Shikhar Dhawan forgets Ashton Turner’s name. Cricket Australia has a good laugh

first_img commentary scorecard No data available! graphs advertisementcenter_img Shikhar Dhawan forgets Ashton Turner’s name. Cricket Australia has a good laughWhile seemingly struggling to recollect Ashton Turner’s name, Shikhar Dhawan lauded the Australian batsman’s effort, saying “that guy played a really good knock” in the Mohali ODI on Sunday view more view less India Today Web Desk MohaliMarch 11, 2019UPDATED: March 11, 2019 13:31 IST Ashton Turner, playing only his second ODI, took the Indian attack to the cleaners in Mohali (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSAshton Turner slammed a 43-ball 84 to help Australia complete their highest-ever successful run chase in ODIsAsh who? ‘That guy’ leaves India reeling, read the headline of one of the stories on Cricket Australia websiteShikhar Dhawan’s 143 went in vain as Australia leveled the 5-match series 2-2 on SundayIndia opener Shikhar Dhawan seems to have struggled to recollect Ashton Turner’s name during the post-match press conference in Mohali on Sunday. Turner bagged the Man of the Match award after slamming a 43-ball 84 in the fourth ODI between India and Australia.Turner earned an Australia call-up after impressing in recently-concluded Big Bash League season for Perth Scorchers. The 26-year-old, playing only his second ODI, hit six sixes and five boundaries to help Australia achieve their highest-ever successful of 359 chase in ODIs.Turner left the Mohali crowd stunned and India captain, Virat Kohli frustrated when he sent the hosts’ best death bowlers in Jasprit Bumrah and Bhuvneshwar Kumar to the cleaners. Turner also smashed left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav to pull off a remarkable escape act.It was Shikhar Dhawan’s return-to-form century that went in vain as India failed to defend a 350-plus score for the first time in their ODI history.Dhawan lauded Turner’s effort, saying “that guy” took the game away from india in Mohali. The India opener also rued the dew that made it difficult for the India bowlers, especially the wrist-spinners to grip the ball.”He’s a new player but we knew that – he already (played). Of course, ‘that guy’ played a really good knock and took the game away from us,” Dhawan told the media in Mohali.”But if there wasn’t any dew it wouldn’t be possible to play those shots. Because of the dew those things just got away from us. Credit goes to him that he played a great knock.”advertisement’Ash who? That guy leaves India reeling’Cricket Australia’s official website cricket.com.au had a good laugh at Dhawan’s expense. “Ash who? ‘That guy’ leaves India reeling,” reads the headline of one of their news stories.Meanwhile, Dhawan shed light on how he had been dealing with criticism over his form (or the lack of it) in the recent past. The left-hander roared back to form and silenced his critics, hitting a fluent 143 in the Mohali ODI.”I perform best when I am calm. There’s no point in cribbing or being sad,” Dhawan said.”When I feel hurt, I move on quickly. And I don’t really know what people are writing. I make sure that I am in a positive frame of mind and keep doing my process,” he added.Also Read | I perform best when I am calm, don’t read newspapers: Shikhar DhawanAlso Read | Unfair to compare Rishabh Pant with MS Dhoni: Dhawan after Mohali defeat to AustraliaAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow India vs AustraliaFollow Shikhar DhawanFollow Ashton TurnerFollow Mohalilast_img

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