ICC Champions Trophy 2013: Shikhar Dhawan dedicates his Golden Bat award to flood victims in Uttarakhand

Updated: 24 June 2013 02:06 IST

Shikhar Dhawan scored 363 runs in the tournament with the help of two centuries and one fifty.

Birmingham:

Winner of the coveted 'Golden Bat' Shikhar Dhawan made a touching gesture as he dedicated his award to the victims who had lost their lives in the recent flood that affected the state of Uttarakhand.

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"I would like to dedicate my performance to the people who have lost their lives back home due to the flood. My prayers are with them," the new batting sensation of the Indian team said at the presentation ceremony. (Read: Match report)

The Indian players of late have shown their social consciousness with Yuvraj Singh dedicating one of their winning performance to the Delhi's gang-rape victim while Manoj Tiwary also dedicated his man-of-the-match award against West Indies to those who lost their lives in the tragic fire that broke out at the AMRI hospital in Kolkata.

Topics : Cricket ICC Champions Trophy 2013 England India MS Dhoni Shikhar Dhawan Brian Lara
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