India’s opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan is currently in Sri Lanka. He is leading the Indian team against the hosts in a limited-overs international series.
In the “Follow the Blues” series of Star Sports, Shikhar Dhawan spoke about his love for horses and expressed his desire to have horses in his farm. He said, “From my childhood, I have always liked horses. My dream is to have horses on my own farm just like Ravindra Jadeja. Of course, it’s my dream and I am sure it will become true one day. I like playing with animals, they love you so much. So I really love it and love riding a horse, it’s blessed for me.”
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A few months ago, Shikhar Dhawan posted a video on his Instagram account of him riding a horse. He captioned it as, “Happiness is time spent with horses.”
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It’s a big achievement for me to lead the Indian team: Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan is handling the leadership duties for India for the first time. Under his captaincy, India has won the ODI series 2-1 against Sri Lanka.
Speaking about the new leadership role, Dhawan said, “It’s a big achievement for me to lead the Indian team. As a leader, my only thinking is to keep the team together. It’s important that the team is happy.”
“We have got a lovely bunch of boys and great support staff. We have worked earlier as well When I was the captain of the India A team and also Rahul Bhai is there in the NCA. So the bonding is already there,” Dhawan added while speaking on Follow The Blues.
The first of the three T20Is between Sri Lanka and India will be played on July 25 at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.