Dhawan to captain Sunrisers in Champions League Twenty20
Hyderabad: Hyderabad: Batting sensation Shikhar Dhawan will captain Sunrisers Hyderabad in this year's Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament to begin on Tuesday.
The left-handed opener has been entrusted with the responsibility after Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara decided to play for his home side Kandurata Maroons in upcoming tournament.
"Meet the new #SRH Captain for #CLT20! Utho, Chalo, Let's #RiseUp!" read a post on Sunrisers Hyderabad team's Twitter handle today with Dhawan's picture below it.
Dhawan will lead the Hyderabad outfit which boasts of players like former West Indies skipper Darren Sammy, J P Duminy, Dale Steyn, Cameron White etc.
Dhawan has been in phenomenal form ever since scoring a blistering 187 on his Test debut against Australia in Mohali.
Dhawan, who missed the first seven matches of th is year's Indian Premier League due to a hand injury sustained in the Mohali Test, was the leading run-getter for Sunrisers, scoring 311 runs in 10 matches at 38.87.
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