Dhawan has been given the responsibility in the absence of Kumar Sangakkara, who has opted to play for Sri Lankan franchise Kandurat Maroon in the tournament.
"Meet the new #SRH Captain for #CLT20!" read a post on Sunrisers' Twitter handle Saturday with Dhawan's picture below it.
Dhawan was the leading run-getter for Sunrisers in the 2013 Indian Premier League despite missing the early part of the tournament. He scored 311 runs in 10 matches at 38.87.
--IANS (Posted on 14-09-2013)