Shikhar Dhawan is the third player that Delhi Capitals might retain in IPL 2022 mega auctions. Dhawan has been among the top run-scorers in the tournament with a consistent batting show in all the seasons. The left-handed batsman has scored 5577 runs in 183 innings in IPL and is the 2nd highest run-getter in the tournament.
In IPL 2021, the Delhi Capitals opener mustered 380 runs in 8 innings at an average of 54.28 and strike rate of 134+ to emerge as the highest run-scorer in the tournament. Shikhar Dhawan is also a regular member of the national team for the last 7-8 years and has a lot of international experience. Hence, Dhawan is a valuable batsman for Delhi Capitals and they might retain him in the 2022 edition.