‘The Finisher’ Dinesh Karthik performed an astonishing knock for the India Nationwide Cricket Staff within the first T20I match of the five-match T20I collection in opposition to Nicholas Pooran-led West Indies Nationwide Cricket Staff on the Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad on Friday, July 29.
West Indies received the toss and invited India to bat first within the match. Pacer Alzarri Joseph made his T20I debut for West Indies and Shimron Hetmyer made his comeback to the aspect.
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Batting first, India captain Rohit Sharma performed brilliantly and he scored 64 runs off 44 balls, together with 7 fours and a pair of sixes, earlier than being dismissed by Jason Holder. Suryakumar Yadav additionally made a good contribution however different batters, together with Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant and Hardik Pandya did not make any main contributions.
Dinesh Karthik got here out to bat after the dismissal of skipper Rohit Sharma within the fifteenth over. He was solely ready so as to add 11 runs with Ravindra Jadeja earlier than the all-rounder received dismissed within the sixteenth over.
After that, veteran wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik batted cautiously earlier than going berserk in opposition to the West Indies Nationwide Cricket Staff bowling assault.
The 37-year-old Dinesh Karthik scored simply 17 runs in his first 12 deliveries, however then he smashed sensational 24 runs at a strike fee of 342.85 within the final 7 balls of his innings.
Total he was in a position to smash 41 runs off 19 balls, together with 4 fours and a pair of sixes, and he batted with a strike fee of 215.78. He additionally added 52 runs in simply 25 balls with off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.
In the meantime, Karthik’s 41 runs cameo knock, which got here at a strike fee of 215.78, is the third greatest knock by an Indian batter within the T20I cricket in opposition to West Indies by way of strike fee.
Highest Strike Charge vs West Indies in a T20I Innings for India [Minimum 30 runs]:
241.37 – Virat Kohli (70* off 29)
221.42 – Rohit Sharma (62 off 28)
215.78 – Dinesh Karthik (41* off 19)
Additionally, this was Dinesh Karthik’s 4th 30+ rating for the India Nationwide Cricket Staff, which got here at a 200+ strike fee.
Right here’s How Twitter Reacted To Dinesh Karthik’s Cameo Knock:
DK – The finisher
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) July 29, 2022
India have finished properly right here with the bat. Useful knocks by Rohit & DK. This pitch isn't a street, and the avg scoring fee at this venue is 7.40 (on the premise of CPL video games, final of which was held in 2020).
— Gurkirat Singh Gill (@gurkiratsgill) July 29, 2022
— Jeetendra (@Jeetendra0908) July 29, 2022
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) July 29, 2022
Dinesh Karthik The Finisher – 41* (19). What a knock, what a end by DK. He's confirmed but once more he's nonetheless ok for India, what a participant.
Take a bow, DK. pic.twitter.com/zozMTBP9tl
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) July 29, 2022
— Sky11 (@sky11official) July 29, 2022
— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) July 29, 2022
As soon as Once more Dinesh Karthik Proven his Capability….. tremendous inning by tremendous shot…
That's why we want an ideal loss of life over specialist #WIvsIND#RohitSharma #dineshkhatik pic.twitter.com/CJmHd1uorC
— Suraj Kumar (@surajkumar2894) July 29, 2022
I wrote in opposition to Dinesh Karthik for not taking good benefit of alternative,
Me to Karthik as we speak : pic.twitter.com/qq2rJUcJgM
— g0v!ñD $#@®mA (@rishu_1809) July 29, 2022
— Shamsi (MSH) (@Shamsihaidri1) July 29, 2022
Love India's 5-6-7 to bits!! If Hardik Pandya doesn't get you, Ravindra Jadeja will. If Jadeja doesn't get you, Dinesh Karthik actually will! Fab end to the innings!#WIvIND
— Prasenjit Dey (@CricPrasen) July 29, 2022
Dinesh Karthik within the final 7 balls – 6,4,0,6,4,0,4. He scored 24 runs in final 7 balls. That's why India attain 190 runs mark. He end so properly. pic.twitter.com/KZuOvyOfMx
— Cricket Web page (@CricketPage3) July 29, 2022
India end the innings at 190-6 in 20 overs as India confronted a center order collapse. Rohit Sharma performed an amazing knok at begin a on the the top Dinesh Kartik finsihe very properly to achieve a very good whole.#INDvWI #T20I #FanCode
— Alkesh (@Alkesh008) July 29, 2022
— ︎ ︎ (@reaadubey) July 29, 2022
— Sandeep Sanyal Azad (@sanyal0121) July 29, 2022
— Ravi Prakash (@impravi06) July 29, 2022
— Sohit Rharma (@a_t_i_m_h_s_a) July 29, 2022
— Damaged Cricket Goals Cricket Weblog (@cricket_broken) July 29, 2022
— Howdy_Tweeps (@Howdy_Tweeps) July 29, 2022
DK is a beast down the order the place you are able to do nothing else however hit.
Finishes the innings on excessive.#IndvsWI
— Cricwas (@Cricwas) July 29, 2022
41* off 19 balls. What a end by Dinesh Karthik right here.
— Shivani Shukla (@iShivani_Shukla) July 29, 2022
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