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“Dinesh Karthik Needs Little More…”: Rohit Sharma On Veteran Ahead Of T20 World Cup
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“Dinesh Karthik Needs Little More…”: Rohit Sharma On Veteran Ahead Of T20 World Cup

File image of Dinesh Karthik and Rohit Sharma© AFPIndia skipper Rohit Sharma wants to give wicketkeeper batter Dinesh Karthik more time in the middle before the team heads down under for the T20 World Cup next month. India have been alternating between Karthik and Rishabh Pant in their playing XI. While the young keeper was given the nod ahead of the veteran player in the Asia Cup, Karthik was picked for all three matches against Australia. "I wanted both of these guys to have a number of games under their belt before the World Cup. When we went to the Asia Cup both of these guys were in the fray to play all games," Rohit said at the post-match press conference after India clinched the three-match series against Australia on Sunday."But I just feel that Dinesh needs a little more gam...
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“Easy Game?” Ravi Shastri Asks Dinesh Karthik On Win vs Australia In 2nd T20I. His Reply Is Pure Gold

After suffering a defeat in the first T20I, India made a strong comeback to beat Australia in a rain-hit second T20I at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur on Friday. Chasing a target of 91 in eight overs, captain Rohit Sharma steered India closer to the target, remaining unbeaten on 46 off 20 balls. With nine runs needed off the final over, Dinesh Karthik hit a six and a boundary off consecutive deliveries to take India to a series-levelling win, ahead of the final game in Hyderabad on Sunday.Since making his comeback in the Indian side earlier this year, Karthik has been mainly given the role of a finisher and the veteran wicketkeeper-batter hasn't disappointed the management.In a post-match interview, Karthik had a funny response when former India head coach Shastri asked if it was an "easy ...
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IND vs AUS: Rohit Sharma Jokingly Chokes Dinesh Karthik After DRS Leads To Wicket In 1st T20I. Watch

Glimpse of Rohit Sharma jokingly choking Dinesh Karthik© TwitterIt was a forgettable night for the Indian cricket team on Tuesday as they lost the first T20I by four wickets against Australia in Mohali. Despite putting up a big total of 208/6, the Rohit Sharma-led side failed to defend the score as Australia romped to the target in 19.2 overs. The team's main fast bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar (4-0-52-0) and Harshal Patel (4-0-49-0) conceded 101 runs in eight overs. For most part, India were left frustrated as they desperately searched for wickets. India skipper Rohit Sharma was also left frustrated too with the way the match progressed.By 11.2 overs, Australia had reached 122/2 chasing a 209-run target. Umesh Yadav was bowling the 12th over when Steve Smith edged one to wicketkeeper Di...