Mohali: The decision to appoint Shikhar Dhawan as captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad was made with the long term in mind, Krishnamachari Srikkanth said on Monday (September 16).
Srikkanth, the former India captain who is now the chief mentor of the Hyderabad outfit, said it was every cricketer's dream to go on to lead his side. "As a player, you want to establish yourself and then slowly move up the ladder and become the captain. For any player, it's the same," said Srikkanth. "When you are appointed captain for a prestigious team during a prestigious tournament, it motivates the individual even more.