, including how he would react to his punches and how Warner would criticise him.
Shikhar Dhawan worked alongside David Warner while representing SRH in the IPL before joining the Delhi Capitals. Shikhar Dhawan was an important component of Team India in all competitions until 2018. (DC). In 2014, the left-handed batter served as the Sunrisers Hyderabad’s captain and led his side to the playoffs by winning 10 of their 16 games. He lost his position as captain the next year.
I used to sledge him back as well, Shikhar Dhawan
David Warner used to disparage Shikhar Dhawan during the Test match, the cricketer acknowledged to The Lallantop. The southpaw said that he gave it back to the man as payback for making fun of his membership on the red-ball team.
“Your opponents will attempt to wear you down mentally, particularly in Test matches. Warner used to do it regularly. He reassured me, saying “Your position in the Indian squad is not fixed.” You’ll get fired! But back then, Dhawan said Lallantop, I would also sledge him.
He formerly struggled with gambling addiction. I used to irritate that person, thus You will pick up gambling again and relapse into addiction, I would reply. You will sell everything. You see, it’s a contest! These incidents keep happening, Dhawan added.
The 37-year-old was selected Player of the Series in the 2013 Champions Trophy after playing a vital role in representing India in ICC events. He scored an excellent century against Australia in the ICC ODI World Cup 2019 group match before going down with a finger injury. Dhawan announced his ambition to host the 2018 50-over World Cup later this year.