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Dhawan Takes Fans Into the Indian Dressing Room in Edgbaston

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: June 4, 2017, 10:53 AM IST
Dhawan Takes Fans Into the Indian Dressing Room in Edgbaston

Photo Credit: Shikhar Dhawan/ Instagram

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New Delhi: Cricketers are considered demi-gods in India and the fans love getting a sneak peek into their life. And on Saturday, India opener Shikhar Dhawan decided to give the fans a view of the dressing room after returning from training ahead of the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash in Edgbaston on Sunday.

Taking to Instagram, Dhawan posted: “View of our dressing room!! 😊👍🏼.”

View of our dressing room!! 😊👍🏼

A post shared by Shikhar Dhawan (@shikhardofficial) on

India playing Pakistan on the cricket field is a sight to behold. And while one would think that it is only the fans who love the livewire atmosphere, the reality is that the players enjoy it just as much. While fans wait with bated breath for the high-intensity clash on Sunday, even India opener Shikhar Dhawan had earlier revealed that he was counting the day before the two teams clash at Edgbaston.

Taking to Twitter, Dhawan wrote: “Eyes all set on d ball...cant wait for d big match on 4th..😊👍🏼💪🏼🙏🏼.”

Even though the rivalry between the two teams is legendary, they don’t meet expect in multilateral events (ICC and ACC tournaments) due to the cross-border tension.

The Indian government has made it clear that bilateral cricketing activities cannot take place between the two teams in the present circumstance.

Earlier, former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi had said that he was all excited and looking forward to this season's first India-Pakistan clash, as the arch rivals are set to lock horns at Edgbaston.

Unlike the ICC World Cup and the WT20, where Pakistan is yet to register a victory over India, the green brigade has two triumphs against the 'Men in Blue' in the Champions Trophy.

"The Champions Trophy is the only ICC event where Pakistan have had successes against India. We won the 2004 match at Edgbaston and then the 2009 match at Centurion. I hope the Men in Green deliver a rousing performance at Edgbaston to improve their record against India in global events," Afridi said in an exclusive column for the International Cricket Council.

First Published: June 4, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
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