Akhtar also revealed an episode in his younger days when four senior Pakistan players had threatened to beat him up because they felt insecure by his presence.
Dhawan has been a regular member of the team in all formats ever since he made a sensational Test debut in 2013, scoring a sublime 187 against Australia at Mohali. However, the setbacks have been many.
The left-hander still has time on his side to make a national comeback.
5 batsmen who have hit six sixes in an over.