[caption id="attachment_821431" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-821431" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Shikhar-Dhawan-3.jpg" alt="Shikhar Dhawan" width="628" height="355" /> Shikhar Dhawan (AFP Photo)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Delhi-Capitals">Delhi Capitals</a> (DC) opener <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shikhar-dhawan/news/">Shikhar Dhawan</a> batted at the nets, took some throwdowns from head coach <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/ricky-ponting/">Ricky Ponting</a> and finally had a long chat with adviser <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/sourav-ganguly/">Sourav Ganguly</a> before heading to the dressing room at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Friday. <strong>(VIDEO: <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/video-can-bruised-delhi-capitals-stop-andre-russell-fuelled-kolkata-821215">Can bruised Delhi stop Russell-fuelled Kolkata?</a>)</strong> <p></p> <p></p>Dhawan's role will be crucial in Saturday's <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/indian-premier-league-2019-200997/">Indian Premier League</a> (IPL) match against <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/kolkata-knight-riders">Kolkata Knight Riders</a> as DC look to get back to winning ways after losing their last game against Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday. <p></p> <p></p>Speaking to <em>IANS</em>, Ganguly said it was a simple chat and he just asked the India opener to stick to the basics and not over experiment. <p></p> <p></p>"It wasn't a struggle in the last few games. He just played differently and will play differently against Kolkata. I had a chat with him after the nets and just asked him to take it like a normal T20 game and play attacking cricket," Ganguly said. <p></p> <p></p>Interestingly, the emotions in Kolkata will be divided on Saturday as their favourite son is now a part of the Delhi outfit. Asked if such thoughts crossed his mind when he was playing for Pune Warriors India, Ganguly didn't wish to go back in time. <p></p> <p></p>"That is way too far. My focus is on the job at hand and I am hoping that we go out tomorrow and play good cricket," the former India captain said. <p></p> <p></p>An important factor in Saturday's game will be the way the DC boys take on KKR's in-form all-rounder Andre Russell. The West Indian has single-handedly won Kolkata both their games in the IPL so far. <p></p> <p></p>While Russell hit a swashbuckling unbeaten 49 off 19 balls in the first game against Sunrisers Hyderabad, he cracked another match-winning 48 off 17 balls against Kings XI Punjab. But Ganguly has a small warning for the superstar. <p></p> <p></p>"He is definitely in very good form. But cricket is a game of uncertainties and anyone of our bowlers can have a good game against him. So, let's wait and watch," Ganguly said.