‘They still see me as a kid’ – Shikhar Dhawan seeks blessings from parents before departing to UAE for IPL 2020
Having played 159 matches in the IPL so far, Dhawan has amassed a total of 4579 runs with an average of 33.42.
Updated - Aug 20, 2020 5:55 pm
The star performer for Delhi Capitals, Shikhar Dhawan is all set to fly for the gulf country with his team members to get going for the coming season of the Indian Premier League. The preparations for staging the 13th season of the fancy league are in the final leg and the tournament will kick start from September 19. Matches will set action from three venues namely Dubai, Sharjah, and Abu Dhabi, and the final will be played on November 10.
The ace batsman proved to be the perfect son, and his latest Instagram post talks of the same. Before stepping ahead for UAE, Dhawan went to meet his parents and sought their blessings so that he could perform in personal best in the tournament.
The upcoming season can get tough on players as they have been witnessing outdoor sessions and field after the break of 5 long months. The Delhi batsman uploaded an adorable picture along with his parents and captioned it as – “Came to seek blessings and wishes from my parents before the long tour.
They still see me as a kid, There’s no love like the love of your parents, and I’ll always cherish it.”In the picture, the Delhi lad can be seen cutely hugging his parents, and it speaks volumes about their bond with each other.
Shikhar Dhawan has been associated with the IPL since its inaugural season
Having played 159 matches in the IPL so far, Dhawan has amassed a total of 4579 runs with an average of 33.42. The star batsman has been associated with the IPL since its inaugural season, firstly he went in action alongside Delhi Daredevils and later was taken over by Sunrisers Hyderabad. After plying his trade successfully for SRH for years, he is back with the home team which is Delhi Capitals
As per BCCI’s directions, teams can start flying for UAE to gear up for their month-long pre-camp. Most of the teams are expected to leave for the venue nation around 21-22 August. In the latest turn of events surrounding IPL developments, KL Rahul-led KXIP has already taken off for UAE today. A player has to test negative twice before joining the squad and will be tested again upon touching UAE.