Champions League Twenty20: Shikhar Dhawan, the key in every sense, says Kris Srikkanth

Dhawan has been appointed captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad and the chief mentor believes it is every cricketer's dream to lead a side.

updated: September 17, 2013 13:18 IST
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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).

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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.

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