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Shikhar Dhawan Achieves yet Another Joyful Milestone 

Shikhar Dhawan Achieves yet Another Joyful Milestone
Shikhar Dhawan. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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India opener Shikhar Dhawan celebrated the milestone of one million followers on micro blogging site, Twitter. Dhawan has been in a rich vein of form in recent time and received the Man of the Series award in the recently concluded Test series against Sri Lanka as well.

Dhawan delivered a special message on the micro-blogging site to thank his fans and also promised to keep working hard.

Here is what he tweeted: 

“Thank u for making it a 1 million family on twitter. It’s my promise to keep working hard and bring laurels to my country,” his message read. #1millionfamily.

In Rich Form

Dhawan reached the 28th position in the latest ICC Test rankings, his career-high ranking after India whitewashed Sri Lanka in a three-match series. The left-hander moved up 10 places to 28th position after his impressive run in Sri Lanka.

He scored two centuries in three Tests, including a 119 in the final Test in Pallekele, and finished the series as it’s highest run-getter (358 runs). He also pocketed the Man of the Series award.

Dhawan walked in the team as a replacement for Murali Vijay in India’s 16-man squad. Dhawan, with his performance, will now press for a permanent spot in Test XI.

But, before that, he will play a key role in the five-match One Day International (ODI) series to be played from August 20 at Dambulla. India will begin as the favourites to win the series comprehensively against Sri Lanka. The hosts are currently struggling to get their team combination right after injuries and fitness worries.

Their lowest point came after they lost 2-3 against Zimbabwe, which led to Angelo Mathews’ resignation as captain. India last played an ODI series against West Indies which they won 3-1.

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