Dinesh Karthik has final donned the Indian jersey in an ODI recreation towards New Zealand in July 2019.
Veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has fallen out-of-favour from the minds of the Indian selectors and captain as a possible wicketkeeper-batsman for the Indian cricket crew in limited-overs format after the retirement of former Indian captain MS Dhoni. Karthik, who has represented India in 94 One Day Internationals and 32 T20 Internationals scoring 1752 and 399 runs at an financial system price of 30.2 and 33.2 respectively had final donned the Blue jersey in an ODI recreation towards New Zealand in July 2019.
After the retirement of MS from worldwide cricket, India is taking a look at youthful choices together with the likes of Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, Sanju Samson and Ishan Kishan because the keeper of the squad. In the meantime, the Tamil Nadu Stalwart is all set to check out one thing new in his cricket profession as he will likely be donning the commentator hat for the upcoming limited-overs collection between India and England.
On February 22, Monday, Sky Sports activities, who’ve the rights of telecasting the matches between India and England, made a mega announcement concerning the inclusion of Dinesh Karthik within the commentary panel. The 35-year-old is the one Indian current within the checklist as the remainder of the members embrace David Lloyd, Nasser Hussain, Ian Ward, Ebony Rainford-Brent, Michel Atherton, Rob key and Stuart Broad.
Dinesh Karthik to affix the commentary panel late
With this, the wicketkeeper additionally joins the elite checklist of the Indian cricketers who’ve tried their hand in commentary whereas being lively gamers. The checklist is headed by Harbhajan Singh and likewise options names like Gautam Gambhir, Parthiv Patel and Robin Uthappa.
Nonetheless, Karthik may need to overlook the preliminary days of limited-overs collection between India and England as he’s at the moment main Tamil Nadu within the home Vijay Hazare Trophy and has promised to affix the commentary panel solely after fulfilling his commitments in the direction of the Tamil Nadu aspect.
The league stage of Vijay Hazare Trophy will finish on March 1, with Tamil Nadu enjoying their final fixture on February 28, nevertheless the ultimate of the marquee occasion will likely be performed on March 14. Ought to Tamil Nadu qualify for the second spherical, Karthik may need a delayed entry into the commentary field. India will lock horns towards England in 5 T20 Internationals adopted by 3 ODIs, ranging from March 12 at Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad.