Vivo IPL 2018 Shikhar Dhawan likely to replace David Warner as Sunrisers Hyderabad captain. The Senior opener Shikhar Dhawan may be back as captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) after David Warner was barred by the BCCI from this edition of Indian Premier League in the wake of ball tampering scandal. With Warner gone, Dhawan being a certainty in the XI and the senior-most player in the set-up is likely to lead the side.
Indian Premier League captains need to have a certain amount of stature which adds to their brand value. Shikhar Dhawan is the only candidate apart from Warner in the current Sunrisers setup. The other possible candidate could be Kiwi Kane Williamson, but he might not be a certainty in the playing-XI.
Vivo IPL 2018 Shikhar Dhawan:
Kiwi #KaneWilliamson is also being considered..
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The replacement is concerned New Zealand Luke Ronchi looks a probable candidate after his excellent show in the Pakistan Super League for the Islamabad franchise. He scored a half-century in the final.
Shikhar Dhawan: 32years Indian open Shikhar Dhawan is the top contender for the Captaincy of Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL Session 11. He has played 127matches in IPL and scored 3561 runs in these matches with a strike rate of 121.86.
In previous IPL Dhawan scored 479runs in 14 matches and gave an excellent contribution to his team. The left-hand opening batsman Dhawan played for the Delhi Daredevils in 2008 and was their third-highest score getter with 340 runs in 14 matches with an average of 37.77 Rating. The Mumbai Indians for two seasons. Dhawan had a great IPL season of IPL, totaling 569 runs from 15 matches.