‘You will be a legend one day’: Shikhar Dhawan presents signed bat to Prithvi Shaw

India opener Shikhar Dhawan reportedly presented a bat to his Delhi Capitals’ teammate Prithvi Shaw during the recently-concluded 12th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

A photo is going viral on social media where Shaw’s bat reads a special message and is reportedly signed by his opening partner Dhawan. The message reads: ‘To Shaw, you will be a legend one day’.

The duo played vital roles in providing good starts to Delhi in a highly successful campaign that saw them win their first play-off match in the history of the competition. DC’s season ended after their crushing defeat at the hands of Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 2.

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In 16 matches, Shaw scored an impressive 353 including a scintillating 99 against Kolkata Knight Riders. As for Dhawan, he was more consistent than Shaw and hammered 521 runs in same number of matches.

The southpaw will now be seen donning the blue of India at the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. The first match will be played between England and South Africa on May 30 while India open their campaign on June 5 against the Proteas.

First Published:
May 19, 2019 09:37 IST

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