Legendary opener Shikhar Dhawan became the first player in IPL history to score two consecutive centuries in the league. The left-handed batsman achieved this record in the match played against Kings XI Punjab on Tuesday night. Dhawan’s century however was ruined as Punjab defeated Delhi by five wickets. Dhawan scored an unbeaten 106 off 61 balls.
Dhawan was adjudged Player of the Match for his century. Dhawan said, ‘Today the decision did not go in our favor, but the team players played brilliantly. I took the responsibility of holding one end and when I got the chance, I hit the boundaries.
Dhawan has broken the record by scoring a century, he is unaware of this. When asked about this, he said, “I don’t know.” Dhawan had played 69, 57, unbeaten 101 runs before Tuesday. Dhawan said that he was in the same style during his innings as he was in his debut match.
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He said, ‘I had a lot of fun today. I batted in this manner in my first Test. It is a good thing that I am scoring consistently, it gives you confidence. I want to make sure that I rest well and stay fresh before the next match.