More players for opening slots good for Indian Cricket: Dhawan
Greater Noida: Indian Cricket team opener Shikhar Dhawan finds nothing wrong if team has more than two players for the opening slots. Dhawan said that healthy competition in the side is always good.
"I am aware that there could be three players for two (opening) spots. But there is nothing wrong in it. In fact it is good for Indian cricket,” said Dhawan.
Praising KL Rahul’s brilliant form, Dhawan admitted that former has played some tremendous Cricket in all formats of the game.
The left-handed batsman, who was dropped from the playing 11 in the final Test match against West Indies, said that it is always disappointed to get dropped from the squad but at the same time he takes it as a motivation to come back with more strength.
“When I was out of India's T20 team, I did feel sad but at the same time got tremendous motivation within myself to do well and come back in the team," Dhawan said.
Applauding New Zealand, Dhawan said:
- New Zealand has some good players like their captain (Kane) Williamson and (Tim) Southee.
- They can make an impact in the series.
- It could be a spinning track in the series.
- They have Mitchell Santner in the side, who bowled well in the World T20.
Virat Kohli led Indian team will lock horns with New Zealand in the first Test match of the three-match series beginning September 22 at the Green Park in Kanpur.