Times of India – RANCHI: Shikhar Dhawan ‘s prolonged bad patch is more about his mindset rather than technique, feel former players, who have watched the Indian opener’s dip in form over the past few months.

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  • RANCHI: Shikhar Dhawan ‘s prolonged bad patch is more about his mindset rather than technique, feel former players, who have watched the Indian opener’s dip in form over the past few months.
  • “There is no denying Dhawan is going through a bad patch but with only three international matches left, I don’t see any drastic changes happening,” Chopra told PTI on the eve of the third game.
  • “His record in multi-nation tournaments (World Cup, Champions Trophy, Asia Cup) is fabulous, so it could well be a matter of time that he is back in form,” feels Chopra.Dahiya thinks Dhawan’s issue is that of mindset and trying to score quickly.
  • With Shikhar, if he plays that expansive cover drive with a big front-foot stride inside the first two overs, you know that he is in good touch,” Dasgupta said.
  • But that didn’t happen,” said Chopra.But Chopra did raise a pertinent point about Dhawan not playing any first class cricket for the entire month of December.


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