KKR won, but captain Dinesh Karthik made an embarrassing record against Hyderabad. KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders) performed well against Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2020 and the team also got a convincing win by 7 wickets, but captain Dinesh Karthik’s performance disappointed.
He could not succeed in scoring runs, as well as making an embarrassing record. Dinesh Karthik was dismissed for zero in this match against Hyderabad and also at zero in first match.
In this match against Hyderabad, Dinesh Karthik came to bat at number four and was dismissed LBW without Rashid Khan opening the account. He faced 3 balls in his innings, though KKR won.
This was the fourth time in the IPL when he was out for zero against Hyderabad and he has now come at number one against this team in terms of getting out at zero. Earlier this record was in the name of Ajinkya Rahane who has been dismissed three times against SRH in the duck.
Batsman of the most number of dismissals in IPL against Hyderabad
Dinesh Karthik – 4 times
Ajinkya Rahane – 3 times
Apart from this, Dinesh Karthik has come out on par with Kedar Jadhav and Rohit Sharma in the IPL in the most number of dismissals against a single team. Kedar Jadhav has so far lost four wickets against Punjab in IPL and Rohit Sharma four times against RCB. Dinesh Karthik has also been out for zero four times against Hyderabad.
Players who have been dismissed for the most number of times in the IPL against a team
Dinesh Karthik – 4 times against Hyderabad
Kedar Jadhav – 4 times against Punjab
Rohit Sharma – 4 times against RCB
Meanwhile, Shubman Gill’s innings was very attractive which included maturity and patience. After his innings, former England cricket team cricketer and commentator Kevin Pietersen, through his Twitter handle, said very interesting thing about this 21-year-old batsman.
Kevin Pietersen wrote that he should be the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders team. Not only Pietersen, many former cricketers were also impressed by this innings. Shubman Gill contributed immensely to the team and played quite smart cricket. On the other hand, after Kevin’s tweet, many users also supported his talk.