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Shikhar Dhawan has raised the bar for all of us: Gautam Gambhir

Press Trust of India
Aug 14, 2013 at 11:27am IST

New Delhi: Senior opener Gautam Gambhir has openly admitted that fellow Delhi cricketer Shikhar Dhawan has "raised the bar" for him and all others with his stupendous performances at international level.

Gambhir, who is fighting to make a comeback into the India side, showered accolades on Dhawan, who smashed the second highest individual List A score of 248 against South Africa A on Monday.

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"Shikhar proud of u, brilliant knock. Keep going, keep the tricolour fluttering. And yes Shikhar, thanks for raising the bar for all of us. Good luck for future too," Gambhir tweeted.

Shikhar Dhawan has raised the bar for all of us: Gautam Gambhir

Gambhir has admitted that his fellow Delhi team-mate has raised the bar for him and all others with his performances at international level.

Dhawan's opening partner during last two seasons, Unmukt Chand also took to the micro-blogging site to congratulate the man of the moment.

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"Cant believe my ears. shikhardhawan gone berserk against south africa A. Sheer demolition by jatt. inspiring," Unmukt wrote.

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