Dinesh Karthik Team India: Dinesh Karthik returned to Team India after 3 years, at the age of 36, the bowlers will get rid of sixes

New Delhi: Dinesh Karthik, who made his debut in the year 2004, has completed 18 years in international cricket. During this, he saw many ups and downs in his career. Keep going in and out of the team. But did not lose courage. When Team India was out after losing in the semi-finals of the 2019 World Cup in England, Karthik’s exile also started. Now after a full three years, he has got a chance again in Team India. Due to the tremendous form he continued in IPL 2022, he has made it to the domestic T20 against South Africa.

Returning to the team after three years
Dinesh Karthik, who plays the role of ‘finisher’ for Royal Challengers Bangalore, has impressed everyone. He got a different look this season. DK played the last T20 International for India on 27 February 2019. Now on 22 May 2022, he has been called again. After finishing several matches one after the other, the claim of this experienced wicket-keeper batsman was quite strong. By the way, Dinesh Karthik’s last ODI was on 9 July 2019 at Old Trafford. This was the same semi-final, which India lost in the World Cup.

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287 runs in 14 matches of IPL 2022

Dinesh Karthik has scored 287 runs in 14 matches of the season. During this, he may have scored only one fifty, but in adverse conditions, he is capable of scoring as fast as he can. DK may have been able to score runs at a strike rate of 132.55 in his IPL career, but this time he is running at a rate of 191.33. This is the best in 15 seasons. 9 times he has returned unbeaten. A similar performance would be expected from him against South Africa in the lower order along with Hardik Pandya.

Pie form from domestic cricket

Dinesh Karthik continued to play IPL after being dropped from Team India in 2019. He was the captain of KKR, but mid-season that too was snatched and given to Eoin Morgan. Meanwhile, he did not give up hope of returning to Team India. Started playing for the domestic cricket team Tamil Nadu. Leading the team to the finals of the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Although he also suffered an 11-run defeat at the hands of Andhra Pradesh in the title match, but in this match, Karthik played an innings of 116 runs in 103 balls. He scored 376 runs in 8 matches at an average of 53.71 throughout the tournament.

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India’s T20 squad against SA
Lokesh Rahul (capt), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (vice-captain, wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, Venkatesh Iyer, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi , Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malik.

T20 series schedule

  • 1st T20, 9th June, New Delhi
  • 2nd T20, June 12, Cuttack
  • 3rd T20, June 14, Vizag
  • 4th T20, 17th June, Rajkot
  • Fifth T20, June 19, Bengaluru