Indian team defeated South Africa by a comprehensive margin of 82 runs in the 4th T20I match in Rajkot of the ongoing T20I series. Dinesh Karthik was the biggest reason why India won the 4th T20I. Karthik played an amazing knock of 55 runs in 27 balls.
When Dinesh Karthik arrived to bat, the Indian team was struggling at 81 for 4 in 13 overs. Dinesh kept his calm and played safely in the first 10 balls. Later he attacked Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje and Dwaine Pretorius to take India to a total of 169 runs. He formed a 65 runs partnership with Hardik Pandya.
While answering the questions in mid match interview, an interesting incident happened with Dinesh Karthik. During the interview, Dinesh Karthik suddenly stopped for a few seconds and glanced towards the sky in shock. This incident caught the attention of cricket fans.
However, Karthik soon resumed his interview. Dinesh Karthik revealed that he stopped because he thought a ball was coming towards him. Dinesh said,”Sorry, I thought the ball was coming this way”. Karthik in the interview said that it was a tricky pitch to bat.
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“Just feels good”: Dinesh Karthik expresses his happiness after his first T20I fifty
Dinesh Karthik was extremely delighted with his comeback in the Indian T20I team. He was happy to make a contribution in the 4th T20I. Dinesh Karthik said: “Just feels good. I am feeling very secure in this setup. In the last game, things didn’t go according to plan, but I went and expressed myself today.”
He added: “I think I am thinking a little better. He is able to assess situations better and that comes with practice. Credit to my coach. They bowled brilliantly upfront and made it tough for us.It was a tough pitch to bat on. It was hard to hit boundaries. When I went in Hardik told me to take my time.”