Punjab Kings’ all-rounder Rishi Dhawan made his Indian Premier League comeback during the Chennai Super Kings clash after missing out on the last five seasons.
Rishi Dhawan was pick by Punjab Kings in the mega auction ahead of the ongoing season for INR 55 Lakh after his impressive show in the domestic circuit with Himachal Pradesh.
He led his team to the historic Vijay Hazare Trophy last year.
Rishi, the 32-year-old grab attention for the safety shield which he wore on his comeback game while bowling.
While playing Rishi Dhawan wore the gear for protection as he recently underwent surgery for the nose injury that he suffered during Ranji Trophy.
Rishi miss the initial matches of the season due to the surgery but the all-rounder is raring to go to help his team who are going through a rough patch this season with just three wins in the first 7 matches.
Ahead of the mega clash, Punjab Kings post a video on their social media account where Rishi Dhawan talk about his injury and the comeback.
What's more dangerous than a lion? 𝘼 𝙝𝙪𝙣𝙜𝙧𝙮 𝙡𝙞𝙤𝙣. #SherSquad, tune in to this video to find out the reason behind @rishid100's initial absence & how he is all set for a roaring comeback now 👊#SaddaPunjab #PunjabKings #IPL2022 #ਸਾਡਾਪੰਜਾਬ #RishiDhawan pic.twitter.com/mnKKULSSrz— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) April 24, 2022
Rishi Dhawan Said :
The 32-year-old made an instant impact on his comeback by dismissing in-form Shivam Dube for 8 in his second over while defending 188.