Due to a toe injury, the Punjab Kings captain Mayank Agarwal was ruled out of the IPL 2022 game against Sunrisers Hyderabad.
In Mayank's absence, Punjab will be led by Shikhar Dhawan. and Prabhsimran Singh replaced Mayank in the playing XI.
Opener Shikhar Dhawan is making valuable contributions with the bat to the side.
Former English spinner Graeme Swann has
Dhawan as 'Mr IPL'.
Swann said, "Clearly, he's in the form of his life. I mean, he's
been playing a pink suit gear dog in the IPL. He is Mr IPL, and Ilove watching every minute of him bat like that."
So far, Dhawan has been PBKS's highest run-scorer in IPL 2022.
He scored 197 runs in five innings at an average of 39.40 and a strike rate of 133.10, including a half-century.
It was against record five-time former champion Mumbai Indians (MI) that he made his season's top score of 70.
He is just 19 runs away to become only the second batter in IPL to date, reaching the landmark of 9,000 runs after Virat Kohli.
He has already struck the most fours in the competition to date (673).