Sachin told me to be gutsy: Shikhar Dhawan

After signalling his arrival in Test cricket with a bang, debutant Shikhar Dhawan on Saturday said it was a great moment to receive his maiden cap from Sachin Tendulkar, who told him to be as ‘gutsy’ in international cricket as he has been in the domestic circuit.

“It was a great moment to get the Test cap form Sachin paaji. I have watched him since I was a kid, it was a dream come true,” said Dhawan after his record-breaking feat. Asked if Tendulkar had an advice for the 27-year-old batsman from Delhi, Dhawan said, “He told me ‘we have known you as a very gutsy player in domestic cricket, now we hope to see you as a gutsy player in international cricket, so show us some guts’.” Read more
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