Karthik aims for a comeback before T20 World Cup

Karthik aims for a comeback before T20 World Cup

Karthik aims for a comeback before T20 World Cup
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Dinesh Karthik, who has been in sensational form for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League, has expressed his wish to return to the Indian team ahead of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in 2022.

Karthik has established himself as a terrific finisher for the Bengaluru-based IPL team, scoring some crucial runs at the close of the innings.

Karthik has 197 runs at an average of 197.00 and a strike rate of 209.57 in six matches, including one half-century.

He was in lethal form again on Saturday, April 16th, smashing 66* in only 34 deliveries to assist RCB  reach a score of 189/5 against the Delhi Capitals at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

The game was finally won by RCB by a margin of 16 runs.

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Following his outstanding results, Karthik has indicated his desire to return to the Indian team, identifying it as a long-term goal.

“There is a short-term goal and there is a wider vision as well,” Karthik remarked after the match.

“The short-term goal is certainly to perform admirably for RCB. The greater picture was to represent the country.”

Karthik expressed his desire to be a part of India’s T20 World Cup squad in Australia and help the country win matches.

“I’m aware that the World Cup is approaching. I desperately want to be a part of that World Cup and assist India reach the finish line,” he continued.

“India hasn’t won a multi-nation competition in a long time.”

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“I want to be the person who assists India in doing so. For that, you must prepare differently, be aware of so many things, and strive to be the player who makes people stand up and say, “Hey, this guy is doing something amazing, and I wanted to be that guy.”

Karthik, 36, has represented India in 152 international matches, scoring 3176 runs with one century and sixteen fifties.

Karthik last played for India in an international match against New Zealand in the semi-final of the 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

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