Marcus Stoinis praised Shikhar Dhawan for playing brilliantly this season and for learning from him.

Delhi Capitals reach final for the first time in IPL history. Shikhar Dhawan in batting, Kagiso Rabada in bowling, Marcus Stoinis with the all-rounder. Dhawan, who struggled to make big scores earlier this season, impressed with the bat when he got in touch. He has scored two centuries in a row and scored over 600 runs in this IPL before the final. Marcus Stoinis praised Shikhar Dhawan for playing a key role in Delhi's success.

Shikhar may not be our captain but he impressed with his performance. He is the leader for us. Shikhar played incredibly well. Scored two centuries. His timing is good even in matches where he does not play well. He really led us this year, "said Stoinis.

"He is the leader of our team. He brings a lot of energy to the team. Shikhar shared his immense knowledge with us. I learned a lot from him this season. Dhawan is accustomed to any situation. It's nice to see him, "said Stoinis.