kept himself active in this game for the longest time
By winning this match, India has made the five-match T20 series absolutely thrilling as the opening two matches were won by South Africa and India have won the third and fourth T20Is. 37-year-old Dinesh Karthik hit his first half-century in T20 International in which he hit 2 sixes and 9 fours and is the only T20 player from India who has kept himself active in this game for the longest time.
‘Butler best white ball cricketer’, scored 498 runs in ODI, 500 will also be made, when these two things pass
All players have retired today
Karthik made his T20 debut for the first time in 2006 and even then he was against South Africa and the match was played in Johannesburg. Virender Sehwag was leading and Sachin Tendulkar was also playing in this match which was his only as well as other members of the Indian team also made their T20 debut in the same match in which Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and captain Virender Sehwag himself. were also involved. All these players have retired today.
He scored 31 runs in 28 balls in 2006.
The special thing is that Karthik was the first Indian player to win the Man of the Match award in T20 International. He scored 31 runs in 28 balls against South Africa in 2006 and the Indian team managed to win the match by six wickets. The batsman of that time is doing wonders even in 2022 and it is a big deal in itself that how long the 37-year-old Karthik has completed.
Scored 1st T20 International fifty
Talking about the latest match, Karthik made his presence at the crease at a time when the pitch was playing tough and he set himself up in four-five balls. Once again after solidification, he made a great partnership with Hardik Pandya. He also scored his first T20 International fifty and took the Indian team to challenging scores.
credit also goes to my coach
Karthik said after the match – It looks very good. I feel very secure in this team. Things didn’t go according to plan in the last match but today I went to express myself. I think DK is understanding things better. He is sensing the conditions better and all these things come from practice. The credit for this also goes to my coach.