Indian wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik stunned cricket fans with a post on his Instagram on Wednesday. Karthik’s position quickly becomes a major point of discussion and speculation is rife that the Tamil Nadu-born cricketer may have thrown a big insinuation on his retirement. Karthik wrote about the incredible feeling to play for India in T20 Globalism Australian Cup regrets the team’s exit from the semi-finals.
“The World Cup was for India and it was a feeling of pride to do it… We fell short of the ultimate push, but it has filled my life with so many memories to cherish. Thank you to all my fellow players, coaches, friends and most importantly the fans for the undying support. #DreamsDoComeTrue # T20WorldCup,” Karthik wrote in the caption.
He shared a video of his tour in Australia. Except for the time he spent on the field, the video also featured Karthik’s teammates and family members.
India’s T20 World Cup journey came to an end at the semi-final stage after the Rohit Sharma-led team was knocked out by eventual champions England. The T20 World Cup was not fruitful for Karthik either. The management of the Indian team relied on Karthik’s role as the final captain and selected him for the first 11 matches, ahead of Rishabh Pant. India’s team plans simply didn’t work out because Karthik failed to shine in the T20 World Cup.
In the opening match of the T20 World Cup, Karthik could only score one run against arch-rivals Pakistan in Melbourne. cricket a land. Karthik’s performance was unchanged after the 37-year-old was dismissed for just six runs against South Africa. Karthik played his last T20 World Cup match against Bangladesh and managed just seven runs in that encounter.
Overall, Karthik has so far played 60 matches for India in T20I cricket and scored 686 runs along with a lone half-century. In ODIs, Karthik has worn the India jersey on 94 occasions. Karthik has 1,752 runs under his belt in fiftieth form. He has so far scored nine half-centuries in ODIs.
In Tests, Karthik has so far played 26 matches and scored 1025 runs. Karthik also has one century and seven half-centuries to his name in Tests.