New Delhi: Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan seems to be having a tough time ahead of South Africa tour as first he got his ankle injured and now the cricketer’s wife and kids were not allowed to catch the connecting flight from Dubai en route Cape Town, after facing certain documentation issues with the Emirates airlines. Also Read - IND vs ENG T20Is: BCCI Asks Shikhar Dhawan, Suryakumar Yadav And Other White Ball Specialists to Report in Ahmedabad on March 1
While the rest of the Indian team and support staff reached the African nation for the 56-day tour, Dhawan was asked to produce birth certificates as well as other related documents for his kids, which obviously weren’t available at that time. Also Read - Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021 Roundup: Prithvi Shaw Stars as Mumbai Beat Delhi, Rahul Tewatia's Blitz Went in Vain For Haryana
The Delhi batsman then took to his Twitter handle and lashed out at the airlines for their unprofessional behaviour and mentioned that the airline had not specified any such documents earlier. He also complained about the rude behaviour of one of the employees. Also Read - Shikhar Dhawan Shares Picture on Instagram Feeding Birds in Varanasi, His Boatman to Face Action
Here is what Dhawan tweeted:
India will play three Tests, six ODIs and three T20Is against the Proteas. However, Dhawan appears to be a doubtful starter for the opening Test, scheduled to begin from January 5, as the southpaw suffered an ankle injury on Wednesday and has undergone an MRI scan.