Yesterday at Pune, India completed a clinical win over defeating England by a fair margin of 66 runs and got a 1-0 lead in the three match ODI series. Dhawan, Kohli, Rahul, Thakur and both debutants, Krunal and Krishna starred in the triumph. Read Also What exactly happened to next Virat Kohli in making ? Unmukt Chand Felt like his clothes were ripped apart.
In the post match press conference the Indian Opener asked how managed to maintain body language when he was not playing, Dhawan said."I kept myself quite positive when I was not playing T20 series, I kept working on my process, fitness and I try to seek the side of situation."
When asked about the youngsters, Dhawan said it's because of their domestic and IPL experience that allows them to build confidence. The Indian Domestic cricket is strong enough and owing to IPL's exposure, youngers attain a conviction to play unwaveringly against the top International side.
"It totally depends on the wicket, today it was seaming as well as swinging, so going for quick runs at the expense of quick wickets wouldn't had made sense So just tried stay yet we managed to put on a huge score on board", Shikhar Dhawan replied on asking India's typical approach in ODIs. The Lefthander said, there always lies pressure in an International pressure and an experienced player is aware how to absorb that. Shikhar Dhawan completed his fifty in style with a maximum from 68 balls.
Shardul Thakur and the Debutant Prasidh Krishna comprehensively shared 7 wickets in the last game and derailed the visitors for good, on asking to Shikhar about their contribution, he said, "Prasidh was rushing the batsman and it's great sign for a debutant, also Shardul Thakur is a smart cricketer, he has improved the control on his bowl well lately." Shardul reminiscently got Two in an over to turn the tides by dismissing Eoin Morgan and Jos Buttler in the 25th over. "Its good to see fast bowlers getting us the breakthroughs", The Indian opener added.
Shikhar Dhawan was awarded Player of the match for his magnificent 98 and India went 1-0 in the Three match ODI series. The Second match will be played on Friday March 26 at Pune.