IND vs SA T20, Dinesh Karthik: 36-year-old Indian veteran wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik has got a chance in Team India after 3 years. A 5-match T20 International series will be played between India and South Africa from June 9. Karthik will also be seen playing in this T20 series against South Africa.
Dinesh Karthik showed his talent in IPL 2022 :-
Dinesh Karthik recently showed his tremendous finisher avatar in IPL 2022. With the arrival of Dinesh Karthik, the opportunity of entry in Team India was snatched from the hands of 2 Indian wicketkeepers. Let’s take a look at these 2 wicketkeepers:
IND vs SA T20: Sanju Samson, Rajasthan Royals :-
Dinesh Karthik snatched the chance of entry in Team India from Sanju Samson. Sanju Samson’s in and out of Team India continues. Indian selectors did not even ask Sanju Samson in the T20 series against South Africa.
Talking about Sanju Samson, he has played 13 T20 matches for India, in which he has scored 174 runs. Sanju Samson has scored 458 runs in 17 matches of IPL 2022.
Jitesh Sharma, Punjab Kings :-
Wicket-keeper batsman Jitesh Sharma, who showed amazing performance in IPL 2022 from Punjab Kings; was also entitled to entry in Team India. But due to Dinesh Karthik, he also did not get a chance. Jitesh Sharma scored 234 runs in 12 matches of IPL 2022 with a strike rate of 163.
Jitesh Sharma could have given a chance in the T20 series against South Africa, but the Indian selectors did not do so because of Dinesh Karthik.