Indian team announced for T20 World Cup
Dinesh Karthik also got a place in the 15-man team
Was last included in the squad of the 2010 T20 World Cup
New Delhi. The BCCI has announced Team India for the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia in October-November. Two wicketkeepers have been selected in this team. Along with Rishabh Pant, 37-year-old Dinesh Karthik has also got a chance. His return to Team India is no less than a film story. Karthik has been selected in Team India as a match finisher. In the last few months, he has been fit and hit in this role. Karthik made an emotional tweet after being selected in the team of T20 World Cup. He wrote, ‘Dreams do come true.’ Karthik was part of the team that won the T20 World Cup 15 years ago under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Dinesh Karthik did an amazing performance with the bat for Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL-2022. He played the role of match finisher for this franchise and scored 330 runs in 16 matches at a strike rate of over 180. His average was over 55. Seeing this performance, he got a chance in the Indian team after 3 years. In Team India too, he played the role of match finisher. Whenever he got a chance to show his ability in this role, he came true every time. Karthik last got a place in the Indian squad for the T20 World Cup in 2010.
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Karthik will play against Australia-South Africa
Karthik has said many times before that he wants to play T20 World Cup for India and now his dream is going to come true. 37-year-old Karthik was also included in the Indian team in the recently held Asia Cup. But, he did not get a chance to play in many matches. However, before the T20 World Cup, India has to play T20 series at home against Australia and South Africa. In such a situation, he is expected to get more chances in this series.
Tags: Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant, T20 World Cup 2022, Team India
FIRST PUBLISHED : September 12, 2022, 21:56 IST