Indian Express – Written by Shamik Chakrabarty
| Published: February 11, 2018 3:58 Shikhar Dhawan along with Virat Kohli added 158 for the second wicket at the Wanderers on Saturday.

Summary

  • Written by Shamik Chakrabarty | Published: February 11, 2018 3:58 Shikhar Dhawan along with Virat Kohli added 158 for the second wicket at the Wanderers on Saturday.
  • But the first two hours of India’s batting at Wanderers today belonged to Dhawan.
  • In the very first over after India chose to bat, Morne Morkel made one sneak through Dhawan’s defence and the ball missed the off stump by centimetres.
  • Dhawan doesn’t have Kohli’s range and putting a price on his wicket is the biggest change that has happened to his batting since his return to the fold in the Champions Trophy last year.
  • With Rohit Sharma a walking wicket in this series – he got out for five today; 40 runs in four matches – Dhawan has raised his game sufficiently to ensure that top-order balance isn’t affected.


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