Shikhar Dhawan, who performed for the Delhi Daredevils within the inaugural version of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008, is ready to go back to his house workforce after 11 years for IPL 2019.
In keeping with a file in ESPNCricinfo, Dhawan, who was once no longer retained by means of the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH)within the 2018 IPL auctions, is ready to move out to Delhi in a switch deal that may see Vijay Shankar, Shahbaz Nadeem and Abhishek Sharma transfer aspects. This shall be a homecoming for Shankar as he has been previous been a part of SRH. Each Abhishek and Nadeem haven’t performed for some other workforce in IPL. Actually, IPL 11 was once Abhishek’s debut season.
SRH purchased again Dhawan in closing yr’s public sale the usage of proper to compare (RTM) card for INR five.2 crore (approx USD 820,000) and ever since then, there have been rumours that the Indian opening batsman was once unsatisfied with the fee and that it seems that pressured the franchise to free up him.
Since Daredevils had purchased the trio of Shankar (INR three.2 cr), Nadeem (INR three.2 cr) and Abhishek (INR 55 lakhs) for a complete of INR 6.95 crore, Sunrisers would most effective wish to pay the steadiness quantity in money.
Dhawan’s debut IPL season in 2008 was once his first and closing season with Daredevils prior to he moved to Mumbai for a few years and in the end arrived to Hyderabad, to start with taking part in for Deccan Chargers for a yr prior to becoming a member of Sunrisers in 2013.
Additionally, Dhawan has been the main run-getter for Sunrisers with 2,768 runs in 91 innings at a median of 35.03 and strike-rate of 125.13. In IPL 2018, he scored 497 runs at a median of 35.50. His strike-rate was once 142.82, higher than his general strike-rate of 136.91.
The auctions for the 2019 IPL version are set to be hung on December 16.