New Delhi: As the Indian Premier League's ninth edition is set to kick-off from April 9, Sunrisers Hyderabad opener Shikhar Dhawan on Saturday welcomed both the new teams -- Gujarat Lions and Rising Pune Supergaints.
Dhawan took to micro-blogging site Twitter and congratulated skippers Mahendra Singh Dhoni (RPS) and Suresh Raina (GL) for their new assignments.
In fact, at the end of the his message, Dhawan warned Raina, who will be leading an IPL team for the first time, to be ready for the tough challenge ahead.
Here is the video.
All the best @msdhoni & @ImRaina for @IPL with your new teams! Jam kar mukabla hoga!
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) April 9, 2016
In the IPL opener, Supergiants will play against Mumbai Indians at Wankhede stadium today.