Why Shikhar Dhawan will be ruled out for 7-10 days

Shikhar Dhawan | Credit: PTI

38 years old The veteran opening batter Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of the match against Rajasthan Royals which prompted the Punjab Kings unit to be led by English all-rounder Sam Curran.

17 th edition of Tournament Punjab performance is not good amidst of this, Dhawan absence would be big blow for this team. Punjab skipper could be out of action for 10 days due to shoulder injury, so he is likely to be out for at least a couple of days, I would say. Having an experienced opener, somebody like Shikhar, who has experience of playing on such wickets, becomes extremely crucial (for the team).We have to wait and see how he responds to the treatment.

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At the moment, it seems that he could be out of action for at least seven-ten days,” said Bangar in the post-match press conference. Punjab have been hampered by the lack of solid starts from openers Dhawan and Jonny Bairstow. Dhawan’s replacement, Atharva Taide too failed to fire against Rajasthan.