Indian cricket team opener Shikhar Dhawan has been one of the most sorted players when it comes to white-ball cricket.

For the past couple of years, Indian management has utilised opener, Shikhar Dhawan, in a single format and sidelined him for the rest.

Dhawan has been ignored from red-ball cricket since 2018, while he last played a T20I over a year ago. The only time he gets to represent India is in the ODIs.

While his form might have tapered in other formats, the 36-year-old has been at his finest in the fifty-over game. He has played 22 ODIs since 2020 and amassed 975 runs, including ten half centuries.

He recently led India to a 3-0 ODI series win against West Indies and would be looking to do the same in the upcoming series against Zimbabwe.

Dhawan opined his views on him being ignored in the other two formats and how it mentally affects him.

He said,” I am a calm and mature person. I do not let thoughts enter my brain that I don’t play in the T20Is or Tests. If I allow such thoughts, then it would impact my ODI game. “

He further added that till the time he plays for India, he wants to be an asset rather than a liability.

Dhawan revealed himself to be a positive person and values what he has rather than cribbing over what he hasn’t. He further revealed four reasons behind his positive and calm nature.

He said, “Gym sessions, Yoga sessions, running, and skill sessions are the core aspect of my training that helps me stay fit and age like wine.”

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