Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan continued his love affair with Champions Trophy when he smashed yet another half-century against South Africa on Sunday June 11,2017 during India's third Group B match. Dhawan scored 78 during India's run-chase of 192 runs and became the fastest batsman to score 1000 runs in ICC ODI tournaments.
Shikhar Dhawan scored 78 during India’s run-chase of 192 runs and became the fastest batsman to score 1000 runs in ICC ODI tournaments. The left-handed batsman just extracted 16 innings to achieve the feat and break Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar’s record (18 innings).
The left-hander now has the scores of 68, 125 and 78 in this on-going ICC Champions Trophy 2017
In the last edition of Champions Trophy, Dhawan was named the man of the tournament after the left-handed batsman smashed 363 runs in 5 matches at an average of 90.75. His innings included two tons and three half-centuries.