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A new avatar of Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan has been seen. He has now become a flute expert from a batting specialist. On Thursday, he shared a video in which he is seen playing the flute on Kishore Kumar’s song ‘Yeh Sham Mastani’.
Young batsman Prithvi Shaw is standing behind Dhawan and he is seen singing to the tune of flute. This video has created panic on social media. More than 7 lakh people have seen this video in 7 hours. Along with this, likes of about 3 lakh people have also been received.
Dhawan-Prithvi will be seen opening the Sri Lanka series
Dhawan wrote in the caption of the video – Thursday Tunes, our in-house superstar singer Prithvi Shaw. Dhawan also tagged Prithvi in the video. Yeh Sham Mastani is a song from the 1971 film Kati Patang. Rajesh Khanna and Asha Parekh were in lead roles in this film. Dhawan and Prithvi are currently on a tour of Sri Lanka and will now be seen opening the ODI series.
Was seen in great form during IPL 2021 Dhawan-Prithvi
Dhawan and Prithvi also opened for Delhi Capitals in this year’s IPL, which was a super hit. The two shared a 50+ run partnership 5 times in the tournament. Prithvi is in great form. He scored 827 runs in this year’s Vijay Hazare Trophy at a strike rate of 165.40. Whereas, in IPL, he scored 308 runs in 8 matches at a strike rate of 166.48. Dhawan is currently the top scorer in the league. He has scored 380 runs in 8 matches at a strike rate of 134.27.
Sri Lanka series dates extended by 5 days
A 3-3 match ODI and T20 series is to be played between India and Sri Lanka. It will start from 18th July. Earlier this series was to start from July 13, but after the corona virus cases were reported in the Sri Lankan team, its date was extended by 5 days. Also, its timing has also been changed.
Dhawan was made the captain and Bhuvneshwar as the vice-captain.
Dhawan has also been given the captaincy of Team India. At the same time, Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be seen playing the role of Deputy Captain. National Cricket Academy (NCA) director Rahul Dravid is with Team India as head coach. BCCI has sent 20 white ball specialist players on the Sri Lanka tour.
6 uncapped players also with the team
It also has 6 uncapped pliers. Devdutt Padikkal, Krishnappa Gautam, Rituraj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, Varun Chakravarthy and Chetan Sakaria may get a chance to debut in international cricket.