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IPL 2022: Who is Rishi Dhawan and Why he is wearing a face shield?

Rishi Dhawan - Who is he and Why he is wearing Mask
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Rishi Dhawan Indian Cricketer:

Rishi Dhawan is an Indian cricketer who plays first-class and List A cricket for Himachal Pradesh. Dhawan is primarily a medium-fast bowling all-rounder who bats in the middle-order. Dhawan has played for Kings XI Punjab in the 2008 IPL. He was signed-up by the Mumbai Indians in 2013.

Hailing from Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, Rishi Dhawan made his first-class debut at a tender age of 19. He is known for subtle variations in his bowling and is also preferred by teams in limited-overs cricket.

He has done well, both with bat and ball and has had an excellent first-class record so far.

He played a few matches for Mumbai Indians IPL-6 before Kings XI Punjab bought him in the 2014 auctions. Though he did not play all the games in IPL-7, he did fairly well in the opportunities that he got.

IPL Debut

IPL debut: vs Delhi Capitals at Wankhede Stadium, Apr 09, 2013

R Dhawan Personal Information

  • Born: Feb 19, 1990 (32 years)
  • Birth Place: Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
  • Role: Bowling All-rounder
  • Batting Style: Right Handed Bat
  • Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Rishi Dhawan Face Shield:

Punjab Kings all-rounder Rishi Dhawan was seen wearing a protective face shield while bowling against Lucknow Super Giants in an Indian Premier League match at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Friday.

Rishi Dhawan had also sported the headgear in his first match of IPL 2022 against Chennai Super Kings on Sunday.

Why does Rishi Dhawan wear a mask?

Rishi Dhawan, the Himachal Pradesh captain had suffered a blow on the face in a Ranji Trophy match following which he had to undergo surgery and decided to wear the face shield to prevent further injury.

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What is Rishi Dhawan mask?

For the uninitiated, RDhawan was injured during his stint at the Ranji Trophy. The seamer had suffered a head injury at the time, as he was struck inside the face. He also had to undergo surgery following the incident and therefore sported the face mask to protect himself against any further injury.

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