Karthik hasn’t succeeded but on the T20 world cup. He fell within the last-over thriller towards Pakistan and couldn’t rating a lot towards South Africa, prime edging a pull.
“This could have been the case from the primary day. Pant has performed Exams and ODIs there, and has carried out. When did Dinesh Karthik final play in Austrlaia? This isn’t a Bangalore wicket. I stated this even right now that Pant ought to’ve been within the staff as an alternative of Hooda, Pant has the expertise of taking part in right here. He broke Gabba’s delight in his legendary knock),” Sehwag stated on Cricbuzz.com.
(“Ye toh pehle din se hona chahiye tha. Vo vahan Take a look at cricket khele hain, ODI khele hain aur carry out kiya hai. Dinesh Karthik kab Australia me khele hain? Ye koi Bangalore ki wicket nahi hai. Most important aaj bhi ye hello keh raha tha ki Hooda ki jagah Pant ko khilaate, unko vahan khelne ka anubhav hai. Unhone Gabba ka ghamand toda hai Australia ka.”
Couple of days in the past, former India captain Kapil Dev had stated that Pant ought to play as an alternative of Karthik.
“I wish to say that since we now have Rishabh Pant, now could be the time India want him. It felt as if Dinesh Karthik would get the job performed, however factoring within the wicketkeeping as nicely, I really feel that if India have that left-hander possibility within the staff, this staff would look full,” stated Kapil.
Within the recreation towards South Africa, Karthik left the sphere earlier than the final 5 overs of the match and Pant took over the wicketkeeping duties instead.
“I can solely give them suggestion, it’s the administration’s resolution. If Karthik is match, they are going to return to him once more. However in line with me, Rishabh Pant ought to’ve been within the XI from the beginning),” stated Sehwag.