Lockdown Diaries: Shikhar Dhawan looking to fine tune musical skills

Energetic India opener Shikhar Dhawan, on Tuesday, revealed he is trying his hand at playing a flute while chatting with Shreyas Iyer on Instagram Live.

Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan picked Dale Steyn as the most difficult bowler he has faced alongside off—spinners on turning wickets.

Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan picked Dale Steyn as the most difficult bowler he has faced alongside off—spinners on turning wickets.   -  Getty Images

The current lockdown has seen people restricted indoors with many picking up new hobbies. Energetic India opener Shikhar Dhawan, on Tuesday, revealed he is trying his hand at playing a flute and honing his overall musical skills.

“Music gives you peace and everybody should try to learn how to play a musical instrument now, especially because we have so much time to spend at home due to the lockdown,” Dhawan said while chatting with India middle—order batsman Shreyas Iyer on Instagram Live.

The dashing southpaw also played the flute on Iyer’s request.

Dhawan picked Dale Steyn as the most difficult bowler he has faced alongside off—spinners on turning wickets.

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Asked to pick his most special knock, Dhawan chose the match—winning hundred against Australia in the 2019 World Cup.

Mardo walli feeling aayi (it was a big daddy innings),” Dhawan said.

Dhawan had slammed 117 off 109 balls against the defending champion at The Oval on June 10 as India won by 36 runs. That turned out to be the final tie he played as he was ruled out with a thumb fracture for the remainder of the competition.

India crashed out in the semi—finals, losing to New Zealand.

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