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‘T20 World Cup mein select hona hai isko’: Rohit Sharma caught teasing Dinesh Karthik on stump mic during MI vs RCB | Cricket



‘T20 World Cup mein select hona hai isko’: Rohit Sharma caught teasing Dinesh Karthik on stump mic during MI vs RCB | Cricket

Dinesh Karthik was standing on the non-striker’s finish when Jasprit Bumrah was working by the Royal Challengers Bengaluru middle-order. Bumrah was on a hat-trick twice – as soon as within the seventeenth over when he dismissed RCB captain Faf du Plessis and Mahipal Lomror off successive balls after which within the nineteenth over when he removed Saurav Chauhan and Vijaykumar Vyshak. On each events, Bumrah could not get the third.

Rohit Sharma was caught teasing Dinesh Karthik

After watching all of the carnage from the opposite finish, when Karthik lastly received his likelihood to bat, he promptly hit Bumrah for a six – that was solely the second boundary Bumrah had conceded within the day. It spoke so much about each Bumrah and Karthik.

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Faf du Plessis (61) and Rajat Patidar (50) additionally performed an necessary function in guaranteeing RCB received near the 200-run mark. Karthik (53 not out off 23 balls) produced simply the sort of knock RCB wanted in direction of the top of the innings.

In a contest the place his fellow pacers erred constantly, Bumrah’s accuracy and mastery over variation helped him rule the roost as soon as once more.

Mixing up his fiery yorkers completely with sharp bouncers, Bumrah snaffled the in-form Virat Kohli (3) early on to increase his unusual run on the Wankhede Stadium whereas taking part in the IPL.

Du Plessis and Patidar banished their poor run with their respective half-centuries whereas placing on 82 runs for the third wicket, however Bumrah, who bowled three overs submit the midway mark, appeared to have damaged the again of RCB’s resistance with a terrific spell.

However Karthik, who took a liking for Akash Madhwal (1/57) to gather 38 runs off his two overs, completed with 5 fours and 4 sixes.

Seeing Karthik produce one other masterclass of a ending act, former MI captain Rohit Sharma determine to have some enjoyable. The stump mic caught Rohit teasing Karthik with a T20 World Cup remark.

“Shabash DK! T20 World Cup mein choice ke liye push karna hai isko. Dimagh mein chal raha hai iske World Cup. (Properly completed DK! He’s pushing for a spot within the T20 World Cup. His thoughts is occupied with the considered the World Cup),” Rohit was caught saying on the stump mic to Karthik.

Rohit Sharma teases Dinesh Karthik throughout MI vs RCB IPL 2024 match

Karthik had grabbed the wicketkeeper’s spot in India’s final T20 World Cup marketing campaign in Australia with an impactful efficiency within the IPL. This time too, the veteran cricketer is exhibiting no indicators of slowing down. However one other T20 World Cup will probably be too steep a climb as Karthik has already introduced that this IPL will probably be his final.

He, nonetheless, has not stated something about his plans to retire from worldwide cricket. However on the age of 38 – he will probably be 39 on the time of the World Cup in June – it appears a bit tough for him to pip the likes of Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, Jitesh Sharma and Sanju Samson for the keeper’s spot even when he doesn’t announce his retirement.

Coming again to the match, Karthik’s heroics with the bat, was nonetheless, not sufficient to deliver RCB again to profitable methods. Ishan Kishan went ballistic to make 69 off simply 34 balls (7x4s, 5x6s) and Suryakumar dazzled with a 19-ball 52 with 4 sixes and 5 fours, as Mumbai Indians overhauled RCB’s 197-run goal in simply 15.3 overs.

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