Dinesh Karthik had featured in the first ever India’s T20 international match in December 2006. Life played a full circle game with him, and after 14 years, he is all set to feature in his 2nd T20 World Cup which will be played in Australia.
At the start of IPL 2022, Dinesh Karthik expressed his desire to be in the combination of India’s T20 World Cup team. To accomplish this wish, he had put a lot of effort and which was clearly visible in his batting during IPL. On Monday, he was rewarded by BCCI and got an opportunity in the Indian team for ICC T20 World Cup 2022, and this World Cup could be his farewell tournament.
After the announcement of the squad, Dinesh Karthik tweeted an emotional message, ‘Dream do come true.’ Mentioning Dinesh Karthik’s tweet, Indian All-rounder Hardik Pandya posted another tweet praising DK with a one-word reply, calling Karthik a ‘Champion.’ This is not the first moment when both players showed gratitude towards each other. In the Asia Cup, when Hardik Pandya wrapped the match with a six in the last over against Pakistan. Dinesh Karthik standing on the non-striker’s end bowed down to Hardik in a million-dollar gesture. Even in the post-match interaction video, they were seen very appreciative, acknowledging and singing praises of each other’s skills.
Karthik had been waiting for this chance since India’s 2019 World Cup.And he captured selectors attention with his outstanding performance in IPL 2022 for RCB as a finisher. With this tweet, Karthik has sent a strong message to all youth, ‘never stop dreaming’.