he Delhi Daredevils had been the one group within the Indian Premier League (IPL) who had failed to achieve the finals of the event even as soon as. There have been a number of spectacular runs which have seen them high the desk within the league part and attain the knock outs however they by no means managed to achieve the summit conflict within the 11 years of its existence until 2018.
Add to that just a few years of underperformance and heads lastly rolled. The group was relaunched in a brand new avatar in 2019 and the identify was modified to Delhi Capitals. With the change of identify got here a change of personnel and Delhi had been flying once more. One of the most important additions to the group in 2019 was homeboy Shikhar Dhawan who was traded in after spending a number of profitable years with the Hyderabad group.
Dhawan had a right away affect as he offered a lot wanted solidity to the highest order. His partnership with the younger Prithvi Shaw laid the foundations of a number of victories for the group. With the IPL in limbo this yr as a result of coronavirus pandemic, cricketers have been conserving busy by doing plenty of chat periods on social media.
Young Prithvi Shaw throughout a reside session for the Delhi Capitals was requested who his favourite opening partner is and pat got here the reply Shikhar Dhawan.
“Shikhar Dhawan because I have opened with him most,” Shaw mentioned in the course of the Instagram reside session.
Shaw captured the creativeness of the Delhi followers as he scored 99 runs off simply 55 balls towards Kolkata Knight Riders on the Feroze Shah Kotla stadium throughout a excessive stress chase. His efforts helped Delhi tie the match, which they finally received within the tremendous over.
Shaw was handed his restricted overs debut for India earlier this yr in the course of the tour of New Zealand.