File pic of Sunil Gavaskar.© AFP
After South Africa within the 4th T20 Worldwide in Rajkot, legendary batter made a powerful assertion about his probabilities of enjoying within the T20 World Cup. Coming in to bat with the rating at 81/4 in 12.5 overs, Karthik blitzed 55 off 27 deliveries to assist India submit a complete of 169/6, which finally proved an excessive amount of for South Africa to chase, as they slumped to an 82-run defeat. It was Karthik’s maiden T20I half-century.‘s game-changing knock in opposition to
“So far as Dinesh Karthik is worried, he got here in at a time the bat needed to be thrown at each supply,” Gavaskar mentioned on the innings break on Star Sports activities whereas analysing India’s batting efficiency.
Karthik, 37, made a comeback to the Indian workforce after a stellar exhibiting within the just lately concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 season.
“Do not have a look at his age, have a look at what he is doing. If DK shouldn’t be on that flight to Melbourne, it’s going to be a giant shock,” Gavaskar mentioned.
Karthik hit 9 boundaries and two sixes in his knock, as India smashed 73 runs off the final 5 overs.additionally contributed properly, scoring 46 off 31 deliveries.
With the collection stage at 2-2, the 2 groups will now face off within the decider in Bengaluru on Sunday.
Matters talked about on this article