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Ind v Nz: Was not hurt when the captaincy was taken back from me, says Dhawan on not being captain in Zimbabwe

Ind v Nz: Was not hurt when the captaincy was taken back from me, says Dhawan on not being captain in Zimbabwe

Auckland, Nov 24 (Ians) When India were to tour Zimbabwe for three ODIs in September, Shikhar Dhawan was initially named as the captain of the second-string squad. But the left-handed opener was made the vice-captain as Kl Rahul cleared his medical tests and was a late addition to the squad apart from being made the captain.

Such decisions could demotivate an individual. But on the eve of captaining India in the Odi series against New Zealand, Dhawan revealed that he wasn’t hurt by the last-minute change in leadership role for the short tour of Zimbabwe.

“First of all, I am really fortunate to get the captaincy of the Indian team at this stage of my career. It is very nice to have this challenging opportunity and grab it with both hands. We have won a good series too with a young side. Regarding Kl being made captain in Zimbabwe, I

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