Dinesh Karthik Retirement: Indian team’s experienced wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Karthik can now retire from cricket soon. Karthik himself has indicated this. Karthik, who is 37 years old, recently played the T20 World Cup 2022 season hosted by Australia.
Karthik was taken to Australia for the World Cup as the best finisher with the team, but his performance was nothing special. Now he has indicated to retire soon through an Instagram post. Karthik has thanked everyone while sharing an emotional post.
Karthik shared video and emotional post
Dinesh Karthik shared a video on Instagram. Karthik has shared memorable photos through this video. In this, teammates are seen with the players and family. Karthik’s twin children and family were also seen in the video.
With this video, Karthik wrote in the caption, ‘The goal was to play the T20 World Cup for the Indian team, for which I worked hard. Proud to have played the tournament. We missed our target, but it has filled my life with many wonderful memories. Many thanks to all my fellow players, coaches, friends and most importantly the fans who supported me.
Karthik’s cricket career
26 Test matches: 1025 runs scored
94 ODIs: 1752 runs scored
60 T20 matches: 686 runs scored
Karthik made his international debut in 2004
Let us tell you that Karthik’s career has been full of ups and downs. Karthik made his debut for Team India on 5 September 2004. He played his first match against England at Lord’s ODI. Also, Karthik played the last match of his career in the T20 World Cup this year. He scored 7 runs in the T20 match played against Bangladesh on 2 November.
Karthik played his last ODI against New Zealand in the 2019 World Cup. After this, Karthik did not get a place in Team India. Everyone had assumed that his career was almost over. But from here Karthik worked hard and showed his great game in IPL. Because of which he was selected for the World Cup.