PBKS vs RCB: There comes good news for Punjab fans as the backbone of team Shikhar Dhawan has joined practice sessions ahead of their crucial fixture against RCB. Shikhar missed their previous clash due to a shoulder injury & in his absence, Sam Curran held the reins of the Punjab Kings franchise.
Initially, the franchise revealed that the availability of Dhawan in the RCB clash is subject to the results of his fitness test which will be conducted 24 hrs before the clash. However, clearing all the doubts just a day ahead of the fixture, Punjab Kings posted a photo of Dhawan on social media with the caption that the captain has joined the practice session ahead of their fixture against PCB.
Earlier, when teh franchise was questioned about Shikhar Dhawan’s return a senior PBKS official said, “Nothing can be said now. There is still time for the next game. We will get an update from the physios 24 hours before the match.”
PBKS vs RCB: PBKS beats LSG by two wickets in a last-over thriller
Coming to their previous fixture, Punjab Kings defeated LSG by two wickets. Though Dhawan was missing other batters of the team such as Sikander Raza (57 off 41) along with Shahrukh Khan (23 off 10 balls) helped the Kings to chase them with three balls to spare.
Talking about Shikhar Dhawan’s stint in the ongoing IPL 2023, he has managed to score 233 runs in 4 innings with his highest score being 99 against SRH. He is currently third on the list of Orange Cap in IPL 2023. He also occupies the second position on the list of most fours scored after smashing 29 fours in 4 fixtures. David Warner is leading the highest run-scorer list with 249 runs in his kitty.
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