ICC Champions trophy is just getting to its end of the group stages and soon the main stage will be set for the big games which will be the semi finals and the finals. The pitches in England were expected to be favoring the bowlers but it was not what was being observed and witnessed in the cities like Birmingham and Cardiff. So in such situations the batsman were expected to score heavy runs and in such circumstances all eyes are on highest run scorer batsman in ICC champion trophy 2013 so far. In the stats corner we have Shikhar Dhawan the Indian Opener who is leading in the highest run scorer batsman in ICC champion trophy 2013. In the three games which Shikhar Dhawan has played so far has managed to score 264 runs which is the highest runs scored so far in the ICC Champions Trophy by any individual player.
Shikhar Dhawan has been in blistering form and has been the score making machine for the Indian team in this Champions Trophy so far. Dhawan was under immense pressure and controversy as he was being opted for the team India after dropping of Gautham Ghambir and Virender Sehwag, so a lot was expected from this guy which he surely delivered so far. In his total of 264 he has managed to make two centuries one against South Africa and the other against West Indies. He is having the average of 132 in this series so far which is exceptionally good and he has been the star performer for the Indian team in their wins against South Africa and West Indies with his mega tons in both the matches.
Highest run scorer batsman in ICC champion trophy 2013
Shikhar Dhawan is a very attacking and aggressive batsman who opens for India and this aggressiveness is being complimented by the awesome strike rate which he maintains throughout his batting. In this ICC Champions Trophy Shikhar Dhawan has the strike rate of 109.09 and in this tournament so far he has managed to hit 27 boundaries and 2 mighty sixes. No doubt Dhawan has given the platform for the Indian team and have given them another batting advantage and have given them the stable and strong openings tart which the Indian team was missing for quite a long time due to the poor form of Ghambir and Sehwag. So a lot depends on the stunning form of Dhawan that whether he is able to sustain the top position as the highest run scorer batsman in ICC champion trophy 2013 or whether he will lose his way and form as the tournament enters in to the latter half.
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